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Senior Finance Officer at PiggyTech Global Limited

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PiggyTech Global Limited (“PiggyVest”), is a financial service company that helps customers achieve financial freedom through responsible savings and on-the-go investment. PiggyVest is the largest online savings and investing platform in Nigeria. With a growing user base of over 1.2 million customers, PiggyVest is growing its suite of innovative products to further help people better at financial management and planning.

Job Title: Senior Finance Officer

Location: Lagos, NG
Job Type: Full-Time
Reporting to: Chief Operations Officer

Job Summary

  • We are looking for an experienced Senior Finance Officer to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions.
  • Senior Senior Finance Officer responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures.
  • A successful Senior accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts.
  • The ideal candidate has also experience collaborating. Senior accountant duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all of our accounting tasks.

Main Responsibilities and Activities

  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Manage all accounting tasks
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
  • Provide input into the department’s goal-setting process
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory principles
  • Liaise with our COO to improve financial procedures

First-year Outcomes
These are not all the outcomes you will be expected to achieve, but some of the primary ones:

  • Ensure the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions.
  • Prepare and record asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Maintain and balance subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, and reconciling transactions and resolving discrepancies.
  • Maintain general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts, preparing a trial balance, and reconciling entries.
  • Summarize financial status by collecting information and preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements.
  • Produce payroll by initiating computer processing; printing checks, verifying finished product.
  • Completes external audit by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts and providing information for auditors.

Equal Opportunities:

  • We strive to be an equal opportunities employer and commitment to this process will be expected

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Essential Requirements

  • At least 5 years’ experience as a financial officer, controller, accounting supervisor, chief or senior accountant
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Awareness of business trends
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end / year-end close process
  • Hands-on experiences with accounting software packages, like FreshBooks and QuickBooks
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Accuracy and attention to detail Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant courses.
  • Accounting certifications (e.g. ICAN, CMA or CPA) will be added advantages
  • Experience with (fin)tech startups will be prioritized

Working Hours:

  • Full time. The pattern of hours may vary according to operational needs and generally work will be carried out during normal office hours. PiggyVest is a flexible employer.
  • Holidays: 14 working days per annum, plus statutory holidays
  • Contract: This is a permanent contract. The period of notice is 3 months in writing on each side. There is a probationary period of 6 months.

Compensation Structure

  • N6M – 7.8M Net Annual Salary
  • Housing Bonus
  • Discretionary Quarterly Performance Bonus
  • 13th Month Salary
  • Healthcare, Pension, Taxes

Application Deadline

Not Specified.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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