Management Accountant at Paga Nigeria

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    Pagatech was founded in early 2009 with a vision to enable a cashless society and bank the unbanked in Africa. Our first product offering, Paga, is a direct to consumer mobile payments service. Paga is an innovative, open, secure, and interoperable mobile payments platform that allows any person who has a mobile phone to transact electronically – thus turnin…

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    Management Accountant

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp

    Location: Yaba, Nigeria
    Department: Finance
    Sector: Consumer Finance
    Grade Level: Management Accountant 2 – Grade 8
    Report to: Finance Manager

    About The Role

    • Paga is looking for a passionate, self-driven and experienced Management Accountant to join our team! As the Management Accountant, you will be responsible for managing, developing, and overseeing the financial management system in our company. 
    • The management accountant will be responsible for analyzing and advising our current and future expenditures for maximum ROI and project performance.
    • The ideal candidate will be well-versed in GAAP methodologies, and capable of creating cost-effective budgets for future projects. They will also be responsible for developing, proposing, and implementing company-wide plans to reduce financial risks and lower costs as well as participate in project audits.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Analyse financial information, variance analysis and commentaries to assist business profitability and growth
    • Provide accurate and sound management reporting to assist with key decision making
    • Supervise month end financial activities. Assign and enforce deadlines for all stages of the closing process
    • Manage team members and oversee all aspects of account payable, account receivables and revenue assurance. Plan, assign and review team member’s work.
    • Provide financial advice by studying operational issues; applying financial principles and practices; developing recommendations
    • Follow and comply with international accounting standards for financial statements
    • Ensure compliance with all financial regulations
    • Contribute to annual budgeting and planning process
    • Prepare budget estimates and financial plans for management and board members.
    • Ensure tax compliance and returns

    Knowledge And Skill Requirements

    • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Financial analysis
    • Proficiency across data, financial and strategy analysis
    • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of a 2:1 in finance, accounting or any related field and must be a chartered accountant or has a professional qualification (ACCA, ICAN, CIMA) in view
    • Broad experience and knowledge of accounting and reporting standards
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Experience in communicating and influencing senior stakeholders
    • Advanced computer software skills, including Excel macros and other accounting packages
    • Must have completed the mandatory NYSC

    Key Competencies:

    • An analytical approach to work
    • Commercial and business awareness
    • Strong attention to detail and an investigative nature
    • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise
    • The capacity to make quick but rational decisions
    • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise
    • Problem-solving skills and initiative
    • The potential to lead and motivate others
    • The ability to work as part of a team and to build strong working relationships
    • Self-Driven and hardworking
    • Discreet and respects confidentiality
    • Integrity and high professional/personal ethical standard

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Pagatech Limited on paga.bamboohr.com to apply

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