Vacancy for Accountant at Andela

Andela is developing a corps of high-quality technology talent across the African continent that will drive the current and future phases of tech-enabled growth around the world. With the fastest growing population and highest youth population in the world, we believe Africa is one of the greatest untapped markets for talent development.Andela is recruiting to fill the position of:Job Title: AccountantLocation: Lagos, NigeriaType: Full TimeAbout the Accountant Role You will be part of a high-functioning team where your work matters. You will make a difference and join our mission. As most start-ups, we operate at lightning speed, and if you embrace it, you'll be challenged every day. This position will report directly to the Finance Manager, Lagos.The Accountant will provide overall account support for Andela Lagos operations with accurate preparation of financial statement of affairs; timely execution of monthly payroll, recording of expenses and reconciliations as required. Key ResponsibilitiesThe specific responsibilities of the Accountant will include:Assist in preparing accrual basis monthly balance sheet, statement of operations and requested additional schedules for dashboard for parent company within 10 days of each month end.Assisting in managing treasury functions which includes updating the weekly bank and payment positions and ensuring that the Company’s bank accounts are properly funded at all times.Prepare monthly bank reconciliations for all bank accounts in the ledger.Monthly reconciliation of intercompany activity with parent company and other Andela subsidiariesPosts customer payments by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions.Provide admin support and contract compliance reviews if any as required by the Finance Manager, Lagos.Assist in developing reporting processes, procedures and internal controls for maintaining the efficient flow of all financial transactionsExecute monthly payroll in time for Management review and bank advice. Timely payroll processing and take full responsibility for all Nigerian Government Payroll Compliance And ReportingManage the Fixed Asset process, including maintaining a Fixed Asset register and running of monthly depreciation.Monitor assigned payroll activities including taxes and pensions etc. to ensure Andela’s compliance with related laws of the country and timely remittance of same by administratorsManage all accounts payables and issue out petty cash to staff and Fellows in line with approved documentationManage the accounts receivable process, including billing and cash collections 

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