Job Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Hybrid (Lagos)
Dev-Afrique Development Advisors is a social-impact organization of strategy and development professionals committed to solving complex challenges on the African continent. With networks across African countries, we provide high-level advisory and develop unique strategies for non-profit organizations and start-ups in emerging and frontier markets in Africa. Our expertise extends across agriculture, environment and climate change, financial inclusion, health, water sanitation and hygiene, and public policy.
We are seeking a Finance and Accounting Manager to join our Operations team. The successful candidate will play a critical role in supporting the delivery of general accounting and operations tasks within the company.
- Maintain accurate financial records: Record, classify, and summarize financial transactions using accounting software and tools.
- Perform financial analysis: Analyze and interpret financial statements and reports to identify trends, variances, and areas of improvement.
- Prepare financial statements: Create accurate and timely financial reports, such as balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements.
- Ensure compliance with financial regulations: Comply with relevant accounting principles, laws, and standards to ensure accurate financial reporting and adherence to regulations.
- Assist in budgeting and forecasting: Collaborate with other teams to develop annual budgets, monitor spending, and provide financial projections.
- Support audits: Assist in internal and external audits by organizing and providing necessary financial documents and reports.
- Identify cost-saving opportunities: Analyze financial data to identify potential areas for cost reduction and operational efficiency.
- Provide financial guidance: Advise management on financial decisions, investments, and strategies to optimize financial performance.
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
- At least 2 years proven experience as an Accountant and Operations personnel or in a similar role.
- Strong knowledge of accounting principles, regulations, and financial analysis techniques.
- Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Excel.
- Attention to detail and accuracy in financial record-keeping and reporting.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with team members and stakeholders.
- Integrity and confidentiality in handling sensitive financial information.
If you meet the above requirements and are passionate about driving positive change in the development sector, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.
Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, we will only be able to contact successful candidates for further steps in the recruitment process