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  • Posted: Nov 16, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Piggyvest is a platform that helps individuals and businesses manage their finances effectively - save and invest with ease.
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    Senior Finance Officer

    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

    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

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to PiggyTech Global Limited ("PiggyVest”) on to apply

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