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  • Posted: Mar 26, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Sahel Capital is a leading fund manager and advisory firm focused on west Africa with deep roots in private equity, financial advisory, management consulting and agribusiness. When you partner with Sahel, you benefit from quality financial and operating experience, broad industry knowledge, and a powerful network of global relationship
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    Finance / Accounts Manager

    Primary Purpose

    • The Finance/Accounts Manager would be expected to prepare, develop and analyze management accounting information for internal and external stakeholders; and to oversee responsible utilization of resources.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Entering accurate and timely transaction information into the accounting system
    • Reviewing payment request including travel advances and reconciliation documents and ensure compliance with the company's policies
    • Managing payroll for staff and expense reimbursements for all staff
    • Preparing cash flow statements and expenditure accounts
    • Maintaining financial documents and a robust filing system
    • Monitoring cash flow and work closely with the Accounting Team and Management to manage shortfalls/ surpluses
    • Analyzing variances and explore potential problems with project budget, working closely with staff to forecast and address any variances
    • Preparing financial reports for internal and external use on a monthly and quarterly basis
    • Processing checks and expenditure (travel advances, imprest and purchase requisition)
    • Participating in internal and external audits by providing auditors with accounting documents as requested and provide explanations for audit queries
    • Managing compliance with Nigerian tax laws
    • Managing petty cash transactions
    • Any other responsibility assigned by management

    Minimum Required Skills & Experience

    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or business-related course.
    • Professional qualification – in accounting or finance (ACA, ACCA, ).
    • 5 to 7 years of accounting related experience
    • Deep knowledge of best practices in financial management required
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Excellent knowledge of Excel, Access and PowerPoint required; familiarity with Peachtree, or similar finance and accounting software, preferred
    • Financial management and financial reporting skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter in a Word - formatted single document to: with "Finance/Accounts Manager" as the subject.

    Note: Preference is for candidates who live around Sango Otta and its environs.

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