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  • Posted on: 30 October, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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    IROKO is Africa's leading entertainment technology company. Launched in 2010, by Jason Njoku and Bastian Gotter, it is one of the most talked about African internet start-ups, thanks to its flagship Nollywood movie platform iROKOtv. Head quartered in Lagos, Nigeria, the company has pioneered Video-On-Demand for Nollywood content (Nigerian movies) and has aggregated the world's largest online catalogue of African content, totalling 10,000+ hours.

    The company is also a leading global distributor of Nollywood content and works with international brands as diverse as British Airways to Nollywood TV, Tigo and The Africa Channel, to provide the highest quality movies for audiences around the world. In 2015, iROKO pivoted into the Linear TV market and has launched two channels - iROKO Play and iROKO Plus, on leading network, StarTimes.

    iROKO is VC-backed by Tiger global, Kinnevik and RISE Capital and has raised $25Mn in funding since 2010 and has been featured in international press including the BBC, Financial Times, The Economist, Pando Daily, Tech Crunch, Forbes, Variety, Mashable, Le Monde and many more.

    Group Accountant


    Job description

    About iROKOTV Ltd is a leader in Africa's tech sace creating a pioneering footprint across the continent.

    We are a young ambitious company building world class entertainment apps for Africa. Featured by Techcrunch, Fast Company, Forbes, CNN, BBC, amongst others, we capture the beauty and vibrancy of African movies and TV shows in an app. Our mission is simple. We are leading viewers to the content they love, bringing internet TV to Africa.

    At iROKO, we are bold, that means going where the action is, we are bringing affordable internet TV to Africa's next 1Bn.

    We are looking for an ambition chartered accountant to join our team. The successful candidate will be working closely with the Head Of Finance, overseeing the reporting of 5 cross bordered multi geo entities. 

    The successful candidate will be in charge of all Group receivables management, making sure revenue is correctly recorded, deferred/accrued where needed and weekly reconciliations are done. He/She will also reconcile the Group Intercompany and other Balance Sheet accounts monthly and oversee all bank reconciliations.
    The right candidate will be someone who has previously been involved in multinational companies audits and has proven local Nigerian Tax experience.
    He/She will must be willing to work in high pressure goal orientated environment. 


    • Oversee the day to day finance and accounts operations
    • Perform full set of accounts and ensure timely closing of accounts
    • Maintain the Ledger General and reconcile accounts monthly to ensure accounting and reporting deadlines are met
    • Responsible for timely monthly consolidated financial statements, payments, cash-flow management reporting
    • Prepare annual audit file and be the coordinator for audit process
    • Ensure subsidiary ledgers balance to General Ledger monthly
    • Ensure subsidiary ledger accounts (inter-group accounts) are all reconciled 
    • In charge of the Fixed Assets Register and process depreciation and additions/disposals entries/journals
    • In charge of the Intangibles assets register and monthly amortization calculation
    • In charge of Tax reporting for the Nigerian subsidiary. Relevant experience in the UK will be added advantage but in house training is also an options
    • Other Ad hoc as requested by Head of Finance 


    • ACCA (ICAN can be accepted if teamed up with a very strong relevant experience)
    • Advanced knowledge of accounting principle
    • Knowledge of tax principles and reporting requirements


    • Minimum of 2 years post qualification. Ideally in a similar financial accounting role.
    • Experienced with multinational Group of companies
    • Relevant experience in audit and costing is added advantage 

    Remuneration is negotiable based on experience.

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should visit iRokoTV Career Page on LinkedIn

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