Accounting Associate

July 22, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

PiggyTech Global Limited (PiggyVest)

PiggyTech Global Limited (“PiggyVest”) is a financial service company that helps customers achieve financial freedom through responsible savings and on-the-go investment. PiggyVest is the largest online savings and investing platform in Nigeria. With a growing user base of over 1.2 million customers, PiggyVest is growing its suite of innovative products to further help people better at financial management and planning.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Accounting Associate
Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time
Department: Accounting
About the Role

As an Accounting Associate, you will be ultimately responsible for all tactical and operational duties of the accounting function.
This includes the preparation of accounting schedules, management reporting, statutory reporting , internal and external stakeholder management.

Who are we looking for?
Someone who:

Will prepare monthly financial statements and bank reconciliations report in compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards and relevant accounting concepts and principles.
Will maintain proper Accounting records
Will prepare journal entries and post transactions
Will support the Accounting Manager in budget preparation, annual reports, audits, etc
Will review and confirm the correct tax computation and remittance and engagement of stakeholders for tax receipts.
Will manage and report on petty cash and operational expenses within limits set by Accounting Manager and Chief Operating Officer
Will participate in month-end closing activities like generating reports, cut off activities on specific workdays (monthly, quarterly, annually)
Will apply the principles of the accounting manuals and update to the manuals subject to the approval of the Accounting Manager
Will be involved in the development and update of Accounting SOPs
Will be involved in the engagement of internal stakeholders as required to fulfill responsibilities.
Will assist in the development and reporting of key performance metrics to help drive business productivity.
Will ensure timely preparation and transmission of regulatory filings and other external reports
Will be involved in the preparation of standard management reports and any other reports as may be required by management from time to time.
Will ensure the daily reconciliation for all payment processors of all products using source data.
Will ensure accuracy of all automated sources of data via frequent checks and reconciliations

Requirements

B.Sc in Accounting, Finance or any relevant field
3-4 years working as an Accountant or Auditor
Professional certification or Part Qualification – (Professional level of ACA, ACCA is an added advantage)
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite applications (Excel, Powerpoint)
Good knowledge of Accounting Software (Sage, Quickbooks, Microsoft Dynamics, etc)
Intermediate report writing skills.

Compensation

Competitive Salary and statutory payments
Medical Coverage
Cost of living allowance.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note: PiggyVest is an equal opportunity employer (EoE) and prohibits discrimination. We are committed to providing employees with a progressive and open-minded work environment. Our workplace is diverse, and we model this after our culture of openness and collaboration.

To apply for this job please visit piggyvest.breezy.hr.

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