Recruitment at Microcima Africa for a Financial Accountant 

Recruitment at Microcima Africa for a Financial Accountant

A non-bank lending organization called Microcima Africa aims to offer inclusive financial services to low-income groups and women who are left out of the conventional financial system. The finance alternatives and services that Microcima offers allow these groups to become economically integrated, boosting their companies and households’ standard of living.

We are hiring for the role listed below:

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports to: CEO (hereafter referred to as the “Line Manager”)

Job Summary

  • We are looking for a Financial Accountant who will be responsible for running the accounting and financial activities of Microcima Africa. An ideal candidate will report on costs, productivity, cash flow and company expenditure.

Principal Responsibilities and Accountabilities
The role will include, but not be limited to the following responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Keep, organize, and maintain all financial records of the company in line with internal policy
  • Keep vouchers for all payments and ensure timely posting to the CBA
  • Prepare and analyze financial reports monthly for the Management and Board
  • Perform overviews of the financial operations and ensure daily reconciliation of all collections from the field
  • Improve control measures and control environment to prevent any fraud and irregularities
  • Monitor staff performance in terms of individual contribution to the organizations
  • Determine payroll requirements and ensure all statutory deductions are promptly remitted
  • Preparation and review of the monthly Statement of Profit or Loss and Other Comprehensive Income (SOCI), the Statement of Financial Position (SOFP) and Statement of Cash Flow
  • Assisting with the preparation of year-end accounts and statutory accounts
  • Responding to financial inquiries by gathering and interpreting data
  • Monitor the cost of the branches and Head office and advise Management on aggressive cost reduction
  • Suggest ways to reduce costs, enhance revenues and improve profits.
  • Examine financial operations/records to ensure accuracy on a daily basis
  • Prepare and review budget, revenue, expenses, invoice, and other accounting documents
  • Analyze revenue and expenditure trends, recommend appropriate budget levels, and ensure expenditure control.
  • Conduct thorough analysis of financial statements and assessment of credit requests, including new requests, changed requests, refinancing and due diligence
  • Any other responsibility assigned by Management

Job Competencies and Capabilities
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Numerate Discipline degree.
  • Candidates should possess minimum of 3 years work experience.
  • Good analytical skills, high level of accuracy and attention to detail. o Have advanced Microsoft Excel Skills.
  • Have proven experience within an accounting department.
  • Be an effective team player with a positive attitude.
  • A track record of constantly looking for ways to do things better.
  • A qualified accountant (ACCA/ICAN), would be an advantage.
  • Experience in the financial services sector, especially Fintech (with transaction volumes), would be an advantage.
  • Experience in credit and risks analysis

Personal Qualities:

  • Energetic, proactive approach to work
  • High levels of initiative
  • Integrity and high personal ethical standards
  • Innovative
  • Confident
  • Resilient and able to work well under pressure.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, with cost-effective use of resources.
  • Positive, flexible, supportive attitude towards work
  • Can-do approach
  • Exhibits helpful behaviour beyond strict job requirements.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail

Application Deadline  31st December, 2022.

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