SalaryNot Specified
Job TypeFull Time
Job Location Nigeria

8 to 8 Years
Functional Area

eHealth Africa designs and implements data-driven solutions and technologies to improve health systems for and with local communities. eHA’s technology works in low connectivity settings, and smartly uses data to drive decision-making by local governments and partner agencies to get optimum results.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Accountant

Location: Kano

Purpose of the Position

  • The Chief Accountant performs daily accounting activities as well as additional analytical responsibilities that may include support of the management team in a variety of operational decisions that have a financial impact.
  • S/he conducts a timely and accurate close of ledgers and facilitates the preparation of the organization financial ;
  • S/he engages in financial analysis in such areas as cost reduction analysis and reviewing operational performance. The Chief Accountant will report to the Snr. Manager, Global Controller.

What You’ll Do

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned: 
  • Manages the organization’s on-site daily accounting records.
  • Validates accounting entries to the general ledger and bank reconciliation and creates recurring journal entries.
  • Ensures all accounting entries are accurate and supported by appropriate documentation.
  • Prepares monthly account reconciliations in support of the financial statements.
  • Assists with the preparation and administration of the financial audit and preparation of tax return work papers.
  • Ensures timely close of monthly ledgers and company books.
  • Engages in ongoing cost reduction analyses in all areas of the organization.
  • Interprets the company's financial results to management and recommends improvement activities.
  • Performs any other duties assigned by Management.
  • May frequently travel between company worksites.
  • Presents a professional demeanor at all times. Approaches others in a tactful manner.
  • Reacts well under pressure. Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.  
  • Accepts responsibility for own actions.  Follows through on commitments.
  • Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Participates in and promotes a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings, training classes and supervision.
  • Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
  • Adheres to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.

Who you are

  • Bachelor's degree from college or university in Finance and Accounting or any other related field. Master’s degree is a plus.
  • 5-8 years professional accounting/finance experience preferably with a non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO), or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of and experience with financial systems software.
  • A proven track record of achievement in the areas of finance and accounting as well as a mastery of spreadsheets.  
  • Must understand accounts payable, receivables and be able to work effectively and efficiently in the organization’s accounting system.
  • Must understand accounting terminology and have worked with budgets, forecasts and variance reporting.
  • Good knowledge of financial management and accounting and budget holding principles. Excellent communication skills and an ability to work independently and comfortable coordinating multi-country staff.
  • Organizational skills and great attention to detail. Must be able to work as a leader and member of a team and possess good problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, multi-task and work independently.
  • Must have the ability to manage conflicts and resolve problems effectively.
  • Good learning ability. Action oriented and resilient in a fast-paced environment

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Use link to apply online

Ngcareers Limited
Ngcareers Limited
13/15 Castle Rock Avenue, Jakande Roundabout, Lekki, Lagos, Africa
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