Associate,Finance at Bridge International Academies

Bridge International Academies is transforming education by attacking one of the emerging world’s biggest problems: inadequate access to and quality of education for the children of families living on less than $2/day.  Bridge utilizes a research-proven, scripted-learning education methodology coupled with big data (all teachers have tablets for instruction, assessment, and data-gathering) to profitably deliver high quality education at less than $6 per child per month.
Bridge International Academies offers a tremendous opportunity to grow with one of the world’s most exciting, ambitious, and socially conscious companies, with leadership roles available across a number of competencies and geographies.  We look forward to getting to know you!

Job Title: Associate,Finance


  • The Associate,Finance  will play a critical part in implementing Finance policies and interacting with external business partners and internal departments.
  • The Finance Associate should expect to work in a very fast-paced environment supporting a company that is constructing 150 academies a year. 
  • The right hire for this position is driven, competitive, analytical, attentive, resourceful, organized and constantly seeking improvement. 
  • He or she pays attention to detail and is proficient at ERP systems and excel. 
  • The ideal candidate needs to have a flexible schedule and is willing to put in additional hours. 


  • Prepare and enter journal entries and adjustments into the accounting system
  • Checking daily banking transactions and reconciling bank accounts
  • Participate in the preparation of monthly financial statements, reconciliations and reports
  • Review and management of general ledger accounts
  • Ensuring purchase order, Goods Received Notes and invoices are matched
  • Review and process bank and Mobile money payments
  • Ensuring proper documentation and filing of all paperwork
  • Reviewing all payments requests are in adherence to Finance policies


  • At least 2 years of experience in Finance and Accounting
  • Ability to operate in a dynamic environment with a very unpredictable schedule
  • Degree in a business/finance related field
  • ICAN (or related qualification) part 2 or above
  • Proficiency in excel and Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Strong communication skills
  • Highly motivated to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision

Location: Lagos



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