PalmPay is an Africa-focused fintech firm, launched in 2019. PalmPay is a mobile payments platform that offers a number of financial services.

Job Position: Accountant

Job Location: Ikeja GRA, Lagos

Job Description

  1. The Accountant is responsible for timely recording of all business expenses from various business units.
  2. The position is responsible for interacting and communicating with internal and external clientele and ensuring their operations are not unnecessarily jeopardized by responding aptly to authorized requests.
  3. The position is also responsible for monthly review and reconciliation of accounts payable and receivable.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Authorize all expense vouchers in accordance with company policy.
  2. Ensure accurate and timely daily recordkeeping and accounting systems  of payment vouchers and classified in accordance with company policy.
  3. Daily check, reconciliation, update and correction of transaction postings as appropriate; promptly attend to reported reconciling items from cashier team.
  4. Reconcile accounts payable and receivable ledgers at month end.
  5. Create visibility into expense drivers through robust reporting and analysis; perform other account analysis and reconciliations as may be required.
  6. Assist with providing documentation for external auditor requests; perform account analysis and reconciliations as may be required.
  7. Supervise, manage and train subordinates.
  8. Identify and implement processes improvements in the expense accounting process; establish work flow procedures and policies, develop Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for all processes within the job role.

Job Responsibilities

Posting of vouchers 30%:

  1. Ensure instantaneous posting of all authorized payment vouchers with zero error rate.
  2. Ensure all invoices / vouchers are processed same day received.
  3. Raise correcting journal entries for accounting errors same day such journal is requested or error noted.

Account Reconciliation 30%:

  1. Complete check of all previous day’s postings for accuracy and reclassification, not later than 10:30 am.
  2. Complete reconciliation of accounts payable and receivable ledgers at day 1 of month-end closing.

Data Analysis and Process Improvement 20%:

  1. File off all book closing specifications not later than 5th day of a new month.
  2. Submit monthly expense drivers report not later than 8th day of a new month.
  3. Draw out SOP for all expense accounting processes and submit for review and approval not later than end of February, 2018

Key Behavioural Competencies:

Continuous Improvement 20%:

  1. Set and work to meet challenging goals. Strive for improvements which are a definite stretch.
  2. Organizational commitment and alignment
  3. Balance own achievement drive with the interests of the organization. A good team player.
  4. Accountability – self and others
  5. Monitor performance against plans, standards, objectives and behavior. Listen to others and can be relied upon.
  6. Right action and result-oriented
  7. Take initiative in defining and resolving problems. Be pro-active.

Competencies and Attributes

  1. Attention to Detail – being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  2. Strong analytical / problem-solving skill.
  3. Exceptional organizational, prioritization, decision-making, and planning skills.
  4. Ability to work collaboratively with all business units across the company.
  5. Ability to work together in a team setting.
  6. Efficient communication and interpersonal skill.
  7. Must have good mathematical and Microsoft Office (excel, word) skills.
  8. Working knowledge of ERP systems, can undertake pressure
  9. Work experience in well-known companies is preferred, under the age of 30

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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