Glovo – We’re a Barcelona-based startup and the fastest-growing delivery player in Europe, Hispanic America and Africa. With food at the core of the business, Glovo delivers any product within your city at any time of day. Our vision and ambition are not only to make everything immediately available in your city but it is also to offer our employees the job of their lives. A job where you’ll be challenged and have the most fun working in through tech-enabled experiences.

Job Position: Senior Accountant

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description 

  1. We are looking for a Senior accountant to join our Finance team in Nigeria to undertake the month-end closing process, meet the reporting deadlines and timings, and ensure we are in compliance with HQ internal and external policies as well as with the local tax regulations and requirements.
  2. You will work closely with our Regional and HQ finance teams to manage financial processes, prepare reports, and contribute to the overall success of our organization.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Lead and completed the month-end closing process, ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting
  2. Maintain paperwork for the monthly accruals as required as a part of the monthly financial reporting process
  3. Maintain company’s accounting books according to the statutory regulations
  4. Ensure accurate and timely financial statements and reports for management
  5. Responsible for complying with local requirements  according to tax legislation
  6. Collaborate with external auditors during financial audits
  7. Review income statement and balance sheet discrepancies and escalate to management if necessary
  8. Conducts General Audit of all Accounting Ledgers on a regular basis
  9. Control and confirm all the invoices received and issued through the invoicing platform
  10. Ensure all accounting/financial Policies and Procedures are adopted in line with prevailing legislation
  11. Ensure that all VAT accounts reflect the prevailing business nature
  12. Comply with GAAP principles during the month-end closing reporting
  13. Participate in process improvement initiatives to enhance financial efficiency and controls
  14. Actively collaborate with your colleagues and learn from each other in a supportive environment that allows you to grow, develop and make a difference
  15. Work closely with the Regional and HQ finance teams during the month-end closing process and within different finance projects
  16. Adapt quickly to changes in company policy, tax regulations and legislation
  17. Check all original documents (contracts, acts, VAT declarations, etc.) for the company’s interest

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from related departments (Economics, Business Administration, Accounting, etc…).
  • CPA certification is a plus
  • 5+ years of applicable work experience in Accounting or similar role for multinational companies
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end closing process preparation
  • In-depth knowledge of Nigerian accounting standards and tax regulations
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Good understanding and experience of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP/IFRS)
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Excel/Google Sheet
  • Fluent in English with the ability to understand and communicate clearly and effectively (both written and oral)
  • Strong analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good organization & planning skills
  • Experience using Microsoft Dynamics / Navision or other general ledger packages is a plus

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

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