Head of Accounting Operations at Winock Solar Nigeria Limited

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Winock is a mission-driven social impact organization committed to uplifting micro-businesses in Nigeria through the provision of affordable services that are essential for these businesses to grow & thrive. Through our subsidiaries, we provide Cash loans and Solar equipment & Financing for micro-businesses at affordable rates.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Accounting Operations

Location: Wuse, Abuja
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Maintaining accurate books, records and schedules of all accounts.
  • Ensures timely preparation of periodic financials reports.
  • Prepare for and review annual audit work papers and ensure adjustments journals are passed to agree company’s books and records with the audited financial statements;
  • Monthly review of bank reconciliations, loan schedules, etc.
  • Manage all intercompany transactions and ensure reconciliation
  • Develop and monitor all financial systems with a view to improve and streamline procedures.
  • Ensure that policies and procedures set by Group are implemented and internal controls are operating effectively.
  • Responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate completion of all weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Ensure that all accounting systems, procedures are in line with the International Accounting Standards and International Financial Reporting Standard
  • Maintain quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting;
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls;
  • Continuously update, review and document the Company’s financial policies and procedures
  • Lead staff development and succession planning for financial Control team members
  • Actively recruit, mentor and develop team members’ capability and future leadership potential
  • Ensures statutory and internal reporting are in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations, and are fully compliant with company’s policies and procedures
  • Implements effective accounting procedures and internal controls which conform to corporate standards and best practices.
  • Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties including customers, vendors, advisors and external auditors
  • Maintain efficient and effective fixed assets system covering the day-to-day recording and control over the company’s fixed assets.
  • Scrutinize payment vouchers before payment is effected with a view to controlling expenses.
  • Attend to internal and external Audit request/enquiries and ensure Audit report recommendations are followed up and implemented according to the company’s procedures.
  • Ensuring timely rendition of statutory returns to government agencies

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics or related fields.
  • A Master’s Degree is an added advantage.
  • 5 – 10 years’ experience, preferably in the Microfinance or Financial Services industry
  • ICAN/ACCA, CFA or any similar qualifications will be advantageous
  • Experience building financial projections is a must.
  • Knowledge of Quickbooks, Sage or a similar software is a must
  • Ability to develop Profit and loss, cashflow and balance sheet statements is a must
  • Ability to develop and manage budgets is a must
  • Well –developed accounting skill and IFRS Knowledge.
  • Female highly preferred.

Application Closing Date
30th June, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@winock.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.
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