Accounting Associate (Bookkeeper)

Job Summary

We are looking to hire a a skilled and detail-oriented Accounting Associate (Bookkeeper) to assist with maintaining the financial records of our clients by accurately recording the day to day financial transactions of the company. You will also be responsible for preparing invoices and financial reports.

To do well in this role you should have previous experience as a Bookkeeper and be confident in using accounting software. You should have in-depth knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles. You will be working under the direct supervision of an Accountant. Exceptional communication skills and the ability to handle sensitive information is a must for this job position. 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Processing client payments, invoices, income and receipts and entering data into accounting software or databases

  • Preparing basic client financial reports showing business income and expenditure

  • Tracking bank account and cash balances 

  • Verifying the accuracy of business accounts and alerting  the Accountant of errors

  • Recording any inconsistencies to help the Accountants reconcile inaccuracies

  • Developing monthly financial statements including cash flow, profit and loss and balance sheets

  • Preparing employee payroll information

  • Managing employee expense claims

  • Helping the Accountant with other administrative duties as required

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Associate's degree in accounting or business administration.

  • Excellent knowledge of general accounting principles.

  • Knowledge and experience of a range of accounting software such as SAGE, Quickbooks, Wave or Zoho.

  • Ability to manage multiple bookkeeping projects

  • At least 2 years of bookkeeping experience, preferably within a business-services environment.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Attention to detail and accuracy of work.

  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills.

  • Good problem-solving and time management skills.

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.

  • Able to prepare, review and understand a financial statement.

Proposed Compensation:

  • ₦45,000 per month (gross pay, subject to PAYE deductions)

  • ₦5,000 per month data allowance

Terms & Conditions:

  • This is a virtual role which requires you to have a working laptop and a conducive environment for remote working

  • There is a probationary period of up to 3 months and your employment contract may be terminated within this time if performance is deemed unsatisfactory.

  • In the first year, you will not be entitled to paid leave or other benefits.