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Junior Accounting Manager

Job Summary

As a full-time remote Junior Accounting Manager at Charles Ardor & Company you will play a key role in managing the accounting operations and overseeing the financial processes for our clients. You will work closely with the senior management team to ensure the delivery of real-time accounting services to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across various sectors. This position requires a strong understanding of accounting principles, leadership skills, and the ability to work independently in a remote work environment.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Accounting Operations Management:

    • Oversee and manage the day-to-day accounting operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger maintenance, and bank reconciliations.

    • Ensure accurate and timely processing of financial transactions, invoices, and payments.

    • Collaborate with the team to resolve complex accounting issues and ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulations.

    • Monitor financial data and transactions to identify trends, anomalies, and areas for improvement.

  • Team Coordination and Supervision:

    • Coordinate and assign tasks to the accounting team, ensuring efficiency and adherence to deadlines.

    • Provide guidance, training, and support to junior team members in executing accounting tasks and projects.

    • Review the work of junior team members, providing constructive feedback and ensuring accuracy and quality.

    • Foster a positive and collaborative team culture, promoting knowledge sharing and professional growth.

  • Financial Reporting and Analysis:

    • Assist in the preparation and review of financial statements, reports, and analysis for assigned clients.

    • Support financial analysis and forecasting activities to provide insights and recommendations for clients' financial performance.

    • Ensure compliance with accounting principles, regulations, and industry-specific standards.

    • Collaborate with clients to explain financial results, address inquiries, and resolve accounting-related issues.

  • Client Relationship Management:

    • Collaborate with clients to understand their accounting needs and provide tailored solutions.

    • Serve as a point of contact for assigned clients, building strong professional relationships.

    • Ensure client satisfaction by addressing inquiries, resolving accounting-related issues, and delivering high-quality services.

    • Collaborate with clients to define and meet service level agreements, ensuring timely and accurate accounting services.

  • Process Improvement and Efficiency:

    • Identify opportunities to optimize accounting processes, workflows, and systems to enhance efficiency and accuracy.

    • Proactively suggest and implement process improvements and automation solutions to streamline operations.

    • Stay updated on emerging accounting technologies and trends, leveraging them to improve service delivery and client experience.

    • Collaborate with the IT team to leverage accounting software and technology to enhance efficiency and streamline processes.

  • Compliance and Regulatory Support:

    • Ensure compliance with relevant accounting principles, standards, regulations, and tax requirements.

    • Stay updated on accounting rules and regulations to ensure accurate financial reporting.

    • Assist in the preparation of necessary documentation for audits, reviews, and tax filings.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field. CPA or ACCA certification is preferred.

  • Previous experience in accounting or finance roles, demonstrating a strong understanding of accounting principles and operations.

  • Proficiency in accounting software and tools (e.g., QuickBooks, Xero, Zoho Books, Excel).

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to liaise with clients and internal stakeholders remotely.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize work effectively.

  • Leadership abilities, with experience in coordinating and supervising a team.

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality and ethical standards.

Proposed Compensation: 

  • ₦150,000 per month (net)

Terms & Conditions:

  • This is a full-time, remote role.

  • Full-time employees are subject to a probationary period of up to 6 weeks and contract may be terminated within this time if performance is deemed unsatisfactory.

  • Paid annual leave benefits for full-time employees are no more than:

    • 20 days paid annual leave,

    • 5 days paid sick leave

    • 3 days bereavement leave.

NB. Paid maternity leave will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis.

  • If hired, it is mandatory that all employees update their LinkedIn to reflect their role within the company

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