DEADLINE: 30 April 2023
The Republic is hiring an Accountant who will be responsible for all areas of financial reporting, including analyzing, verifying, and reporting financial information for The Republic. This is a great opportunity for a highly organized, detailed, and enthusiastic Accountant to join our team.
As the first accounting hire, you will establish accounting processes and standards. The ideal candidate will have a combination of accounting and business development skills and the capacity to overhaul existing accounting processes in line with global best practices. If you are seeking the opportunity to build a highly regarded brand, then this position at The Republic is for you.
Depending on experience and milestones, the role could transition into that of Growth Lead or Head of Finance.
⎈ Maintain a robust set of business metrics including but not limited to total sales and total subscriptions, churn and renewal rates;
⎈ Prepare monthly journal entries and assist with month-end close process;
⎈ Perform month-end balance sheet reconciliations including bank and A/R accounts and investigate/correct items as needed;
⎈ Manage monthly staff reimbursements and contributor payments;
⎈ Preparation of monthly/quarterly/annual financials and analysis including P&L and Balance Sheet;
⎈ Record fixed asset purchases, disposals, and depreciation;
⎈ Support internal teams with analysis, budgets and forecasts; and
⎈ Meet internal and corporate deadlines.
⎈ Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business or related subjects with ICAN/ACCA accounting certifications;
⎈ At least 3 years of post-NYSC general accounting experience;
⎈ Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel;
⎈ Experience with QuickBooks;
⎈ Extensive understanding of IFRS and GAAP accounting standards;
⎈ Strong financial analysis skills;
⎈ Ability to work independently;
⎈ Strong verbal and written communication skills;
⎈ Highly organized and able to multitask; and
⎈ Familiarity with the media industry.
To apply, fill the form below. Then, upload a CV and cover letter (stating your availability i.e. when you can start). Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a round of assessments, after which they may be invited for an interview.
Applications close 23:59 (WAT), 30 April 2023, but apply early as we aim to fill the position before then.
This position is paid and open to candidates based in Lagos. Remuneration for this role is a N350,000-N550,000 monthly gross salary (inclusive of benefits), depending on experience, skills and qualifications.