Junior Accountant at Altara Credit Limited

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At Altara, our mission is simple: to improve the lives of Nigerians. To do this, Altara and its dedicated team seek to tackle a critical challenge in Africa – access to payment solutions to drive financial inclusion.

Our debut service is “buy now, pay later”, where we allow formal & informal sector workers, and SME owners to purchase a variety of products and equipment for their homes and businesses – instead of paying for the products in full upfront, they pay small amounts over time.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Junior Accountant

Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are looking to hire a Junior Accountant. This is a role where you will report directly to an Internal Accounting Analyst. In this capacity, you will be responsible for providing the financial results of the company.

Responsibilities
Further responsibilities include:

  • Bookkeep, prepare, and record journal entries.
  • Track income and expenses, and be able to prepare detailed revenue and expense reports when necessary.
  • Complete monthly bank and revenue account reconciliations.
  • Interface with managers and executives concerning questions and issues.
  • Support external audit requirements related to specific areas of responsibility.
  • Daily reconciliation of accounts.
  • Assist with month-end Reconciliation of accounts (Purchases, sales, inventory, expenses, transfers, payments, deposits).
  • Work to continuously improve accounting/finance procedures and internal controls.

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from an accredited university
  • 1 year+ of working for a consumer finance company, Microfinance Company, or a bank.
  • Great attention to detail
  • Excellent written and face interpersonal, communication, and persuasion skills.
  • Strong mathematical skills.
  • Commitment to achieving performance goals.
  • Familiarity and experience using accounting technology programs.
  • Familiarity with tax accounting for finance companies in Nigeria, highly required.
  • Great at time management, multitasking, and prioritizations skills.

Salary
N40,000 - N50,000 monthly.

Application Closing Date
22nd October, 2021, at 11:59 PM WAT.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online