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Senior Accountant

We are looking for a Senior accountant to join our Finance team in Nigeria to undertake the month-end closing process, meet with the reporting deadlines and timings and ensure we are in compliance with HQ internal and external policies as well as with the local tax regulations and requirements. You will work closely with our Regional and HQ finance teams to manage financial processes, prepare reports, and contribute to the overall success of our organization.


  • Lead and complete the month-end closing process, ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting
  • Maintain paperworks for the the monthly accruals as required as a part of the monthly financial reporting process
  • Maintain company’s accounting books according to the statutory regulations
  • Ensure accurate and timely financial statements and reports for management
  • Responsible for complying with local requirements  according to tax legislation
  • Collaborate with external auditors during financial audits
  • Review income statement and balance sheet discrepancies and escalate to management if necessary
  • Conducts General Audit of all Accounting Ledgers on a regular basis
  • Control and confirm all the invoices received and issued through the invoicing platform
  • Ensure all accounting/financial Policies and Procedures are adopted in line with prevailing legislation
  • Ensure that all VAT accounts reflect the prevailing business nature
  • Comply with GAAP principles during the month-end closing reporting
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives to enhance financial efficiency and controls
  • Actively collaborate with your colleagues and learn from each other in a supportive environment that allows you to grow, develop and make a difference
  • Work closely with the Regional and HQ finance teams during the month-end closing process and within different finance projects 
  • Adapt quickly to changes in company policy, tax regulations and legislation
  • Check all original documents (contracts, acts, VAT declarations, etc.) for the company interest


  • Bachelor’s Degree from related departments (Economics, Business Administration, Accounting, etc…). CPA certification is a plus
  • 5+ years of applicable work experience in Accounting or similar role for multinational companies
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end closing process preparation
  • In-depth knowledge of Nigerian accounting standards and tax regulations
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and procedures 
  • Good understanding and experience of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP/IFRS) 
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Excel/Google Sheet
  • Fluent in English with the ability to understand and communicate clearly and effectively (both written and oral)
  • Strong analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • A good organization & planning skills
  • Experience using Microsoft Dynamics/Navision or other general ledger packages is a plus

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Glovo on to apply



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