Accountant

Doreo Partners is hiring an Accountant, a professional with experience in preparing, examining, and analyzing accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.

ABOUT THE POSITION

Reports to: Managing Director

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Suggested start date: Immediately

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
  • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements.
  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
  • Report to management regarding the finances of establishment.
  • Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
  • Develop, implement, modify, and document record-keeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology.
  • Survey operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, and maintain solutions to business and financial problems.
  • Advise management about issues such as resource utilization, tax strategies, and the assumptions underlying budget forecasts

QUALIFICATIONS & CHARACTERISTICS

  • Bachelor degree specializing in Accounting or Finance (with ICAN and/or ACCA qualifications)
  • At least 3-5 years’ relevant experience in accounting/finance with proven records of published financial statements
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Proven financial, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to interpret financial reports
  • Strong communication and business application skills
  • Excellent written and verbal skills, relationship-building skills in the investment community
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in a team
  • Strong and demonstrated passion for social development and impact investment
  • Client facing
  • Fluency in English

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary and benefits are competitive, commensurate with experience.
All interested candidates send resume and cover letter to careers@doreopartners.com. Subject line: Accountant.

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