Ongoing Recruitment at Semicolon

Semicolon – We are a social enterprise creating employment and economic opportunities by training software engineers and techpreneurs. Technology has the power to transform entire industries and the lives of everyday Nigerians. However, companies and entrepreneurs seeking to develop innovative solutions are faced with the same issue: they struggle to find employees with the skills required to design and develop their technology. Across industries, from finance to agriculture to education, companies are searching for Nigerians skilled in software engineering, design, and project management, and too often are not able to find what they need. We are addressing this gap and building a thriving technology sector in Nigeria by developing talent and fostering innovation.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Product Designer

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Fulltime 

Organizational Brief

  • Teaching – Our core focus is to develop technical skills in young people through a one-year intensive program that includes classroom learning, hands-on project experience, and internships.
  • Incubation – for innovative technology. All students work on technology projects, either based on student ideas or partner companies’ initiatives. We identify the most viable solutions and bring them to reality by providing early support on technology and business development, and connecting entrepreneurs with funding sources, mentors, etc.
  • Building Community – We are an “Innovation Hub,” bringing together innovative minds to develop new solutions. We connect our students with mentors and partners from around the globe.
  • Project Delivery – We work with corporate partners in implementing projects.

Scope:

  • A product designer plays an important role during all stages of product development. S/he should be skilled at translating the goal of the product into a functional user experience and nurturing that experience as the product matures through different stages of the product life cycle.
  • Our Ideal Product Designer is a tech-driven individual with strength in UI/UX design, product design and graphic design, alongside interaction design, and information architecture, etc.
  • You will work on various products we develop for our users, tech founders and clients. You will work with other designers and cross-functional team members and will rely heavily on both qualitative and quantitative data to make informed decisions.
  • You will be focused on the needs of the users. You will be responsible for defining product specifications, creating digital and print designs/drawings and designing fully functional products. You should have an eye for color and shape and be able to translate requirements into practical product features.
  • Ultimately, you will help us build products that address pain point, are easy to use and visually appealing to our potential customers.

Responsibilities

  • By partnering with cross-functional teams and customers, you will turn your insights into delightful products in a creative environment that requires proven leadership skills and the ability to execute a creative vision.

Your Responsibilities in detail:

  • Identify opportunities for new products
  • Analyze how a new product ties in with market needs and consumer preference
  • Prototype and design fully functional products.
  • Test functionality of new products.
  • Execute day-to-day tasks around Information Architecture, Interaction design, Visual Design, Branding, Illustration.
  • Create digital and print designs; for branding, brand awareness and product positioning on both traditional and digital media/platforms.
  • Analyse briefs from internal teams and external partners and factor them in when setting design requirements.
  • Improve the design of existing products
  • Gather feedback from product users
  • Provide assistance to product engineers when needed.
  • Research and recommend new tools and technologies by staying abreast of the latest trends and techniques
  • Other Design duties as assigned. 

Requirements

  • BSc/MSc in any discipline, preferably Product Design, Manufacturing Design Engineering or a relevant field.
  • 5 years + industry-standard experience as a Product Designer or in a similar role
  • Ability to use a variety of design tools including but not limited to; Figma, Sketch, Illustrator, Photoshop, Coreldraw, etc and prototyping software.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use modeling software.
  • Proven experience in the various phases of the product life cycle, design process, including user research, copywriting, wireframing, prototyping, Illustration, visual design, branding, interaction design, and usability testing. 
  • Knowledge of industrial design. 
  • A well-rounded portfolio of client work, demonstrating a strong understanding of client objectives.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and persuade around design concepts.
  • Passion for design; not satisfied with the status quo and always thinking of ways to improve
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Dynamic, creative personality, effective at engaging and influencing a various audience
  • Time-management and adaptability
  • An intuitive eye for customer needs beyond the obvious
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional team members
  • Ability to collect and interpret both qualitative and quantitative feedback
  • Other requirements as specific to the organizational model

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Start-ups Portfolio Manager

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Organizational Brief

  • Teaching – Our core focus is to develop technical skills in young people through a one-year intensive program that includes classroom learning, hands-on project experience, and internships.
  • Incubation – for innovative technology. All students work on technology projects, either based on student ideas or partner companies’ initiatives. We identify the most viable solutions and bring them to reality by providing early support on technology and business development, and connecting entrepreneurs with funding sources, mentors, etc.
  • Building Community – We are an “Innovation Hub,” bringing together innovative minds to develop new solutions. We connect our students with mentors and partners from around the globe.
  • Project Delivery – We work with corporate partners in implementing projects.

Scope:

  • The Start-Ups Portfolio Manager (Portfolio Manager) is a critical member of our family, reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Portfolio Manager will be involved in both the design and implementation of the organization’s Venture Building (Idea-to-MVP and Growth Lab) programs. S/he will offer comprehensive organizational support to start-ups in our Venture Building portfolio.
  • The Portfolio Manager will provide strategic thinking and guidance to each start-up in the Venture Building portfolio on policies, procedures, processes, and implementation to ensure that they are aligned with strategic priorities.
  • S/he will provide direct short-term and long-term planning and business management guidance as required, to ensure portfolio companies are ready for the next growth phase.

Primary Relationships:

  • Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
  • Manages external relationships with: Early Stage Investors, Partners/Donors, Banks

Principal Responsibilities and Accountabilities
The role will include, but will not be limited to the following areas:

Strategic Development:

  • Support organizational development, including setting up management and accountability systems.
  • Distill strategy into an operations blueprint; define operational performance goals; align resources and activities; and ensure accountability for and fulfillment of organizational and stakeholder objectives
  • Carry out regular risk assessments for the companies and advise the CEO on appropriate actions to mitigate risks.
  • Assist the portfolio companies in the business planning process
  • Guide companies to operationalize the funding and organizational models determined
  • Provide support in developing the sales and marketing strategy in respect of offerings.

Operational Excellence:

  • Create and institutionalize an efficient project monitoring and reporting system for the Venture Building unit.
  • Guide portfolio companies in creating an efficient project monitoring and reporting system to ensure achievement of objectives, deadlines, and regulatory requirements.
  • Institute a Total Quality Management (TQM) culture in portfolio companies by identifying, developing, and implementing processes and setting standards of excellence.
  • Provide quarterly progress reports, recommend solutions where applicable and ensure that they are implemented.
  • Work closely with the company’s lawyers to provide portfolio companies legal support where necessary.
  • Set operational performance goals for portfolio companies and hold managers accountable.
  • Establish and maintain standard operating procedures and practices that are in line with global best practices.

Financial Management:

  • Provide effective and efficient management and development of core functions and teams, to ensure financial and operational integrity.
  • Work with accountant to develop internal systems for monitoring and ensuring the accuracy of all financial data
  • Ensure statutory compliance with applicable regulatory requirements and provide advice and assistance on all financial regulatory issues.
  • Guide and contribute to the preparation of financial reports, budgets, and financial models.
  • Contribute to the relationships the Accountant develops with portfolio companies.
  • Ensure there is appropriate segregation of duties for all finance-related activities.

Staff Development:

  • Lead, coach, and mentor the founders to ensure customer focus and high standards of delivery.
  • Ensure that all output from the founders meets Semicolon’s high standards of delivery.
  • Develop a learning culture by sharing best practices and successes between the portfolio companies.
  • Identify and provide ongoing formal/informal capacity development opportunities.
  • Monitor, manage and report on the performance of portfolio companies and their founders, including setting monthly objectives and timelines.
  • Conduct frequent plan reviews.

Job Competencies and Capabilities
Essential Qualifications & Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Economics, Business Administration, Finance, or any related discipline from a reputable institution, or equivalent professional qualifications in Accounting and Finance.
  • Demonstrated ability to serve as a strategic partner to the CEO of portfolio companies on financial, human resources, administrative, operational, and other related issues.
  • Successful track record of operational engagement across multiple functions, including finance, administration, HR, and/or IT, with evidence of consistent results.
  • Direct experience in setting up business operations and systems, and developing and implementing operational processes and procedures
  • Demonstrated experience working in a complex or pioneering environment and in facilitating change management.

Desired Qualifications & Experience

  • Experience in one or more of our organization’s strategic areas.
  • Project management experience with relevant certification.

Competencies:
The Portfolio Manager will possess the following:

Strategic Capability:

A strong analytical mind and ability to grasp and shape strategy quickly.

  • Creative problem-solving skills to shape and operate within an evolving organizational architecture.
  • A clear focus on organizational goals, amid multiple competing demands, and a capacity to prioritize effectively in order to realize these.
  • Highly numerate with strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to produce concise, well-structured, and very high-quality reports and presentations.
  • A strong appreciation for and knowledge of social issues particularly the Nigerian case – youth unemployment, education, agriculture, health, entrepreneurship, etc.
  • The ability to cultivate relationships with Semicolon’s partners and investor communities.

Driving for Results:

  • A results-driven approach with the confidence and resilience to assume a leadership role, ask challenging questions, and pursue excellence in a demanding environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to handle multiple projects.
  • A proactive approach, taking ownership and responsibility across a diverse range of projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive continuous improvement in processes and systems.
  • Ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial environment.

Leading Teams:

  • Ability to lead, coach, mentor, and inspire teams to ensure customer focus and high standards of delivery.
  • The propensity to work collaboratively and to inspire team members to achieve results
  • Organization-building mindset with the ability to influence and motivate people.

Building Relationships and Using Influence:

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills to represent our organization to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Effective influencing, negotiating, and relationship-building skills.
  • Gravitas, credibility, and ability to initiate and develop strategic partnerships and alliances.

Personal Attributes:

  • Commitment to the social innovation agenda and a passion for Semicolon’s strategic objectives.
  • Highly professional, organized, and efficient; able to multi-task effectively and prioritize work based on minimal direction and multiple competing priorities.
  • Innovative and enterprising approach that is quick to search out alternative solutions to needs or problems.
  • Discreet and respects confidentiality, with a high degree of integrity and resilience

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide thought leadership and overall guidance to internal teams.
  • Collaborate with sales in engaging with customers and delivering appropriate proposals.
  • Facilitate team discussions, prioritization, and governance to ensure efficient and effective decision-making.
  • Lead business process mapping to identify the business drivers for the selection of technology solutions.
  • Define and revise the target business process model and long-term organizational goals and priorities.
  • Guide presentation of business plans and strategies for business cases.
  • Coordinate with portfolio companies to develop business cases for new projects.
  • Develop and implement a risk management plan.
  • Work with the portfolio companies to analyze complex business problems and assess needs and opportunities that can be solved or enabled using technology.
  • Share knowledge and develop founders’ capacities to strengthen understanding of best practices and stay current with industry trends.
  • Take up other tasks as may be assigned.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Research Analyst

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Fulltime

Descriptions

  • Our client, Morin Investment/Obsidian Capital, seeks to hire an efficient, detail-oriented research/financial analyst to work with her executive team on developing new and exciting business streams focused on exploring innovative market opportunities. In this position, the chosen candidate will interpret, manage, analyze and present research data in order to translate results into better solutions and business projections.
  • The primary duties of the analyst include analyzing investment opportunities, interpreting, and presenting data in pitch decks and business plans. Morin Investments/Obsidian Capital is a partnership between a Nigerian and a UK-based company, focused on developing proprietary investment opportunities in the African market.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create charts, graphs, and presentations for market analysis
  • Develop recommendations to improve business/market offerings and operations
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative research on relative markets
  • Produce clear and useful reports, pitch decks, market analysis, and go to market/business plans
  • Keep up-to-date knowledge of the industry and related markets being researched
  • Understand the needs of the organization or client in order to target research to their benefit
  • Contact companies and agencies who can provide useful market data
  • Communicate with business leaders, financial officers, and market representatives
  • Advise business to participate or review business investment opportunities analyzed.

Skills, Knowledge, and Requirements

  • University graduate and/or relevant experience in the role.
  • Firm grasp on industry and opportunity analysis.
  • Experience collecting, interpreting, and organizing data
  • Ability to prepare extensive reports and present findings to companies with clear and concise action advice.
  • Working knowledge of key industries and markets.
  • Advanced speaking and report-writing skills for effective communication.
  • Attention to details and a commitment to accuracy.
  • Ability to keep sensitive business financial information confidential.
  • In-depth understanding of the entire MS Office suite.
  • Additional certifications such as Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) are preferred (but not mandatory).

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Sales Manager

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Fulltime

Organizational Brief

  • Teaching – Our core focus is to develop technical skills in young people through a one-year intensive program that includes classroom learning, hands-on project experience, and internships.
  • Incubation – for innovative technology. All students work on technology projects, either based on student ideas or partner companies’ initiatives. We identify the most viable solutions and bring them to reality by providing early support on technology and business development, and connecting entrepreneurs with funding sources, mentors, etc.
  • Building Community – We are an “Innovation Hub,” bringing together innovative minds to develop new solutions. We connect our students with mentors and partners from around the globe.
  • Project Delivery – We work with corporate partners in implementing projects.

Scope:

  • A Sales Manager is responsible for selling a company’s products/solutions by identifying leads, educating prospects on products/solutions through calls, training, and presentations, and providing existing customers with exceptional support.
  • Our ideal candidate will generate and qualify leads, source and develop client referrals, prepare sales action plans, strategies and schedule sales. 

Essential Job Functions

  • Discover and connect with potential customers
  • Provide each customer with a unique solution for every customer in order to enhance top-line revenue growth, customer acquisition levels, and profitability.
  • Selling products and services using solid arguments to prospective customers
  • Performing cost-benefit analyses of existing and potential customers
  • Maintaining positive business relationships to ensure future sales
  • Present, promote, and sell products/services using solid arguments to existing and prospective customers
  • Perform cost-benefit and needs analysis of existing/potential customers to meet their needs
  • Establish, develop and maintain positive business and customer relationships
  • Reach out to customer leads through cold calling
  • Expedite the resolution of customer problems and complaints to maximize satisfaction
  • Achieve agreed upon sales targets and outcomes within schedule
  • Coordinate sales effort with team members and other departments
  • Analyze the territory/market’s potential, track sales, and status reports
  • Supply management with reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
  • Keep abreast of best practices and promotional trends
  • Continuously improve through feedback 
  • Achieving growth and hitting sales targets by successfully managing the sales team
  • Designing and implementing a strategic sales plan that expands the company’s customer base and ensures its strong presence
  • Managing recruiting, objectives setting, coaching, and performance monitoring of sales representatives
  • Meet our customer acquisition and revenue growth targets by keeping our company competitive and innovative. You will be responsible for maximizing our sales team potential, crafting sales plans, and justifying those plans to the upper management.
  • Achieve growth and hit sales targets by successfully managing the sales team
  • Design and implement a strategic business plan that expands the company’s customer base and ensure its a strong presence
  • Build and promote strong, long-lasting customer relationships by partnering with clients and understanding their needs
  • Present sales, revenue, and expenses reports and realistic forecasts to the management team
  • Identify emerging markets and market shifts while being fully aware of new products and competition status

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, economics, or a related field.
  • 5-7 years of industrial experience in sales.
  • Understanding of the sales process and dynamics.
  • A commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Experience in making presentations
  • Knowledge of customer service principles
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of sales
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to achieve sales targets and exceed sales quotas
  • Superb interpersonal skills, including the ability to quickly build rapport with both customers and suppliers.
  • Knowledge of basic business principles
  • Knowledge of digital sales platforms
  • Experience using computers for a variety of tasks.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Able to work comfortably in a fast-paced environment.

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Planning and strategizing
  • Persuasiveness
  • Adaptability
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Negotiation skills
  • Resilience and tenacity
  • Stress tolerance
  • Goal-driven mindset

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Product Manager

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Organizational Brief

  • Teaching – Our core focus is to develop technical skills in young people through a one-year intensive program that includes classroom learning, hands-on project experience, and internships.
  • Incubation – for innovative technology. All students work on technology projects, either based on student ideas or partner companies’ initiatives. We identify the most viable solutions and bring them to reality by providing early support on technology and business development, and connecting entrepreneurs with funding sources, mentors, etc.
  • Building Community – We are an “Innovation Hub,” bringing together innovative minds to develop new solutions. We connect our students with mentors and partners from around the globe.
  • Project Delivery – We work with corporate partners in implementing projects.

Scope

  • A technical Product Manager is able to provide product vision, create a roadmap, and bring a product to life. S/he understands the company’s technology at a deep level, actively searches for any issues or problems, fixes them, and can interact with the product owners and development team to lead the strategy for the product. They are the glue between the business side and the technical side of an organization.
  • Technical product managers are directly responsible for the success of a product. They make sure that the product is fulfilling all product offerings. They actively work with the engineering team to create and modify products to fulfill customer needs. Working with cross-functional teams, technical product managers play a role in the development, marketing, selling, and support of a product. Their input is usually from an engineering and design point of view. 

Responsibilities

  • Uncover and understand customer needs and translate them into requirements.
  • Create and manage product maps.
  • Execute and manage project vision.
  • Ability to work well with internal teams, including developers, engineers, architects, quality assurance, and operations and product team. Ensure requirements are fully understood and that implementation plans match expectations.
  • Understand, research, and follow technology trends in the industry whilst looking for gap(s). 
  • Able to assess emerging products and companies to measure their potential value or threat to the company and its products, as well as make recommendations on which new technologies to invest in or leverage.
  • Integrating usability studies, research, and market analysis into product requirements.
  • Study competitors and conduct capability analysis regularly.
  • Provide internal and customer training on how to use the product.
  • Answer incoming questions about the product and its capabilities.
  • Assess and address technical risks.
  • Ideating, prioritizing, and coordinating the development of innovative products.
  • Understand and analyze data pipelines, algorithms, and automated systems.
  • Serve as a product evangelist and subject matter expert to the technical/developer community.
  • Work with project management software.
  • Coordinate beta tests.
  • Defining and analyzing metrics that ensure the success of products.
  • Use database queries to analyze performance indicators, evaluate experiments, etc.
  • Define success criteria for testing and product acceptance.
  • Facilitate the creation and maintenance of proper product documentation.
  • Explore new ways of improving existing services and products
  • Working with a team of talented engineers, designers, and other stakeholders to bring products to life
  • Designing and implementing strategies to grow our user/customer base
  • Provide product training and technical expertise
  • Coordinate product releases with marketing, sales, and development teams.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or MSc. One in Computer Science, Engineering, Information technology or a related discipline is added advantage.
  • 5 years+ industry-standard Experience.
  • Industry-standard experience in Total Product Maintenance (TPM), Scrum, technical PMS (Product Management Systems), and Agile systems.
  • Industry-standard experience with a variety of different testing techniques such as UI Testing, Automated Testing, Test Driven Development Strategies, and others. 
  • Skilled with user interface, product management, and business process
  • Exceptional problem solving, analytical and technical skills
  • A demonstration of curiosity, love for learning, creativity, execution, and speed.
  • An ability to visualize technology solutions that address user needs and market opportunities
  • Readiness to face unpredictable situations and come up with the best solutions backed by data
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Adaptable and excellent learning agility
  • User-centricity, data-driven, extraction, and analysis
  • An eye for design and experimentation
  • People skills and quick decision making
  • A sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success. 
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills 
  • Good time-management skills 
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Passionate dedication to your craft and desire to work with people who inspire you on daily basis.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Community Manager

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Fulltime

Description
Our client, Innovation village seeks to hire a qualified Community Manager to join their team. Innovation Village is a workspace located at Yaba Lagos. The ideal candidate will help our client to achieve two key things:

  • Fill the workspace with customers – Using Sales, Marketing (Traditional and Digital Marketing), and communications Skills
  • Manage the workspace- using quality customer service, customer retention, operations, and PR skills.

If you are a tech-savvy professional, experienced in social media, promotional events, Communications, Sales, and Operations Management, we would like to meet you. Our ideal candidate has exceptional oral and written communication skills and is able to develop engaging content. You should be a ‘people person with great customer service skills and the ability to moderate online and offline conversations with our community. Ultimately, you should be able to act as the face and voice of our brand and manage all community communications.

Responsibilities
In detail, you are expected to:

  • Develop clear, actionable strategies around KPIs and how to achieve them.
  • Constantly apply practicable knowledge of Sales, Marketing, and Communications to ensure brand awareness and top-of-mind customer perspective, viable product patronage, and, ultimately, positive effect on the bottom line.
  • Carry out and supervise all operational processes
  • Build relationships with existing and potential customers, industry professionals, and the media
  • Set and implement social media and communication campaigns to align with marketing strategies
  • Provide engaging text, image, and video content for social media accounts
  • Stay up-to-date on new products, features, and Digital technology trends.
  • Organize and participate in events to build community and boost brand awareness
  • Respond to comments and customer queries in a timely manner
  • Monitor and report on feedback and customer reviews.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • BSc degree in Marketing or, a relevant field
  • Be vibrant and energetic
  • Good knowledge of Digital Marketing
  • 2 years proven work experience, at least, 1 year as a community manager.
  • Experience launching community initiatives (e.g. building an online forum, launching an ambassador program, creating an event series, and writing email newsletters)
  • Ability to identify and track relevant community metrics (e.g. renewed subscription at the workspace, one-time customers who return to use the facility, etc)
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Hands-on experience with social media management for brands
  • Ability to interpret website traffic and online customer engagement metrics
  • Knowledge of online marketing and marketing channels
  • Attention to detail and ability to multitask.
  • Good operational and people management skills.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Fulltime

Organizational Brief

  • Teaching – Our core focus is to develop technical skills in young people through a one-year intensive program that includes classroom learning, hands-on project experience, and internships.
  • Incubation – for innovative technology. All students work on technology projects, either based on student ideas or partner companies’ initiatives. We identify the most viable solutions and bring them to reality by providing early support on technology and business development, and connecting entrepreneurs with funding sources, mentors, etc.
  • Building Community – We are an “Innovation Hub,” bringing together innovative minds to develop new solutions. We connect our students with mentors and partners from around the globe.
  • Project Delivery – We work with corporate partners in implementing projects.

Scope:

  • The primary task of an accountant, among other job responsibilities, is to prepare, examine and manage financial information and or records. You will make sure that records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time. You will perform an overview of the financial operations of the business in order to help it run efficiently.

Job Purpose:

  • We are hiring for the post of An Accountant to oversee the finance activities of the company, supervising, tracking, evaluating and making strategic inputs in the daily accounting activities in the finance department, delivering an accounting and financial system that meets company needs and at par with global standards.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic financial leadership and ensure accuracy of business planning, financial analysis and forecasting, accounting and budgeting, cost and revenue management, fixed asset accounting, tax and risk management
  • Lead the initiation and implementation of financial strategies and policies in accordance with board approved priorities.
  • Responsible for Business Strategy and financial policies, procedures, and systems.
  • Review working capital/cash flow requirements on a regular basis.
  • Monitor banking activities and ensure regular reconciliations of all transactions.
  • Develops plans, budgets, forecasts and financial results to guide management decisions.
  • Monitor financial performance by measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances.
  • Overseeing the daily activities of the accounting department and ensuring that all major targets, month-end, and year-end reports, cash receipts, tax computations, revenue and expenditure variance analysis, account statement reconciliations, cash forecasting are completed accurately and on time.
  • Ensure the development and implementation of finance and accounting policies, procedures and processes in line with leading practices and accounting standards.
  • Analyzing financial data and creating reports for management, stakeholders, and external parties, such as vendors.
  • Maintaining accurate and complete financial records and participating in audits or reconciliations, as needed.
  • Manage risks and returns on the company’s financial resources, constantly seeking to maximize shareholders investment.
  • Ensure availability of adequate funding required for company’s short and long term operations and in line with financial policies.
  • Assisting other departments as they develop strategies, establish objectives, and make decisions that could have a financial impact on the business.
  • Coordinate regulatory and supervisory functions and manage relationships with regulatory and statutory bodies.
  • Ensure adequate controls are installed and maintained to cover all financial  transactions, including safeguarding financial assets.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance the organization’s mission.
  • Suggest ways to reduce costs, enhance revenues and improve profits
  • Provide auditing services for businesses and individuals

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 8-10 years experience in Accounting and Finance related fields, 4 years of which must be senior leadership position.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • ICAN(ACA)/ACCA certified.
  • MBA will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in a fund raiser project will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of accounting, finance, and management principles.
  • Exceptional mathematical skills.
  • Proficiency with computers, especially accounting soft-wares and MS Office suite.
  • High level of efficiency and accuracy.
  • Willingness to comply with all local, state, federal, and company regulations.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to analyze large amounts of data.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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