Accountant

Finance · Lagos, Lagos
Department Finance
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced


 About 

Carbon is a pan-African digital bank with a mission to provide friction-free finance to its customers. Carbon promises to play a fundamental role in its customers’ lives where ever they are, and with flexible solutions. We pride ourselves on our efficiency and with just $10mm of equity raised in 2015, we have disbursed over $100m in loans and earned more than $30mm in revenue over the last 2 years. Carbon has operations in Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria, supported by a talented team spread between Lagos, Nairobi, London, Argentina, and Palo Alto so we operate with a remote-first mindset.  


At Carbon, we are:

 Passionate: We love what we do and have an ownership mentality.

Resourceful: We make do with what we have. Not wasteful

Intelligent: We are forever learning to better ourselves, constantly experiencing & testing to understand the problem space better

Maverick: We try the unconventional, question widely held assumptions.

Executor: We get shit done. No excuses

Data-Driven: Rigorous in using data for decision, experiments to test assumptions and hypothesis 


Role

An accountant will assist in the day-to-day operations of the finance department, and is responsible for portfolio analysis, financial record keeping, and reporting. He/she is expected to provide complete financial services to the company, address all issues of a financial nature and provide relevant information as requested. This role reports to the Head of Finance. 


 Essential Skills and Attributes


  • Good analytical and financial abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle accounting/book-keeping and reconciliation functions.
  • Proficient in the use of major Accounting and analysis software and spreadsheets.
  • Superb spoken and written communication.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with a collaborative style of working.


Key Accountability Areas & Time Allocation:


  • Financial Administration, Accounting & Reporting – 75%
  • Financial Analysis – 15%
  • Funds Management & Budgeting – 10%


Expected Outcomes:


Ensure all financial processes are carried out according to best practices and company policy.


Requirements

  • Business or finance-related degree from a top-tier university or college.
  • Professional certification – ACA, ACCA, CPA, CIMA.
  • Minimum of 3 years of financial experience.
  • Extensive Financial Modelling skills


Recruitment process

  • Call with People team
  • Case Study ( Assessment) / Technical interview
  • Interview with the MD




Benefits

  • A great and upbeat work environment populated by a multinational team.
  • Potential to work in different geographies.
  • Health Insurance.
  • Life Insurance
  • Career development & Growth.
  • We are advocates of work-life balance and offer a remote working option.

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  • Location
    Lagos, Lagos
  • Department
    Finance
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced