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iROKO Partners Media - Senior Management Accountant
iROKO Partners Ltd is a well-funded, VC-backed, growing start-up business. We are the fastest growing digital media company offering West African content globally. Our mission is to provide easier access and discovery of quality entertainment content to hundreds of millions of people on devices of their choice.
We have offices in London (Marketing, European Business Development and Engineering), New York (Business Development) and Lagos (Content Acquisitions and Operations and Headquarters) and South Africa(Distribution).
iROKO Partners Ltd is seeking a highly experienced and qualified Senior Accountant
JOB TITLE: SENIOR MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT
JOB ID: 4890803
LOCATION: LAGOS (NIGERIA)
The incumbent will provide both operational and financial support to the company COO on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to financial projections and budget management, cost benefit ,cash flow analysis , forecasting and strategic planning , asset management , plus if necessary the securing of new funding.
You will be expected to be a well-rounded financial expert with a hands-on attitude, high-level of attention to detail, entrepreneurial and commercial mind-set, excellent leadership skills and uncompromising integrity.
YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO:
Assist the COO in the overall financial management of a continuously growing multi-company structure by developing appropriate analytical tools to proactively drive business results.
Oversee the financial aspects of all significant contract negotiations including but not limited to leases, suppliers, NDA, s, performance agreements and license purchases.
Facilitate timely and efficient audit completion by working closely with our accounting firm on all national and global accounts audits and tax planning matters.
Oversee all purchasing and payroll activity for staff based in our offices in London, New York, Lagos and South Africa.
Ensure availability of adequate cash flow to meet the company’s needs.
Investigate cost effective benefit plans which the company may offer existing and potential employees with the goal of attracting and retaining qualified individuals
Oversee the accounts payable and receivables activities and ensure a disaster recovery plan is in place.
Be an energetic and pragmatic target orientated team player with strong communication and people management skills.
A strong interest in the emerging African IT industry is desirable
Self-motivated and able to work independently
Oversee the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting activities including revenue/expense and balance sheet report as well as tax returns.
Assist the COO in the preparation of all board reports including financial statements and forecasts.
Provide financial advice to other key members of the organisation such as the business development team if required.
Design and manage global financial processes, controls and accounting systems to assure accurate and timely financial reporting
Actively manage the company’s’ balance sheet activities ensuring all operational and strategic evaluations are made with careful consideration given to the short, medium and long-term financial health of the business.
Have strong interpersonal and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities
Target orientated and solutions driven
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant, with 4-6 years financial management track record at SENIOR ACCOUNTANT level, with extensive experience in producing month end financial accounting and management reporting whilst managing day-to-day operations within a small, medium or large organisation with international operations.
Can demonstrate progressive success as a finance executive
Can demonstrate long-term and strategic planning skills
Highly developed commercial experience and understanding of internationaltax policies is essential.
Technically astute and capable of identifying and operating most advanced global financial and accounting systems such as Xero.
Background within an African or specifically Nigerian company is desirable
Experience of working within an investor backed business is preferred but not essential.
Knowledge of the African IT industry is desirable
Understanding of organizational development and ability to be responsive to the needs of all clients of the company including, investors, board of directors and employees
Salary: N7 – N8M per annum
Employee share options scheme – In exchange we would offer an exceptional compensation package, including equity, provided the SENIOR ACCOUNTANT successfully delivers and performs to required target.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Qualified and Candidates Should
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DEADLINE: 28th February, 2013.
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