Finance & Administrative Manager

  • Role: Finance & Admin Manager.
  • Hours: 27+ Hours weekly.
  • Location: Ibadan, Nigeria.
  • Job Purpose:
    • The purpose of this role is to manage the financial and administrative processes of the company to achieve sustainable impact goals. The Finance and Admin Manager will oversee preparation of financial records related to general ledger, payroll, budget, expense, etc. on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Job Summary

    • The Finance & Admin Manager will be responsible for overseeing all financial accounting and general office services for a high-quality, results-oriented environment with focus on strengthening the social impact of the company within the broader global sustainable development goals.
  • Job Description
    • Manage financial and administration teams to achieve company financial and sustainable development goals.
    • Coordinate and oversee ecommerce processes. 
    • Implement company sustainable procurement plan.
    • Prepare monthly balance sheet, income statement and changes in financial position/budget variance analysis.
    • Cash Flow projection, analysis, monitoring on a regular basis.
    • Ensuring all transactions are recorded in time and with proper supporting, verification and also valid approvals only.
    • Verify all types of vouchers i.e. Cash-Bank Receipts & Payment, Booking Liability, Invoicing, Contra and Journal Vouchers.
    • Verify Monthly Reconciliation Statements – for Bank as well as Vendor/Customer if required.
    • Reconcile Commissions with the Banks and verify Invoices for banks & commercial clients.
    • Daily/Periodical updating aging of the accounts Receivables / Payables
    • Update records for Fixed Assets and depreciation schedule of all other financial documents as necessary.
    • Liaise with the company auditors and with auditors and ensure that the company comply with all relevant regulations.
    • Manage Inventory and Stock in all relevant channels.
  • Role Competencies:
    • Corporate and Business Reporting
    • Ethics and Professionalism
    • Risk Assessment 
    • Analysis and Management
    • Systems-oriented
    • Technology and Tools
    • Business Management
    • Excel Genius
    • Time Management
  • What Technical knowledge do you need to perform in your role?
    • Mandatory: Google Suit, Angaza, Sage Line Accounting, and Microsoft Excel.
  • Cultural Fit:
    • The SolarCreed way
  • What do we believe?
    • We believe that the future of our culture, democracy and planet depends on the empathy and inclusion of offgrid rural communities and the diversity of our teams. Therefore, we exist to empower farming communities in Africa to use solar energy to grow, preserve, package and distribute food in a sustained way.
  • Sustainable Way
    • Our sustainable way encompasses a deep understanding of sustainable development goals, particularly Goal 2 (Zero Hunger), Goal 5 (Gender Equality), Goal 7 (Clean and Affordable Energy), Goal 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth) Goal 10 (Reduced Inequalities) and Goal 13 (Climate Action).
  • Guiding Principles
    • Empathy and compassion 
    • Honesty, integrity and transparent feedback.
    • Teamwork and continuous improvement
    • Everyone is responsible for facilitating change
    • Technology driven.
  • Qualifications: 
    • A minimum of BSc degree in Accounting, Finance or Management. ICAN, ACCA/ACA (Chartered Accountant) an added advantage.
  • Job Experience:
    • At least 3 years of high performance as a Financial Accountant/ Admin Manager
  • Outcomes/Responsibilities:
  • 30 Day Targets:
    • Learn all tech systems & product offerings to be effective in the position
    • Learn product and collection set up on ecommerce channel
    • Post all pending transactions and ensure accounts balances.
    • Ensure timely activation of all payments made by clients and post to Sage Line Accounting.
    • Perform inventory reconciliation.
  • 60 Day Targets:
    • Perform bank reconciliations.
    • Capture daily transactions.
    • Preparing budgets and projecting into the future
  • 90 day targets:
    • Manage quarterly reports.
    • Capture daily transactions.
    • Ensure timely activation of all payments made by clients and post to Sage Line Accounting.
    • Maintain and update the financial model of the business.
    • Review product pricing and payment plans.
    • Provide liquidity assessment and support fund raising
    • Perform inventory reconciliation.
    • Reconcile physical inventory with all items balances on both Sage and Angaza.
  • KPI’S 
    • Time to prepare Quarterly Report (3 Days)
    • Average handling time to upload and confirm daily transaction (15 mins each)
    • Average handling time to activate payments and post to Sage Accounting. (15mins)
    • Inventory management and reporting (Last Friday of Every Month)

As a company that is scaling up, we don't promise a smooth sail. As a matter of fact, you will be faced with many challenges on the job and if you are not rugged, self motivated and a driven achiever, this job might not be the right job for you. If you believe that you are ready and willing to take on any challenges on the way, then take our online test to apply. Goodluck!

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