Africa Courier Express (ACE) is recruiting for fulltime Finance Associate.
Africa Courier Express (ACE) is the #1 leader of technology-enabled direct-to-consumer logistics services in West Africa. Our goal is to help great business owners deliver their goods to customers around the world and get paid for their services. ACE has delivered close to 1 million packages and over 3,000 businesses have signed up to ship with ACE!
ACE is expanding its activities in Nigeria. To support our development, we are currently looking for outstanding candidates interested in entrepreneurship and logistics to join us. This is a perfect opportunity to participate in an entrepreneurial adventure that will revolutionize business in Africa.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Finance Associate
As a Finance Associate, you will support the day-to-day financial transactions.
The responsibility of the Finance Associate includes processing payments, maintaining cost reports and managing invoices.
Ultimately, you’ll help maintain our company’s financial health and make sure we use our resources beneficially.
If you have an accounting background and are interested in procedures like tax management and budget preparation, we’d like to meet you.
Responsibilities Your key responsibilities would include:
Keep accurate records for all daily transactions. Updating financial spreadsheets.
Prepare balance sheets
Record accounts payable and accounts receivable
Update internal systems with financial data
Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports
Reconcile bank statements
Participate in financial audits
Track bank deposits and payments
Assist with budget preparation
Review and implement financial policies
Provide administrative support during budget preparation
Participate in quarterly and annual audits
Min Required Experience:
B.Sc in Finance, Accounting or Economics
Proven work experience as a Finance Officer or similar role
Solid knowledge of financial and accounting procedures
Experience using financial software
Advanced MS Excel skills (creating spreadsheets and using financial functions)
Knowledge of financial regulations
Excellent analytical and numerical skills
Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data
Professional qualification as a CFA/CPA is considered a plus
Organizational and time-management skills
Attention to detail, with an ability to spot numerical errors
The successful candidate is:
A Team Player. You may have to work with several different teams, which requires flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to comfortably operate in a matrixed environment
Has no complacency and is high energy. You understand your role is critical to the company. You apply high energy every day to meet your delivery and distribution metrics. You want to improve every day, month, quarter, year. You are persistent, clear and driven to get goods to the customer – properly and quickly.
Resourceful, High Integrity, High Impact. You find a way. You do business with trust and transparency and aim to influence your team.
Collaborative. You understand you need a team to succeed. You carry along internal stakeholders to ensure they are aligned and aware of ingenuities in the department.
Meticulous. You must have an eye for detail every step of the way. Reports and statements often have discrepancies that result in the need to research, escalate, and resolve issues effectively
A unique education in launching and scaling new concepts in Africa
Become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
An attractive salary package
An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for country-changing ventures.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications
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