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Date Posted

Feb 07, 2019


Andela Nigeria

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Recent Job Vacancies at Andela Nigeria

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Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Lagos, Nairobi, Rwanda and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Senior Accountant
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

About the Role

  • This position exists to ensure timely preparation of monthly accounts, timely, complete and accurate recognition of expenses, timely payment of suppliers, statutory deductions and filing of statutory returns.
  • You will report to the Director of Accounting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop accounting policies and processes that would guarantee the processing of transactions in line with best practice and help in collaborating with other departments.
  • Identify gaps in current accounting policies and procedures and come up with useful suggestions on how to bridge the gap.
  • Ensure that the control deficiencies identified by the external auditors in their Management Letter Comments for the year-end audit exercise are addressed.
  • Carry out a quarterly fixed asset verification exercise and submit the detailed report to the Director of Accounting.
  • Manage the account payable function by ensuring that suppliers invoices are posted on Netsuite when received (within 24 hours) and that payments are processed and posted as and when due.
  • Ensure monthly reconciliation of bank accounts.
  • Ensure that transactions relating to petty cash, bills payments and month end journals are correctly posted into Netsuite.
  • Perform monthly inter-company reconciliation with other Andela offices.
  • Review payroll computation from the payroll consultant against the input data and ensure that payroll journals are correctly posted in the system.
  • Ensure timely finalisation of month end close process by preparing schedules and reconciliations of all general ledger accounts.
  • Liaise with the external auditors and respond to audit queries to ensure timely conclusion of the audit.
  • Timely filing of VAT and WHT returns

Job Requirements

  • University degree plus ICAN/ACCA qualification


  • 5-7 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Sound knowledge of Nigerian tax law


  • Proficiency in ERP software
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and other MS Office tools
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Ready to embrace start up pace with a good sense of humour
  • Passion to help transform the world

Benefits & Compensation

  • Full-time compensation
  • Full medical coverage
  • Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided daily
  • Beautiful working environment
  • Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet
  • Oh, and a chance to change the world!

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply



Job Title: Accounting Associate
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

About the Role

  • The Accounting Associate should be a candidate who has just completed his/her studies in any of the Finance disciplines and is seeking a job to gain relevant industry experience. The candidate must have completed NYSC.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the monthly period close by preparing assigned month end schedules.
  • Perform other duties as and when required by the accounting team.
  • Ensure all accounting and finance records are properly filed.
  • Assist in preparation of payment vouchers.
  • Assist in the preparation of accounts payable reconciliations.


  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge of any accounting software will be an added advantage.
  • Fast learner and able to work in a team.
  • Resilient and ability to think out of the box.
  • Basic understanding of accounting and bookkeeping.
  • Must have started ICAN/ACCA and is at least at Foundation Level.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or any related field with a minimum of Second Class Upper.

EPIC Values Alignment:

  • Demonstrable commitment to the learning & development of people and technology.
  • The ability to learn new things fast enough to amaze your friends and family.


  • If the above sounds like an exciting role to you, please tell us why you believe you’re a good fit and we’ll be in touch.

Benefits & Compensation

  • Beautiful working environment
  • Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet
  • Oh, and a chance to change the world!
  • Full-time compensation
  • Full medical coverage
  • Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided daily

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply


Note: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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5-10 year


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