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Doreo Partners is hiring an Accountant for its investee company Babban Gona. We see an accounting professional with experience in preparing, examining, and analyzing accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.

 

About Doreo Partners:

Doreo Partners is an impact investment firm with a proven track record of exclusively investing in profitable, high growth, early stage businesses that improve the livelihoods of Nigerian smallholder farmers. Doreo’s investment strategy is driven by the team’s passion to provide a private sector driven solution to Nigeria’s leading social challenge: spiraling youth unemployment.

 

About Babban Gona

Babban Gona is a high impact, financially sustainable and highly scalable social enterprise, which is part owned by the farmers we serve. Our mission is to turn Nigeria into a country in which small farm holders are able to transition from subsistence to commercial farming, and agriculture becomes the basis for security and employment. We aim to make more money for 1,000,000 (one million) smallholder farmers  by 2025 by providing a complete set of services  including training, credit, agricultural inputs/ service and storage/ marketing services.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.

  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.

  • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements.

  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.

  • Report to management regarding the finances of establishment. Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.

  • Develop, implement, modify, and document record-keeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology.

  • Survey operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, and maintain solutions to business and financial problems. Advise management about issues such as resource utilization, tax strategies, and the assumptions underlying budget forecasts.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & CHARACTERISTICS

  • Bachelor degree specializing in Accounting or Finance (with ICAN and/or ACCA qualifications)

  • At least 3-5 years’ relevant experience in accounting/finance with proven records of published financial statements  

  • Strong leadership and management skills
     
  • Proven financial, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to interpret financial reports

  • Strong communication and business application skills

  • Excellent written and verbal skills, relationship-building skills in the investment community

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in a team

  • Strong and demonstrated passion for social development and impact investment

  • Client facing

  • Fluency in English

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary and benefits are competitive, commensurate with experience.

Summary

Company

Doreo Partners

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Accounting / Audit / Tax

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years