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  • Posted: Jan 8, 2021
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    Nova Pioneer Education Group is a Pan-African independent school network offering preschool through secondary education for students from ages 3 through 19. We prepare the next generation of leaders and innovators through world-class teaching methods with an emphasis on 21st century skills. We established Nova Pioneer because we believe education should ...
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    Finance Assistant

    Nova Pioneer is looking for a superstar Finance Assistant to help manage its Accounting & Reporting function for a short stint of 3 months as a maternity reliever. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of an innovative network of schools that is developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century.


    Key responsibilities for the role include:

    • Liquidity Management :Ensure that the company has sufficient liquidity to settle all its obligations as they become due. To accomplish this task you will need to be able to forecast spending & receipts 1-3 months in advance, and provide insights to management regarding any gaps or opportunities for wealth maximization that might arise
    • Supplier Management Weekly processing of payment requests to ensure timely payment of all obligations, Weekly review of AP aging within guidance, and follow up for older balance to come up with resolutions
    • General Ledger Management: Weekly posting of each week’s transactions
    • Compliance: Monthly filing of withholding & VAT taxes
    • Reconciliations: Weekly reconciliation of all cash and cash equivalent accounts, Monthly statement reconciliation with credit suppliers to ensure nil variances, Monthly reconciliation of related party ledger accounts 
    • Reporting: Monthly reporting to the finance & other teams on above responsibilities
    • Training & Development : Support the development of an AP manual to guide AP processes, Lead team in monthly activity that helps build Nova Pioneer Culture Principles in the team


    Skills, Experience & Qualifications required:

    • A Bachelor’s Degree (in Business preferred)
    • CPA (K) or Finalist or its equivalent (ACCA, CA etc)
    • A minimum of 1-2 years of working experience. 
    • Experience in GL management – specifically AP management. 
    • Experience in a startup or in a company that gives you significant autonomy and responsibility is a plus!
    • Results driven: goal oriented, moves fast and takes ownership of work.
    • Have strong skills working with data: 
      • Know how to structure data in a compelling way
      • Analyze data to pull out key insights and trends & 
      • Make data-driven decisions.
    • Have strong project management skills: able to juggle multiple tasks and meet deadlines and targets.
    • Excitement about our organizational culture—and in particular, be fired up to challenge yourself by embracing mutual vulnerability and a fire-hose of feedback.
    •  Ability to treat all confidential information with the utmost professionalism.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nova Pioneer on to apply

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