Finance Associate

Babban Gona (“Great Farm”) is a rapidly scaling social enterprise, with a mission to serve the bottom of the pyramid and transform agriculture into a job creation engine for unemployed youth. We are seeking a self-starting, passionate individual to fill the position of a Finance Associate.

• Report: Head of Corporate Finance or Finance Operations
• Location: Lagos, Nigeria
• Suggested start date: Immediately

• Excellent communication skills: Fluent oral and written English.
• Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, Banking, Business or Economics (Master’s degree in finance
and/or MBA preferred)
• At least 6 years of senior financial management role with accounting experience
• Should have an understanding of IFRS Accounting Standards
• Proficient in Excel Spreadsheets, MS Office and Financial Software applications
• Bear strong analytical skills
• Positive attitude towards work and attention to detail
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment
• Ability to relate with people from different backgrounds
• Well informed on the Nigerian Agri-business environment

• Managing organizational planning and budget development, with the CEO
• Develop schedule for investment transactions and analyze efficiency of same.
• Monitor effective reconciliation of all data and sales reports.
• Organizing operational data to determine costs of operations and establish standard costs.
• Analyze trends, revenues and financial commitment to project future revenues and expenses.
• Maintain cost analysis process, implement financial policies, provide forecast analysis to management.
• Provide creative solutions to reduce costs and improve financial performance
• Conduct financial processes and procedures, prepare reports and supporting documents and provide
regular updates to Finance Team.
• Consult with the finance team to guide and influence long term strategic thinking
• Review monthly expenses to ensure that expenses are booked correctly and work with the finance
team to make any necessary reclassification.
• Analyze data to ensure proper accounting procedures have been followed
• Demonstrate appropriate understanding / working knowledge of accounting principles and internal
controls, and apply them.

Salary and benefits are competitive, commensurate with experience.
All interested candidates send resume and cover letter to [email protected]