Accounting and Finance Manager (Healthcare/Startup) - #38826

Black Pen Recruitment

Date: 3 weeks ago
City: Lagos, Lagos
Contract type: Full time

Accounting and Finance Manager (Healthcare/Startup)

Our client's mission is to transform how African healthcare consumers receive the support they need to live longer, healthier, happier, and more productive lives. Over 10,000 members trust our client in managing their health conditions. The Company has grown tremendously over the past four years and has partnered with some reputable organizations such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Merck, and GIZ.

Their vision is to ensure a healthier, happier, and more productive Africa. To do that, they focus on obtaining, tracking, and making data-driven decisions.

At our client, they believe that they will win by recruiting talented people and giving them the space, resources, and support to do the best work of their lives.

Role Overview

As a Manager in the Accounting and Finance function at our client, youll be part of the growing Finance team ensuring that they create a digitally-enabled finance function that prepares accurate books and records of the company and uses financial data to challenge the business and contribute to operational decision making.

Your primary duties will include managing a team to ensure all finance and accounting duties are completed on-time and accurately, ensuring continuous improvement to processes, and supporting leadership by providing insightful financial information to aid in operational and strategic decision making.

Job Location: Nigeria

Job Type: Full time l On-site


  • You have a minimum of 7 years of accounting experience within a multinational business or top tier accounting firm, and have mastery of IFRS accounting standards (US GAAP a plus)
  • You have a CPA, CA, or ACCA qualification (or similar accounting qualification for your jurisdiction)
  • You are highly proficient in MS or Google productivity tools
  • Must be legally permitted to work in Nigeria
  • You have fantastic written and spoken communication skills
  • You are able to work collaboratively across departmental functions
  • You have strong knowledge of internal controls and financial reporting
  • You have the appetite to jump headfirst into a fast-moving, fast-growing, mission-driven team that values creativity and output
  • You have the ability to turn data sets into meaningful insights

While this is NOT strictly required, it would be a plus if you:

  • Have previous experience in the social enterprise or healthcare startup
  • Have experience with QBO


  • Managing recurring finance and accounting duties, including but not limited to:
  • Month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing on Quickbooks Online (QBO)
  • Monthly management reporting
  • Monthly tax compliance
  • Monthly payroll
  • Weekly processing of vendor payments and expense reimbursements
  • Work with external auditors to perform the annual audit in Nigeria
  • Weekly and monthly project reports
  • Interface with team members in various departments, including the engineering, operations, and clinical teams to ensure finance visibility and collaboration
  • Support overall department goals and objectives
  • Fulfil other ad-hoc finance requests as requested by management


  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working environment
  • Health insurance
  • Macbook pro
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