Accounting Officer

Full-time   •   Gbagada,  Lagos

At Tuteria, we're driven by a mission to make quality personalized education accessible to everyone. We help learners connect with the best teachers and educational content, while also empowering people to earn income by teaching what they love.

Though we've had some early successes, we believe we can transform the way millions of people teach, learn and access education in Africa and beyond - and that we will achieve this by working with talented people who want to make a change in education and giving them the space, resources and support to do the best work of their lives.

About the role

We are looking for a brilliant Accounting Officer to join the Finance team here at Tuteria. You'll be expected to have deep technical accounting knowledge for Nigerian businesses, be comfortable working without existing structure while rigorously paying attention to details and be a strong business partner that helps build our understanding of the business finance.

As our Accounting Officer, you'll be responsible for posting journal entries, updating financial statements, managing and maintaining accounts receivable and payables, running of depreciation, registering fixed assets, preparing of financial reports, and ensuring the financial reporting standards are maintained.

Our team is small but highly effective, so your voice will be heard and your ideas will make meaningful contributions to the business.

This is a full-time role based in Tuteria's office in Gbagada, Lagos, Nigeria.

What you'll be doing

You will:

Capture of all financial transactions on Quickbooks chart of accounts and annual budget.

Document financial transactions by entering account information.

Reconcile all customers payments for invoices.

Ensure that accounting entries are entered accurately into the accounting software.

Ensure accurate running of depreciation monthly.

Summarize current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.

Reconcile petty cash expenses.

Reconcile the company's bank account(s) both bank and cash.

Upload complete and accurate financial information on Quickbooks.

Update and monitor fixed assets register on Quickbooks.

Monitor budgets and calculating variance for analysis.

Ensure all documents and their respective supports are filed appropriately

What it'll take to succeed


Have a deep understanding of the bookkeeping pain points of Nigerian businesses.

Are abreast of FIRS standards and other accounting laws and principles in Nigeria

Are a builder i.e you can turn incomplete, unstructured, conflicting, or ambiguous data into structured, manageable tasks and action plans.

Ability to multi-task, prioritize with good business acumen and work in a fast-paced environment with high volume demands

Are organized, gritty and have a track record for driving change and impact in a fluid, unstructured working environment.

Obsess over details, have a high ability to prioritize and work autonomously with high integrity and ethics.

Are proactive, effective at communicating with different audiences, and can bring different stakeholders to embrace an idea you believe in.

Required skills

You should have:

B.Sc. / HND in Accounting with a minimum of 1-2 years' work experience

Started or willing to complete your professional certification.

Good knowledge and experience with general ledger, accounting, and financial reporting principles & practices.

Strong profiency in Excel, able to create detailed and error-free reports.

Self-starting, Confident, Intelligent, Entrepreneurial and enjoys challenges

Strong Analytical, Numerical, and Communication Skills

Experience working with Quickbooks.

While this isn't required, it'll be a plus if you have:

Experience in an educational and technical setting is a plus.

Worked in a high-growth, post-investment tech start-up.

Created or co-founded a startup before.

What we offer:

At Tuteria, we believe people who do great work deserve great support. Here are some of the benefits of joining our team:

₦120,000 monthly salary

Comprehensive medical insurance

Annual learning development stipend

10 days of paid leave excluding public holidays

Up to 12 weeks of paid maternity / paternity leave

Company pension contribution

Housing / relocation assistance if needed

Stock options for exceptional teammates

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