Hiring Accountant Administrator

Accountant / Administrator

We are setting up our new concept of an online marketplace in Nigeria and seeking a skilled and motivated Accountant/Administrator to join our team. The ideal candidate will play a pivotal role in ensuring the financial health of our organization and supporting day-to-day administrative operations. 

You would particularly take ownership of the following tasks:

  1. Financial Management:
  • Manage and maintain accurate financial records, including accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Prepare and review financial statements, budgets, and forecasts.
  • Perform monthly reconciliations of bank statements and financial accounts.
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations and reporting requirements.
  • Process payroll and manage employee expense claims.
  • Assist with tax preparation and audits.
  1. Administrative Support:
  • Oversee general administrative tasks, including office management and procurement.
  • Handle correspondence, phone calls, and emails, directing them to the appropriate units.
  • Organize and schedule meetings, appointments, and travel arrangements.
  • Assist in the onboarding of new employees.
  • Maintain an organized and efficient filing system.
  1. Vendor and Supplier Management:
  • Manage financial-related matters with vendors and suppliers, including negotiating contracts and agreements.
  • Ensure timely payments to vendors and track expenses.
  • Monitor and evaluate vendor performance.
  1. Compliance and Reporting:
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws and regulations.
  • Prepare and submit required reports and documentation accurately and on time.
  1. Financial Analysis:
  • Provide financial analysis and insights to support decision-making.
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities and areas for operational improvement.

Qualifications & Competence:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as an Accountant/Administrator or in a similar role.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Hands-on, with a can-do will-do approach. Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Knowledge of Nigerian tax laws and regulations is a must.
  • Proficient in Google Office Suite – Google Drive, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Gmail, etc.
  • Familiar with CRM, PM systems like Jira, ClickUp, Asana etc
  • Relevant certification (e.g. ACA, ACCA or CPA) will be preferred
  • Ability to follow up on tasks to be done on time.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.


  • Minimum 3 years of accountancy experience. 
  • Experience in the e-commerce industry is a plus.

Sounds interesting?

If you are a dedicated and detail-oriented professional looking to join an innovative and ambitious team in a fast-paced startup environment at Shopnest, we would love to hear from you. Hit the Apply button below to fill out the form. 

We keep the position open till we find a match.  

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