Senior Accountant

  • Full-time

Company Description

At Cavista, our mission is to empower organizations with the world’s best technology solutions. We ensure the highest level of client satisfaction through a global network of innovation, and our software solutions are custom-built to accommodate your domain and requirements.

Through world-class consultation, innovative IT solutions and personalized client services, Cavista increases operational efficiency for organizations of all sizes.

Cavista is searching for great talent in Lagos, Nigeria. We are an open, agile environment, where transparent conversation ignites collaboration with a team of great thinkers. In Cavista, everyone freely contributes, ideas override egos, and the best idea always wins.

We embrace new technologies and pride ourselves on sustainable and quality code. In our world, opportunity paired with imagination is limitless and we build what others can only hope to dream. We build the best because we hire only the best! We’ve created an atmosphere allowing you to produce your best work, by catering to the creative. 

This is a full-time role and you can work from ANYWHERE.

Job Description

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for keeping and maintaining proper books of accounts for the preparation of annual, statutory and group reporting accounts to give a lucid view of the situation of the company.

  • Review financial statements for accuracy and legal compliance
  • Prepare and file tax returns
  • Enter accounting related information into business logs
  • Inspect account books for efficiency and accuracy
  • Responsible for GAAP preparation and entry of journal entries
  • Calculate and document accruals.
  • Perform bank reconciliations and ensure proper coding of cash receipts and transfers
  • Maintain fixed assets.
  • Prepare balance sheet and profit and loss account reconciliations
  • Perform monthly profit and loss analysis with explanation for variances to budget and prior periods including proposing required journal entries as needed
  • Set and execute year-end accounting close activities
  • Supports annual financial and other audits
  • Liaison between Account Receivable, Account Payable, general accounting, finance, IT, and other teams as necessary
  • Identify and drive revenue initiatives and strategy to advance the team and organization
  • Make recommendations and implement actions necessary to maintain and improve team and organization metrics
  • Other duties & projects as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or any other relevant discipline.
  • Minimum 7 years of prior general accounting experience.
  • Experience in Healthcare industry experience a plus
  • Experience in SAAS environment will be an added advantage.
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies such as Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • Professional written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (e.g., XLOOKUP, SUMIFS, Advance Filters, Pivot tables, If Statements, Text to Columns, etc.)
  • Strong account reconciliation skills
  • Strong data analysis skills

Additional Information

We offer a competitive compensation package (DOE), benefits and growth opportunities for everyone who joins Cavista!

Online Application

  • We want to know you better
  • Share your basic details and upload your resume
  • You will receive an email response with the next step
  • Intro Video Interview
  • You will receive a link from Mettl to complete a short video where you will answer questions to share your knowledge

Team Interview

  • We want you to learn about us
  • Meet our team for your in-person interview(s). 
  • Interview us as well