talent square

Finance Team Lead at Talent Square

  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Talent Square

TalentSquare – Our client is a Fintech startup looking to solve local mobile money payment and seamless borderless transactions for businesses in Africa.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Team Lead

Location: Lagos
Employment type: Fuill-time

Job Summary

  • The Finance Team Lead is to provide leadership and direction to the finance team, and to ensure that the company’s financial operations are well-managed, accurate, and compliant with all relevant regulations.

The Finance Team Lead will:

  • Take traditional organizational resources such as people, data, and infrastructure and put them together in a cross-functional way to encourage them to embrace a networked model for execution.
  • Lead and manage the finance team, setting goals and objectives, and providing mentorship and guidance to team members
  • Oversee the day-to-day financial operations of the company, including accounting, budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis
  • Monitor revenue and costs, merchant settlements, bank reconciliations, cash movement, payroll and employee benefits
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations, and implement and maintain financial systems and processes
  • Implement and manage processes, systems and controls to minimize risks
  • Prepare and present financial reports to senior management, board of directors, and other stakeholders
  • Collaborate with other departments within the company to support business objectives and decision-making
  • Identify and implement opportunities for process improvement and cost savings
  • Collaborate with external auditors for annual financial audits and preparation of consolidated financial statements, including signing off on audits on behalf of the company
  • Develop and lead a high-performing finance team.
  • Establish relationships with existing and potential bank partners to minimize processing costs and secure financing facilities

Our ideal candidate should have the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant (e.g. CFA, CPA etc)
  • Must have 5-7 years of relevant professional experience
  •  Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the Fintech industry
  • Prior experience in a finance leadership role will be an added advantage
  • Strong understanding of financial regulations, accounting principles, and financial systems and processes
  • Excellent leadership, mentoring, and team management skills
  •  Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills

Salary and Benefits
Our ideal candidate would be entitled to:

  • N350,000.00 – N400,000.00 monthly (net) salary
  • Flexible working environment (Full time, hybrid)
  • An opportunity to be part of a dynamic team

Application Closing Date
31st January, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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