Finance associate
Lagos, Nigeria, Nigeria
1d ago

Think of a seamless way to manage every aspect of your business as an entrepreneur and you get Prospa. Prospa is bridging the gap between underserved microbusinesses and access to banking services.

They’ve been tagged a Neobank for small businesses and have built an ecosystem that supports business owners beyond banking, their platform also has inventory management, employee and vendor management, an e-commerce store, and payroll features.

About the role

Prospa is looking to hire a detail-oriented Finance Associate to assist our Financial Controller with day-to-day financial procedures.

The ideal person will manage account records, revise and update financial reports, and prepare financial data for audits, reviews, and taxation.

What do you need to be considered successful?

The ideal candidate should have strong communication skills and have experience leading both internal and external projects from idea stage to execution.

You should be excited by the prospects of growth and thrilled about developing strategies for the growth process, You will be responsible for, but are not limited to the following :

  • Assisting with the preparation of operating budgets, financial statements, and reports.
  • Processing requisition and other business forms, checking account balances, and approving purchases.
  • Advising other departments on best practices related to fiscal procedures.
  • Managing account records, issuing invoices, and handling payments.
  • Collaborating with internal departments to reconcile any accounting discrepancies.
  • Analyzing financial data and assisting with audits, reviews, and tax preparations.
  • Updating financial spreadsheets and reports with the latest available data.
  • Reviewing existing financial policies and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Providing assistance with payroll administration.
  • Keeping records and documenting financial processes.
  • How important are you to the bottomline?

    As a Finance Associate,You will lead the development, implementation, monitoring and review of Prospa and #x27;s financial policies, operations and reporting.

    You will also oversee the company’s finance department, including reporting and amp;amp; financial analysis, audits and regulatory compliance, and banking payments.

    The biggest problem solving duties on the job

    To excel in this role you should possess in-depth knowledge of best practices in financial management and have experience working in a similar environment and be someone whose expertise results in accurate financial reporting and efficient account management.

    What do you need to have done in your career?

    The ideal candidate for the Finance Associate role must have :

  • A Bachelor and #x27;s degree in finance, accounting, or in a related field.
  • At least 3 years experience working as a finance associate.
  • Proficiency in integrated financial management software like Sage, QuickBooks and other similar
  • softwares.
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting standards, fiscal procedures, and applicable tax codes.
  • Good knowledge of Bank Reconciliations / Reconciliations
  • Experience with filling of Relevant Taxes / Pension-WHT, VAT, PAYEE and remittance to PFA
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel
  • Knowledge of Accounting Practices
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent collaboration, communication and great interpersonal skills.
  • Great analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Superb organizational and time-management skills
  • Any Experience with Regulatory filings is a plus
  • What Do you stand to Gain?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical cover
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid time off (leave days)
  • Work tools
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