Prospa is building the operating system for 40 million Nigerian Entrepreneurs. With our mobile app business owners can open a business bank account in 5 minutes and get powerful tools to run a business (Invoicing, CRM, Inventory, E-commerce, and more).

Job Title: Accountant – Accounts & Treasury

Job Type: Full Time, On-Site

Job Location: Yaba, Lagos

Job Description

We are looking for a trustworthy and highly competent Accountant –  Accounts & Treasury to join our growing Finance Team. Reporting to the Financial Controller, the position holder will be part of the Team to drive all Accounting and Book-Keeping functions of the Company.

You will work with large amounts of numerical data, handle multiple tasks with deadlines, and provide transparent and complete reports to management. You should have a firm grasp of accounting and financial practices and regulations and possess strong computer and verbal and written communication skills.
Ultimately we’re looking for a winner who shares our vision. You’ll be joining Prospa because you genuinely believe the mission to empower African Entrepreneurs is important and exciting.

Job Responsibilities

  • Review all payment requests and determine relevant applicable taxes
  • Confirm that payment requests are in line with the approved budgets
  • Process all financial transactions after verifying that relevant supporting documents are attached
  • Initiate payments on the applicable Internet banking platforms
  • Contribute to the execution of day-to-day Finance deliverables
  • Fulfil day-to-day finance and administrative duties of the Department
  • Monitor settlement accounts and request for funds as needed
  • Follow up with all transfers of funds to settlement accounts with relevant partners and ensure accounts are credited
  • Maintain Investment Schedule
  • Properly file Investment Certificates
  • Prepare a schedule of daily receipts and payments with links to relevant supporting documents.
  • Correctly reference financial transactions
  • Post all transactions into the Accounting Software
  • Prepare and post all monthly Journals including Withholding Tax
  • Handle all filing and remittance of statutory payments
  • Update Fixed Assets Register.
  • Trace and correct observed discrepancies in postings in the General Ledger.
  • Properly file all receipts or documents in respect of Regulatory or Statutory compliance
  • Monitor usage of chequebooks and request for chequebooks before they are completely exhausted.

Job Requirements

  • 3-5 years experience working in Finance
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from a reputable educational institution (in Accounting, Finance or Business discipline is preferred)
  • Experience in FinTech
  • Knowledge and working experience of Excel
  • Knowledge and working experience of Quickbooks or any relevant Accounting Software.
  • Able to work effectively and productively with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strong analytical skills to monitor, measure and report
  • Excellent attention to detail and highly organised
  • Confident with a strong sense of judgement
  • Self-motivated with the ability to meet deadlines independently and as part of a Team
  • High performance and growth mindset at the forefront of everything you do.

Key Requirements

  1. Must be based in Yaba or surrounding areas
  2. Immediate start

₦220,000k – ₦250,000k + Benefits

Application Deadline:
Deadline – 12th March 2024
Interviews – 8th March – 12th March

How to Apply
Please apply via this link and ensure you complete the Skills Assessment in the follow-up email.
Only Candidates who take the Skills Assessment will be considered.
Apply: https://bit.ly/prospafinanceapplications

We look forward to receiving your application!