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Senior Financial Accountant HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-03-07 15:28   Accounting / Financial Services   Lagos   59 views
Job Details

Location: Lagos

Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Purpose

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the coordination and management of financial statements/accounts, supporting the annual audit process, maintaining financial policy and ensuring compliance with IFRS policy.


Support Group Financial Control as necessary and deputize in his absence

Prepares financial statements for Interswitch and its subsidiaries

Review monthly reporting numbers for accuracy and correctness

Update/Rewrite Accounting policy of the company and ensure compliance with IFRS

Support members of the Finance team and advise on technical accounting queries

Check requests for payment to budget and approve on SharePoint

Check payment schedules including account numbers, vendor names and amounts prior to payments in the absence of Treasury Manager

Carries out spot checks of cash count exercise to confirm cash at hand tallies with what is written on the ledger

Review monthly schedules for approvals, prepayments, WHT etc and sign off

Review monthly balance sheet reconciliations carried out by the team (Supplier account, Customer account, WHT, VAT, Intercompany, Inventory, Accruals, COS) GL Management and Control

Reconcile monthly TB to management report

Reconcile management accounts/pre-audit TB to final set of audited financial statements

Assists the annual audit process by preparing and reviewing audit schedules

Communicate and liaise with the external auditors

Keep abreast of updates and amendments to accounting standards and local regulatory requirements


First Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Statistics or related disciplines.

Professional qualifications like ACCA, ACA is desirable.

4 - 7 years of experience in Finance or related field.

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidats should:

Click apply online

Company Description
Interswitch is an Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company that facilitates the electronic circulation of money as well as the exchange of value between individuals and organisations on a timely and consistent basis. We started operations in 2002 as a transaction switching and electronic payments processing, and have progressively evolved into an integrated payment services company, building and managing payment infrastructure as well as delivering innovative payment products and transactional services throughout the African continent. At Interswitch, we offer unique career opportunities for individuals capable of playing key roles and adding value in an innovative and fun environment.We are recruiting to fill the position below