We’re looking for a seasoned Accountant 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.

 

About us

Prospa is building the operating system for 40m 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 +More).

Prospa is backed by Y Combinator, Global Founders Capital, Liquid 2 Ventures. Immad Akhund CEO of Mercury, Karim Atiyeh CTO of Ramp, executives from Square, Facebook, and Nubank and many other well respected angels and funds.

What you’ll do

  • Review all Payment request and determine relevant Taxes Applicable.
  • Confirm that Payment request is in line with Approved Budget.
  • Process all Financial Transactions after verifying that relevant supporting documents were attached.
  • Initiate Payments on Internet Banking Platforms if applicable.
  • Send Out Acknowledgement emails for all Receipts of Funds.
  • Notify Requesting Officers once payment has been made.
  • Monitor Settlement Account and Request for Funds as needed.
  • Follow up with all Transfer of Funds to Settlement Account with relevant partners and ensure account is credited.
  • Maintain Investment Schedule 
  • Properly File investment Certificates.
  • Prepare Schedule of Daily Receipts and Payments with links to relevant supporting documents.
  • Reference Financial Transactions Properly.
  • Post all transactions into the Accounting Software
  • Prepare and Post all Monthly Journals including Withholding Tax
  • Handle all Filling and Remittance of Statutory payments.
  • Update Fixed Assets Register.
  • Trace and Correct observed discrepancies in Postings into the General Ledger. 
  • Properly file all Receipts or documents in respect of Regulatory or Statutory Compliance.
  • Monitor usage of Cheque books and Request for cheque Books before they are completely exhausted.

What you’ll need

  • Degree Holder in Accounting or a business related
  • Working experience of at least 3 to 5 years in the finance department 
  • Knowledge of Excel
  • Knowledge of Quickbooks or any relevant Accounting Software.
  • Able to work effectively and productively with internal stakeholders at all levels.
  • Excellent attention to detail and well organized
  • Exposure to the fintech environment
  • Self-motivated with ability to meet deadlines independently and as part of a team
  • Sound judgement and confidentiality

Benefits

Here’s just some of our perks:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical cover
  • Paid time off (leave days)
  • Work tools
  • We invest in our employees through career development & opportunities

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