Business and Finance General

Accountant Needed in a Microfinance Bank

Payplus Limited – Our client, a reputable Microfinance Bank with a
vision to promote financial inclusion in Nigeria by Leveraging on
Technology, is currently recruiting for a dynamic, flexible and
experienced Personnel who is able to work independently with little or
no supervision to
lead our accounting department to fill the position

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Lagos

Key Responsibilities

  • Full responsibility for the production of monthly management accounts.
  • Review and approve all reconciliation and schedules such as bank statements, schedule of accrued charges, prepayments etc.
  • Follow up on budget implementations and limits as it relates to
    each department. Investigates variances between budget and actual.
  • Perform financial control functions.
  • Develop and manage liquidity management tools.
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts and other financials.
  • Statutory reporting and year end duties.
  • Consolidation and reporting to senior management.
  • Preparation of monthly budgetary control and performance.
  • Preparation of overall annual budget of the bank, including the assumptions and the ratios.
  • Preparation of 5 years financial plan / forecast.
  • Assist in the preparation and review of all monthly and quarterly reports to shareholders, regulator etc.


  • Minimum of B.Sc./HND in Accounting/Finance/Economics.
  • Good knowledge of IFRS and Management Accounting.
  • Good knowledge of CBN regulatory reporting.
  • Attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Strong Stakeholder Management and team player.
  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ICAN).
  • Must have 5 Years financial services experience preferably Microfinance or Loans.
  • Good working knowledge of MS Excel, Project, Word & PowerPoint;
  • Self Starter and ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge of Sage Accounting Software.

How to Apply
Interested candidates should send their applications to: using the position they are applying for as the title of their email.

Deadline: 15th September, 2015.

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