Accountant at Bytefin Nigeria Limited

Bytefin is a financial tech company and has been granted a loan business license by the Lagos government. Bytefin’s main business is to provide personal credit loan services to Nigerian citizens.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Function

  • The main function of the Accountant is to assist management in fulfilling the roles and responsibilities of supervising the general accounting and financial reporting functions for management and the company.


  • Develop and maintain financial database and records.
  • Solve Accounting discrepancies and irregularities.
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end closing processes and reconciliation is carried out.
  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.
  • Develop and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures.
  • Controlling the income and expenditure of clients and/or your company.
  • Prepares payments by verifying documentation and requesting disbursements.
  • Prepare financial management reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends e.g. – Assets Register, Profit, and Loss Statement, Account Receivables, Account Payables, Balance Sheet, Administering company payrolls.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Administering company payrolls.
  • Prepare Statutory Returns for remittance to appropriate legislations e.g. PAYE Tax, Withholding Tax, Pensions, Insurance, etc.
  • Continuous management and support of budget and forecast services.
  • Prepare for financial audit and coordinate the audit process.

Job Requirements

  • The Accountant will possess knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and theories; financial statements and reports; accounting ledgers and journals; and computer technology related to accounting systems.
  • Membership or certification by ACCA, ICAN, or any other relevant professional bodies is an added advantage.
  • Experience: Two (2) – four (4) years relevant post-qualification experience (which may include National Youth Service) in a reputable multinational, consulting, or professional organization.
  • He/She should also be able to prepare basic financial statements and reports; review and analyze financial information, and maintain routine accounting data in appropriate ledgers and journals.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the Sciences, Social Sciences, Management, or who possesses a Master’s degree in a relevant field will be considered).

Additional Requirements:

  • Excellent mathematical and statistical abilities.
  • Creativity and innovation.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software like FreshBooks and QuickBooks.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables.
  • Good planning and organizing skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Management ability and supervisory skills.
  • Team oriented.
  • Perform other duties as required.

N100,000 – N150,000 monthly

Deadline: 12th July, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


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