Business and Finance

Head of Finance (Remote) in a Fintech Company

Black Pen Recruitment – Our client, a Fintech Company is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Finance

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Remote
Industry: Financial Services

Job Description

  • We are looking for a FinTech Financial Director to supervise all financial tasks of our client, including building and managing their finance team. Acting with the mindset of a startup founder, you will maintain their client’s financial health as they grow their revenue each month. In the short run you will help them maintain their 20-30% month revenue growth rate. In the long run you will help them increase profitability.
  • FinTech Financial Director responsibilities include creating forecasting models, assessing risk in investments and ensuring all accounting activities comply with regulations. To be successful in this role, you should have experience crafting financial strategies and managing accounting teams.
  • Top candidates are clear communicators who are highly self-motivated; eager to collaborate, exchange knowledge, apply new skills and pitch in for whatever the team needs to ship new code.


  • +7 years of proven work experience as a Head of Finance, Director of Finance or similar role, ideally in the FinTech industry
  • International financial experience required
  • Capital markets or Big 4 experience is a plus (e.g. Deloitte, EY, PwC and, KPMG)
  • In-depth understanding of cash flow management, bank reconciliation and bookkeeping
  • Hands-on experience with budgeting and risk management
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting models
  • Proficiency in accounting software
  • Solid analytical and decision-making skills
  • Leadership abilities
  • B.Sc / BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field
  • M.Sc / MBA or relevant certification (e.g. CFA/CPA) is a plus.


  • Forecast monthly, quarterly and annual results
  • Approve or reject budgets
  • Conduct risk management
  • Evaluate and decide on investments
  • Supervise a team of Accountants
  • Allocate resources and manage cash flows
  • Conduct profit and cost analyses
  • Develop secure procedures to maintain confidential information
  • Ensure all accounting activities and internal audits comply with financial regulations
  • Consult board members about funding options
  • Recommend cost-reducing solutions.

Based on experience.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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