Finance Officer

  • Lagos


We are Leatherback, and we provide a single access point that empowers individuals and businesses to be truly global. We do this by building best-in-class financial, payment, and commerce solutions that remove barriers to global growth and mobility for all citizens of the world. We are licensed in the United Kingdom (AEMI), Canada (MSB), Nigeria (PSSP), and Ethiopia (MTO) and operate from over 13 countries.

Job description:

Financial Reporting: Assists the preparation of financial statements, ensuring compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
IFRS Compliance: Stay up-to-date with changes in IFRS regulations and ensure the organization’s financial practices are in line with these standards.
Budgeting and Forecasting: Assist in the development of budgets and financial forecasts, providing analysis and recommendations to management.
Financial Analysis: Conduct financial analysis to support decision-making processes, including variance analysis and trend identification.
Audit Preparation: Prepare financial documents and schedules for internal and external audits, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
Cash Management: Monitor cash flow and liquidity, recommending strategies to optimize cash resources and minimize risks.
Financial Controls: Establish and maintain internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure accuracy of financial data.
Tax Compliance: Assist in tax planning and compliance activities, ensuring adherence to tax laws and regulations.
Financial Systems: Utilize financial software and systems to maintain accurate records and streamline financial processes.
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field.
Certification is an added advantage.
A 2 – year hands -on experience is the threshold. 5 years would be optimal
Proficiency in financial software and systems, with advanced Excel skills.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
Experience from a big 4 will be an added advantage.
Benefits/PerksWfh – hybrid structure: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Wellness & gym membership
Anniversary & birthdays celebrations
PTO, Parental leave, Compassionate leave
Happy hours and on-site relaxation centres and more…
Job Type:Hybrid

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