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Senior Finance Manager

Closing: May 28, 2024

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Published: May 13, 2024 (18 days ago)

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Requirements

  • Passion and drive to disrupt the consumer lending industry for the better
  • 7+ years of work experience in a Managerial position in a similar industry (Microfinance Bank), preferably a Central Bank regulated entity
  • Strong understanding of the CBN regulatory environment and microfinance banking practices including experience dealing with banks, regulators, auditors, tax authorities, and investors
  • Proficient in financial analysis and modeling, with advanced Excel skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of financial reporting tools, such as QuickBooks and Excel, and other Ms. Office tools   
  • The ability to think creatively and critically and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, and often ambiguous work environment   
  • Tech-savvy mindset, with experience implementing financial automation and ERP systems.
  • Experience in SQL and Tableau is an added advantage
  • Willingness and drive to challenge the status quo   
  • B.A / MBA in Accounting / Finance or relevant field; Chartered Accountant. CPA / CFA qualification is a plus
Responsibilities

Requirements

  • Passion and drive to disrupt the consumer lending industry for the better
  • 7+ years of work experience in a Managerial position in a similar industry (Microfinance Bank), preferably a Central Bank regulated entity
  • Strong understanding of the CBN regulatory environment and microfinance banking practices including experience dealing with banks, regulators, auditors, tax authorities, and investors
  • Proficient in financial analysis and modeling, with advanced Excel skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of financial reporting tools, such as QuickBooks and Excel, and other Ms. Office tools   
  • The ability to think creatively and critically and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, and often ambiguous work environment   
  • Tech-savvy mindset, with experience implementing financial automation and ERP systems.
  • Experience in SQL and Tableau is an added advantage
  • Willingness and drive to challenge the status quo   
  • B.A / MBA in Accounting / Finance or relevant field; Chartered Accountant. CPA / CFA qualification is a plus
  • We are seeking a motivated, experienced, and highly skilled individual who will have primary responsibility for carrying out regulatory financial reporting and accounting activities for Carbon.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation, management, and running of the financial activities of the company.

Duties

  • Manage key stakeholder relationships including Central Bank, Auditors, respective Tax authorities as well as Bank and Deposit entities
  • Oversee the annual audit exercise and liaise with external auditors as necessary  
  • Coordinate the external tax consultants for the tax filings and ensure compliance with accounting, tax, and other statutory requirements.
  • Accurately prepare and deliver monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports and Board finance packages passionately and promptly.
  • Financial Analysis; Leading financial analysis to assist management with the profitability of Income streams and highlighting the potential for cost efficiencies. 
  • Establish accurate forecasting processes that enable the formulation of informed strategies and direction by management. Liaising with relevant stakeholders such as the board in creating financial plans & strategies that support the overall business objectives.
  • Lead project for process improvement and automation of manual processes in the finance department using no-code tools
  • Scenario planning and forecasting involving the use of data to advise management on areas such as unit economics, product development, market expansion, and M&A activities. 
  • Liquidity and Cash Flow management and development of cash budgets that predict company runway and Cash Flow position.
  • Improve Carbon’s internal policies and oversee the design of internal controls and processes, identifying and assessing areas of significant business risk. 

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