Wed. Sep 28th, 2022

Interswitch is an Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company that facilitates the electronic circulation of money as well as the exchange of value between individuals and organisations on a timely and consistent basis. We started operations in 2002 as a transaction switching and electronic payments processing, and have progressively evolved into an integrated payment services company, building and managing payment infrastructure as well as delivering innovative payment products and transactional services throughout the African continent. At Interswitch, we offer unique career opportunities for individuals capable of playing key roles and adding value in an innovative and fun environment.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Financial Accountant

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Permanent
Department: Group Finance & Supply Chain Management

Job Description

  • Coordination and management of financial statements/accounts. Supporting the annual audit process. Maintaining financial policy, compliant with IFRS policy.
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  • Support Head, Financial Control as necessary and deputize in his absence
  • Prepares financial statements for Interswitch and its subsidiaries
  • Review monthly reporting numbers for accuracy and correctness
  • Review monthly balance sheet reconciliations carried out by the team (Supplier account, Customer account, WHT, VAT, Intercompany, Inventory, Accruals, COS)
  • GL Management and Control
  • Reconcile monthly TB to management report
  • Reconcile management accounts/pre-audit TB to final set of audited financial statements
  • Assists the annual audit process by preparing and reviewing audit schedules
  • Communicate and liaise with the external auditors
  • Keep abreast of updates and amendments to accounting standards and local regulatory requirements
  • Update/Rewrite Accounting policy of the company and ensure compliance with IFRS
  • Support members of the Finance team and advise on technical accounting queries
  • Check requests for payment to budget and approve on SharePoint
  • Check payment schedules including account numbers, vendor names and amounts prior to payments in the absence of Treasury Manager
  • Carries out spot checks of cash count exercise to confirm cash at hand tallies with what is written on the ledger
  • Review monthly schedules for approvals, prepayments, WHT etc and sign off
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  • First Degree in any discipline
  • Professional qualifications like ACCA, ACA is desirable
  • 4 – 7 years of experience in the same or related field

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline  8th November, 2021.


we are an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce. While all applications will be acknowledged.
• We reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement
• We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements
• Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
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