Finance Lead at Paystack

Paystack is an easy to setup, complete payments solution for your business. We've built a stack of product features addressing the different aspects of receiving payments online.We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Lead


  • Candidate is responsible for daily reconciliation of transactions processed on our payment gateway, managing merchant receivables and validation of bank statements and balances.
  • Other responsibilities include monthly accounting entries for P&L, balance sheet and cash flows
  • Candidate should be well versed in reading and understanding financial statements.
  • He or she is responsible for implementing and maintaining a system of internal controls that will ensure that company assets are adequately safeguarded and that all financial reporting is prepared in alignment with all financial policies and compliance requirements.
  • In additional, general administration relating to office expenses and invoices will be required.


  • Oversee cash management/reconciliation, financial reporting and balance sheet management.
  • Accountable for ensuring that policies and procedures (internal controls) are in place to provide reasonable assurance that the company assets are protected.
  • Ensure that company financial records, under responsibility, are maintained in compliance with company policies. Responsible for reviewing monthly/quarterly account reconciliations and other documents to ensure this compliance.
  • Establish accounting operational strategies by working with platform development team, identifying requirement gaps, automating processes, and implementing change.
  • Coordinate work relating to both internal and external audits in the periodic review of the company financial records. Is further responsible for the implementation of agreed upon recommendations, related to areas of responsibility, resulting from the audit findings.


  • Accounting/controller experience within a multinational business.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across departmental functions
  • Experience in banking, payment processing, or credit card industry
  • Strong knowledge of internal controls and financial reporting
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Experience with Sage One entry system a plus
  • Good command of written and spoken English

Location: Lagos

Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's/Resume to:


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