Financial Controller at Capricorn Digital Limited

Capricorn Digital Limited is a fast growing digital solution and distribution company based in Nigeria that supports the growth of businesses through the efficient and effective distribution of digital products and services by utilising an extensive distribution footprint across Nigeria.
We focus on products and services that can be digitized and works with merchants to create the most efficient and effective means of distributing those products and services, thereby reducing time to market and driving sales.

Job Title: Financial Controller


  • Capricorn Digital Limited is a fast growing digital distribution and solutions Company and we are seeking for a competent financial controller to join our finance department.
  • The financial controller is responsible for the efforts and results of the financial department. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in regards to all financial and accounting activities.


  • Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate for the users and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that all statutory requirements of the organization are met including Withholding Payments, Income Tax etc.
  • Prepare all supporting information for the annual audit with the approved external auditor.
  • Prepare all supporting information for authorized groups such as FIRS
  • Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions.
  • Develop and maintain financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit control, and petty cash.
  • Reconcile bank and investment accounts; and manage cash flow.
  • Review monthly results and implement monthly variance reporting as compared to budget.
  • Manage the cash flow and prepare cash flow forecasts in accordance with policy.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures as required to ensure that personnel and financial information is secure.
  • Report to the CFO with timely and accurate financial information
  • Assist the CFO in presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders, and board members
  • Additional controller duties as necessary


  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, or a related field;
  • Several years of experience in a business or finance environment
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant (ACA, ACCA)
  • 6+ years in progressively responsible financial leadership roles.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization.
  • Have outstanding mathematical skills
  • Have a flare for numbers, work well with people, aggressively anticipate impacts of workload/issues to team deadlines and have a very positive work attitude including willing to work some longer hours during peak periods
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
  • Strong experience in financial analysis, financial reporting, variance analysis, managerial finance, financial statements, and financial modelling
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Good organisational skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • PC proficiency and advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point, Google and ERP accounting application is essential.

Location: Lagos

Closing Date
31st April, 2017.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's and cover letter to:


  • The Subject of the email should be the title of the position.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • All applicants must be residents of Lagos or be willing to relocate immediately.


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