We are looking for an experienced Financial Controller to join our growing finance team. Your role will include corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures.

About us

Prospa is a bank for Nigerian entrepreneurs. We are building the financial operating system for African entrepreneurs and businesses. Using our intuitive and beautifully designed mobile and web application, entrepreneurs are able to manage all their business and banking in one place.

Our mission is to support Africans in building financial prosperity. As a company we are committed to building a culture of excellence and high growth.

We are backed by Y Combinator, and some of the most well respected and prolific investors, builders and operators in the US, Africa and Europe.

Here are some things you’ll do on the job:

  • Manage accounting operations
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Additional controller duties as necessary

You should:

  • Proven working experience as a Financial Controller
  • 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • Advanced degree in Accounting
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills

Here’s just some of our perks:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical cover
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid time off (leave days)
  • Work tools
  • Our mission is focused on empowering members to create better experiences, that same mission driven statement is a promise to our team.
  • We invest in our employees through career development & opportunities.

Like what you see?

If you’re thinking: “This is totally me!” then be sure to apply below.

Even if you’re thinking: “This definitely could be me!” apply below, anyways — we love diverse and non-traditional backgrounds and all genders.

Please ensure that you’ve read the specs thoroughly. We can’t wait to meet you!