Financial Accounting Manager (FinTech / Unsecured Loans) at an American Based Company – Black Pen

Job Description


  • Month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing Quarterly balance sheet and P&L fluctuation analysis
  • Monthly management accounts for each of our entities in Africa Monthly expense variance analysis Consolidation, inter-company transactions review and reconciliations, and foreign currency accounting
  • Ensure accuracy of financial statements in accordance with GAAP, IFRS, US GAAP, and OHADA
  • Balance sheet accounts reconciliations
  • Oracle implementation team leader Interface with team members in various departments, including engineering, sales, customer success, and legal Perform daily and weekly revenue recognition and cost optimization exercises
  • Controller 3 Ensure compliance of internal controls and suggest process improvements as needed Overseeing processing of payables, including vendor payments
  • Work with external auditors to perform the annual audits for all our jurisdictions
  • Preparation of technical accounting memos and developing an accounting and financial reporting manual 
  • Support overall department goals and objectives fulfil other ad-hoc finance requests as requested by management.


  • 5+ years of accounting and financial reporting experience within a multinational business or top tier accounting firm, and have mastery of IFRS accounting standards (US GAAP and OHADA a plus)
  • A CPA, CA, or ACCA qualification (or similar accounting qualification for your jurisdiction)
  • Big 4 experience is required
  • Ability to turn large data sets into meaningful insights 
  • Strong knowledge of internal controls and financial reporting 
  • Previous experience in the banking, payments, or credit card industry is advantageous
  • Experience with Oracle is a plus
  • Experience with SQL is a plus
  • Highly proficient in MS Excel 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work collaboratively across departmental functions 
  • You have the appetite to jump headfirst into a fast-moving, fast-growing, mission-driven team that values creativity and output.

Salary + Benefits.

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