Who we are

Moniepoint is an all-in-one financial services platform for emerging markets and the second-fastest growing company in Africa.
Since 2019, Moniepoint’s technology has powered over 3 million people, offering personal and business banking, payment, credit and business management tools to help them succeed. Moniepoint processed $182 billion in 2023, and currently processes the majority of the POS transactions in Nigeria.

About the role

We are seeking a dynamic and visionary leader to take on the role of Lead Financial Controller and Business Partner for our largest Strategic Business Unit (“SBU”) - by scale of operations and revenue contribution. The Lead Financial Controller will play an important role in driving the development and implementation of scalable processes, systems, operational excellence, and best practices as they relate to Financial Reporting and Analysis, Finance Operations, Treasury, and Accounting within the SBU.

This position will influence and shape the future of finance business partnering within the organization while leading a team of Junior Finance Business Partners (“FBPs”) embedded within other SBUs in the organization. You will continue building this nascent operation with an opportunity to set the pace and direction for the finance business partnership function.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop, implement, or improve processes and share best practices throughout the organization.  Regularly report on process performance with key stakeholders and provide/gather service feedback.
  • Support Business Leaders with the preparation of the annual business unit plan in conjunction with relevant commercial leaders.
  • Prepare management accounts and related KPI documentation for your business unit, including monthly profit & loss accounts with analysis and commentary, balance sheet extracts, and reconciliations.
  • Continually review, maintain, and improve processes, cash collection, purchase orders, and ledger postings against budget/forecasts.
  • Identify and resolve any areas of financial weakness within the business unit promptly.
  • Collate challenging, realistic, rolling, three-monthly Profit & Loss forecasts together with annual expectations based on the latest available management information.
  • Prepare cost-benefit reports and pro-active analytical works to facilitate continuous improvement of the business unit's performance.
  • Fully comprehend the financial and commercial details of the business unit's activities to ensure optimal performance and risk management.

Candidate requirements:

  • You’re a proven leader with 10+ years of building scaled finance organizations and leading world-class finance teams
  • Advanced finance, accounting, and operations experience
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, high-growth industry with a history of leveraging technology to scale with the business
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial reporting, key business financial metrics, providing metrics inputs to various reporting venues, and communicating key performance indicators to stakeholders in support of business objectives
  • Proficient in obtaining, organizing, and analyzing data to challenge conventional wisdom, make fact-based decisions, drive root cause analysis, and evaluate outcomes
  • You are passionate about building teams, developing people, and creating a strong identity and culture
  • Ability to set goals, and financial plans and effectively influence leaders across the organization
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math); MBA preferred
  • Qualified accountant with a management accounting background (ACA, CIMA, ACCA, ICAN, etc)

What we can offer you

  • Culture: We put our people first and prioritize the well-being of every team member. We’ve built a company where all opinions carry weight and where all voices are heard. We value and respect each other and always look out for one another. Above all, we are human.
  • Learning: We have a learning and development-focused environment with an emphasis on knowledge sharing, training, and regular internal technical talks.
  • Compensation: You’ll receive an attractive salary, pension, health insurance, annual bonus, plus other benefits.

What to expect in the hiring process

  • A preliminary phone call with the recruiter
  • An interview with a business lead.
  • A behavioural and technical interview with a member of the executive team. 

Moniepoint is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and candidates.

 

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