Financial Accountant at Interswitch Group

  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Interswitch Group

Interswitch is an Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company that facilitates the electronic circulation of money as well as the exchange of value between individuals and organisations on a timely and consistent basis. We started operations in 2002 as a transaction switching and electronic payments processing, and have progressively evolved into an integrated payment services company, building and managing payment infrastructure as well as delivering innovative payment products and transactional services throughout the African continent. At Interswitch, we offer unique career opportunities for individuals capable of playing key roles and adding value in an innovative and fun environment.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Financial Accountant

Location: Lagos

Job Purpose

  • The ideal candidate is responsible for regulatory compliance reporting, ESG reporting, reviewing internal controls over financial reporting, driving process improvement initiatives, and contributing to the overall financial health of the company.

Regulatory Compliance Reporting:

  • Prepare and submit timely and accurate regulatory reports in compliance with relevant financial and industry regulations
  • Stay updated on changes in regulatory requirements and ensure the company’s reporting processes are aligned with these changes.

ESG Reporting:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather relevant environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data and prepare ESG reports for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of ESG disclosures, highlighting the company’s commitment to sustainability.

Internal Controls Review:

  • Assess and review the effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting.
  • Identify control weaknesses and recommend improvements to mitigate risks and strengthen control environment.

Process Improvement:

  • Analyze current financial processes and identify opportunities for efficiency improvements and automation.
  • Collaborate with teams to implement process enhancements that streamline financial operations and enhance data accuracy.

Data Analysis:

  • Perform detailed financial analysis, reconciliations, and variance analysis to ensure accurate and meaningful financial information.

Cross-functional Collaboration:

  • Partner with various teams, including Finance, Legal, Compliance, and Operations, to ensure alignment on financial reporting and compliance matters

Ad hoc Projects:

  • Contribute to special projects as assigned, which may involve financial modeling, forecasting, and ad hoc reporting.

Educational Qualification:

  • A good First Degree in Finance or a related field from an accredited university

Professional Qualification:

  • Evidence of strong industry/sector participation and relevant professional certifications such as: Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)/Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA)


  • 5+ years of relevant experience in Accounting and Financial reporting within a listed company or Financial Services industry.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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