Finance Manager at iPay Africa

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Finance Manager

Job Purpose

  • To oversee the accounting department, developing financial strategies, making investment decisions, helping company leadership with strategic planning, and making sure the company complies with financial regulations.


  • Perform financial analysis and reporting to management as needed.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of goals, policies, priorities, and procedures relating to financial management, budget, accounting, and/or payroll.
  • Establishes system controls for new financial systems and develops procedures to improve existing systems.
  • Perform month-end accounting activities such as reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Coordinate with finance team to complete assigned accounting tasks within deadlines.
  • Evaluate computerized accounting systems and provide recommendations to IT team for performance improvements.
  • Generate financial reports and statements to Managers for review.
  • Analyze financial discrepancies and recommend to the management effective resolutions.
  • Monitor expenditures, analyze revenues and determine budget variances and report the same to the management.
  • Respond to accounting inquiries from management in a timely manner.
  • Assist in budget preparation and expense management activities for assigned accounts.
  • Assist in auditing activities by providing necessary information and preparing requested documentations.
  • Monitor and record financial transactions according to company policies and regulations.
  • Review and recommend changes to existing accounting procedures.
  • Ensures the credibility of the accounts of the company in accordance with the standards determined by management.
  • Prepares statements and reports of estimated future costs and revenues.
  • Ensure tax returns are filed on a timely basis
  • Provide support to related companies

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or relevant field
  • Must possess a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license in good standing
  • Must possess a valid CRB Certificate or Report from a recognised Credit Reference institution.
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience as a CPA in a corporate setting
  • Extensive corporate and personal tax experience
  • Exceptional computer skills, including Microsoft Office and databases
  • Expertise working with XERO will be an advantage
  • Well-conversant with IFRS financial statements
  • Consistent, accurate, and thorough with an eye for details
  • Exceptional organizational skills and aptitude for numbers
  • Outstanding communication skills, written and verbal
  • Outstanding phone and email etiquette
  • Able to thrive in a deadline-driven environment
  • Able to motivate the team and lead by example
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ethical, Honest and Transparent
  • Disciplined
  • Awareness of the commercial trends and developments within the industry
  • A demonstrable problem solver
  • Able to identify, mentor and grow the leadership potential of members in your team(s)
  • Able to work well with other team members across cultures.
  • Time management-must adhere to strict deadlines for reporting, filing and auditing financial reports

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