Finance Associate

August 12, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Lidya Global

At Lidya, our vision is a future where every great business owner has fair and fast funding to build and grow high impact businesses. To achieve this, we use data-driven finance and technology to help great business owners build high-impact businesses in the fastest growing economies in the world. Lidya currently operates in Nigeria, Poland, and Czech Republic where close to 200,000 businesses have signed up for our service. Lidya is backed by Flourish Ventures, Accion, Bamboo Capital, Alitheia Capital and Newid Capital. Lidya has raised close to $15m USD in venture capital and has teams across Lagos (Nigeria), Prague (Czech Republic), Warsaw (Poland), Porto (Portugal) and New York (USA).
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Associate
Location: Lagos
Job Description

To ensure the smooth and efficient running of the organization by providing leadership in all financial matters, including loan operations (disbursement and collection), budget development & implementation, planning & reporting, managing financial accounts, payroll, and treasury management.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Working with the finance team lead to develop and implement monthly, quarterly, and annual budgets.
Production of monthly and quarterly assessments and forecasts of financial performance against budget & cash flow, financial and operational goals.
Work with bookkeeping partners to prepare draft audit accounts and be a liaison with the externally appointed auditor.
Ensure accurate and on-time disbursements of approved loans to clients, including reconciliation of payments to the bank accounts and management of Lidya Treasury.
Ensure accurate and on-time recollection of loan repayments from clients, including reconciliation of payments to the bank accounts.
Engage with our partner banks and other financial institutions in respect of financing and liquidity initiatives of Lidya Nigeria.

Desired Qualifications and Skillsets

Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Management, Investments, or a related business discipline (MBA, CPA, or CFA is a plus).
3 to 5 years+ of experience working with a Commercial Bank, Accounting Firm or Management Consulting Firm.
High level of IT skills especially in accounting, advanced Excel, and PowerPoint.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.
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