Senior Finance Manager

Application ends: 22 May, 2026
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Job Description

Our Client’s is a pan-African digital bank with a mission to provide friction-free finance to its customers. Our Client promises to play a fundamental role in its customers’ lives wherever they are, with flexible solutions. They pride themselves on our efficiency and with just $10mm of equity raised in 2015, they have disbursed over $100m in loans and earned more than $30mm in revenue over the last 2 years.

Our Client is seeking a motivated, experienced, and highly skilled Senior Finance Manager who will have primary responsibility for carrying out regulatory financial reporting and accounting activities for Carbon. The successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation, management, and running of the financial activities of the company.

You will

  • Manage key stakeholder relationships including Central Bank, Auditors, respective Tax authorities as well as Bank and Deposit entities
  • Oversee the annual audit exercise and liaise with external auditors as necessary
  • Coordinate the external tax consultants for the tax filings and ensure compliance with accounting, tax, and other statutory requirements.
  • Accurately prepare and deliver monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports and Board finance packages passionately and promptly.
  • Financial Analysis; Leading financial analysis to assist management with the profitability of Income streams and highlighting the potential for cost efficiencies.
  • Establish accurate forecasting processes that enable the formulation of informed strategies and direction by management. Liaising with relevant stakeholders such as the board in creating financial plans & strategies that support the overall business objectives.
  • Lead project for process improvement and automation of manual processes in the finance department using no-code tools
  • Scenario planning and forecasting involving the use of data to advise management on areas such as unit economics, product development, market expansion, and M&A activities.
  • Liquidity and Cash Flow management and development of cash budgets that predict company runway and Cash Flow position.
  • Improve Carbon’s internal policies and oversee the design of internal controls and processes, identifying and assessing areas of significant business risk.

You have

  • Passion and drive to disrupt the consumer lending industry for the better
  • 7+ years of work experience in a Managerial position in a similar industry (Microfinance Bank), preferably a Central Bank regulated entity
  • Strong understanding of the CBN regulatory environment and microfinance banking practices including experience dealing with banks, regulators, auditors, tax authorities, and investors
  • Proficient in financial analysis and modeling, with advanced Excel skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of financial reporting tools, such as QuickBooks and Excel, and other Ms. Office tools
  • The ability to think creatively and critically and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, and often ambiguous work environment
  • Tech-savvy mindset, with experience implementing financial automation and ERP systems.
  • Experience in SQL and Tableau is an added advantage
  • Willingness and drive to challenge the status quo
  • BA/MBA in Accounting or Finance or relevant field; Chartered Accountant. CPA/CFA qualification is a plus
  • Fluency in English both oral and written (B2-C1); any other language is a strong plus

They Offer

  • A great and upbeat work environment populated by a multinational team
  • Potential to work in different geographies
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Career development & Growth
  • Offer a hybrid working option

*Note: By submitting your application, you accept that iWIA will conduct pre-employment screening such as reference and screening checks.Senior