Finance Operations Specialist

Lagos, Nigeria
GPO EMEA – GPO EMEA - Settlements /
Full-time /
Hybrid
PayU, a leading payment and Fintech company in 50+ high-growth markets throughout Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, part of Prosus group, one of the largest technology investors in the world is redefining the way people buy and sell online for our 300.000+ merchants and millions of consumers. As a leading online payment service provider, we deploy more than 400 payment methods and PCI-certified platforms to process approximately 6 million payments every single day. 

About the Role: 
The Operations Finance role is responsible for the end-to-end process of settlements and reconciliation of PayU Nigeria financial data as well as Merchant data.  This role is the link between Global accounting and local financial data by providing 
accuracy and insight to ensure alignment.  


What you will be doing

    • Reconciliation of Merchant transactions  
    • Analysis of Merchant transactions  
    • Verification and alignment of settlement of merchant data  
    • Resolution of any reconciliations issues or settlement issues that may arise 
    • Responsible for communication with local banks 
    • Ensuring accuracy of settlement data  
    • Providing business with detailed reporting  
    • Consolidate reporting for month end process 
    • Collaborate with global finance team to ensure accurate and timely month end close. 
    • Provide audit support.

What are we looking for?

    • PayU is looking for a candidate that has the relevant University Degree  (Finance/Economics/Analytics/Accounting)  
    • Minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in a similar role or finance related role 
    • Excellent excel skills and exposure to global financial tools 
    • Ability to work within deadlines.  
    • Excellent analytical skills

What we offer

    • Free subscription to an Internal eLearning platform with courses from Udemy, 
    • Coursera, and many others Ed Tech Courses Providers 
    • Flexible program and hybrid way of working. 
    • Truly International Environment with almost 40 diverse cultures 
    • An inclusive environment that ensures we listen to a diverse range of voices when making decisions. 
    • A positive, get-things-done workplace. 
    • A dynamic, constantly evolving space (change is par for the course – important you are comfortable with this) 
    • Ability to learn innovative concepts and innovation in an agile start-up environment on a global scale. 
    • A democratic work environment where you can drive your outcomes.