Financial Controller (FinTech / Cryptocurrency) at an American-Based Company – Black Pen Recruitment (Remote)


Black Pen Recruitment – Our client is an American-based company that is expanding globally by being one of the first movers to bring cryptocurrency to Africa and the Middle East at large. Their mission is to make cryptocurrency/blockchain and other FinTech services more accessible, and affordable, than ever before. Our client’s vision strives to form a committed team of forward-thinkers who collectively create a supportive, welcoming and highly innovative environment for all.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Financial Controller (FinTech / Cryptocurrency)

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Remote | Full-time


  • Manage the entire general ledger, including monthly journal entries and close, through to trial balance and management accounts
  • Perform all monthly reconciliation as required, including bank, VAT, and balance sheet reconciliation
  • Liaise with all external local Auditors, Tax Preparers, Payroll, and other outside suppliers to ensure timely submission and completion of all tax and statutory filings, VAT, payroll, etc
  • Design and implement robust processes and controls throughout the business
  • Maintain the Fixed Asset Register
  • Assist in the Corporate reporting and financial planning and performance analysis when needed
  • Provide financial and analytical support to the Country General Manager and management team, including the oversight and reporting on key operational and sales key performance indicators


  • University educated with a related Business or Finance Degree and Qualified Accountant, preferably 10 + years post qualified experience
  • Big 4 experience is required​
  • Knowledge and experience with managing a general ledger and monthly close and reviewing and preparing VAT, payroll, and statutory filings
  • Experience with managing cash, accounts receivable, and accounts payable
  • Technical accounting knowledge – IFRS, US GAAP, OHADA and other local African GAAPs
  • Proven ability to cope in a busy and demanding work environment and consistently meet strict deadlines
  • Experience in tech and early-stage startup
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • A flexible approach and a can-do attitude given that this role will need to support finance activities across the wider group during busy periods
  • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on capacity
  • Detailed knowledge and experience with local accounting and compliance requirements
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly numerate and organised
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and IT skills

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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