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  • Posted: Aug 27, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Lulalend is a FinTech company with a belief in the power of small business, making a difference, building a better solution and striving for excellence. We work hard to empower businesses across South Africa with the funds they need to grow. Lulalend offers small business funding of between R20 000 - R250 000 to businesses that have been in operation for at ...
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    Finance Manager


    • Collaborative - we’re a clan and work together as a team, always towards a common goal

    • Committed - we’re accountable and follow through no matter the challenge

    • Curious - we look for better ways to do things and make a positive difference

    • Connected - we stay close to, learn from and look to understand each other and our customers

    • Compassionate - we go out of our way to care about our colleagues, our customers and our community


    This is an exciting opportunity to join a close-knit Finance team working in a fast-paced fintech environment where you will get your hands dirty in a broad range of finance related tasks. We’re looking for a detail-oriented finance whizz who takes pride in their work and has extensive knowledge about IFRS and financial services. The position will report to the Head of Finance, and will play an important role in the overall reporting, corporate governance and internal controls for Lulalend. The successful candidate will have the responsibility of making sure we comply with auditors, controls and reporting to our stakeholders.

    Not only will you play a key role within the Finance team, but your skills will be required to help support cross-functional teams such as our Sales, Tech, and Talent Teams. You’ll also get involved in exciting work such as funding raises and ensuring our loan management systems is performing optimally.

    Responsibilities will include:

    • Guide development for IFRS accounting and disclosure

    • Prepare and submit reporting templates to shareholders and debt funders

    • Managing covenant reporting and legal agreement interpretations

    • All tax compliance and SARS submissions or queries

    • Monitoring of budget variance on a monthly basis

    • Assist setting up internal control frameworks within finance

    • Statutory audit

    • Payroll review

    • Due diligence ownership achieved through partnering with different business units

    • Review and post all entries into Xero

    • Drive initiatives to improve existing automation and streamlining of recording and reporting

    Project Work (ad hoc):

    • Being a finance business partner that provides financial information, tools, analysis and insight to other business units, challenging their thinking, helping them make more informed decisions and driving business strategy.


    • Good time management skills, showing the ability to manage self and prioritise tasks

    • High performer with a track record of delivering results

    • Ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines

    • Strong organisational skills

    • High attention to detail

    • Strong work ethic and high standards for achievement, bring their best every day

    • Highly credible and trustworthy

    • Team player with the ability to work collaboratively


    • CA (SA) qualification with 2-4 years’ experience working as a financial manager

    • Experience within and exposure to a fast-paced financial services environment

    • Extensive financial reporting experience coupled with sounds compliance handling

    • Skilled in Xero accounting or similar

    • Advanced Excel skills, SQL expertise an added bonus

    • Start-up experience for growth and unit economics understanding

    • Well-read within the financial industry and should be au fait with up and coming financial trends and legislation

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Lulalend on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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