Finance Business Partner Job at Interswitch Group

October 20, 2022

Job Description

Finance Business Partner Job at Interswitch Group – Interswitch is an Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company that facilitates the electronic circulation of money as well as the exchange of value between individuals and organizations on a timely and consistent basis.

Finance Business Partner Job at Interswitch Group

Finance Business Partner Job at Interswitch Group

We started operations in 2002 as a transaction switching and electronic payments processing, and have progressively evolved into an integrated payment services company, building and managing payment infrastructure as well as delivering innovative payment products and transactional services throughout the African continent. At Interswitch, we offer unique career opportunities for individuals capable of playing key roles and adding value in an innovative and fun environment.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Business Partner

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Permanent
Department: Group Finance & Supply Chain Management

Job Summary

  • Act as a trusted financial advisor to businesses to enable the respective business leaders to make informed financial decisions.
  • To contribute to the development of the Finance strategy, priorities, solutions, and initiatives by providing insights on industry trends within the allocated business/es to ensure that the Finance function remains relevant and continuously enables the attainment of Business Objectives.
  • Run budgeting and forecasting within their areas, and prepare individual business cases.

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Financial Control:

  • Partner with the allocated business leader to manage the budget and finances of their business or function, ensuring that all financial activity is within the stipulated guidelines to protect the financial health of the organization

Finance Advisory Services:

  • Provide sound advice on business decisions to enable business leaders to make financial decisions that will contribute to the continued growth of the organization

Risk Management & Analysis:

  • Identify and highlight financial risks within the allocated area and recommend and implement potential mitigation strategies to minimize financial loss to the business


  • Participate in the annual budgeting process, taking into consideration the Group and business strategies to ensure that the budget enables the effective operation and growth of the business
  • Undertake regular financial forecasting


  • Finance Background (University / First Degree)


  • Experience within a finance role, servicing various business units with an understanding of the end-to-end finance lifecycle (5 years )

Technical Competencies:

  • Financial Management
  • Budgeting
  • Financial Controls

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Financial Acumen
  • Interprets and applies key financial indicators to make better business decisions, For example, fosters accountability for making good financial decisions; provides guidance to help the team make astute decisions
  • Summarizes financial performance data and explains implications for the organization
  • Business Insight
  • Applies knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals, For example, leverages insights to shape and drive critical initiatives
  • Shares industry developments with the team; helps them grasp business and industry fundamentals and understand how they contribute
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments, For example, measures and tracks team’s and own performance, and helps the team learn from success, failure, and feedback
  • Adheres to, and enforces goals, policies, and procedures
  • Manages Complexity

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  • Makes sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems, For example, asks questions to encourage others to think differently and enrich their analyses of complex situations
  • Accurately defines the key elements of complex, ambiguous situations
  • Decision Quality
  • Makes good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
  • For example, consistently demonstrates strong judgment; may be sought out by others for expertise and guidance
  • Takes smart, independent action in urgent and non-routine situations, knows when to escalate for others’ involvement
  • Instills Trust
  • Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity, For example, models honesty and authenticity and encourages others to be upfront with one another
  • Demonstrates reliability and places a strong emphasis on the team meeting its commitments
  • Fairly represents others ‘positions
  • Optimizes Work Processes
  • Knows the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement, For example, encourages and rewards continuous improvement and quality outcomes
  • Equips others to handle day-to-day tasks effectively on their own
  • Integrates systems to improve quality and service
  • Organizational Savvy
  • Maneuvers comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics, For example, builds support for ideas among key decision makers and stakeholders
  • Anticipates political difficulties and identifies ways to overcome any resistance

Application Closing Date
26th October 2022.

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