Accounting Associate at Andela

August 30, 2018

Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Lagos, Nairobi, and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.

Accounting Associate

  • Job Type:Full Time
  • Qualification:BA/BSc/HND
  • Location:Nairobi
  • Job Field:Finance / Accounting / Audit

Job description

About The Role

To ensure timely preparation of monthly accounts, complete and accurate recognition of expenses, timely payment of suppliers, statutory deductions and filing of statutory returns. You will report to the senior accountant

Specific Key Responsibilities

  • Review transactions for completeness, accuracy and proper documentation and approvals prior to processing.
  • Review suppliers, quotations and process purchase orders.
  • Ensuring timely posting of invoices and payment to suppliers.
  • Ensure timely posting of both recurring/non-recurring journal and cashbook entries into the accounting system.
  • Manage the office petty cash.
  • Manage the fixed asset register by ensuring monthly update and reconciliation.
  • Work with the senior accountant to ensure statutory returns (WHT, VAT and Income Tax) are filed accurately and before cut off dates.
  • Design and maintain a proper manual and electronic filing system.
  • Assist in developing reporting processes, procedures and internal controls for maintaining the efficient flow of all financial transactions.
  • Assist during audits both internal and external.
  • Perform other duties as and when required by senior accountant.

Qualifications & Experience

  • University degree with minimum CPA II qualification
  • At least 4 years’ overall experience in a similar role
  • At least 2 years’ experience in Audit
  • Proficiency in ERP software
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and other MS Office tools
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Ready to embrace start up pace with a good sense of humour
  • Passion to help transform the world

EPIC Values Alignment

  • Demonstrable commitment to the learning & development of people and technology
  • The ability to learn new things fast enough to amaze your friends and family

Interested?

If the above sounds like an exciting role to you, please tell us why you believe you’re a good fit and we’ll be in touch.

Job description

Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Lagos, Nairobi, and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.

About The Role

To ensure timely preparation of monthly accounts, complete and accurate recognition of expenses, timely payment of suppliers, statutory deductions and filing of statutory returns. You will report to the senior accountant

Specific Key Responsibilities

  • Review transactions for completeness, accuracy and proper documentation and approvals prior to processing.
  • Review suppliers, quotations and process purchase orders.
  • Ensuring timely posting of invoices and payment to suppliers.
  • Ensure timely posting of both recurring/non-recurring journal and cashbook entries into the accounting system.
  • Manage the office petty cash.
  • Manage the fixed asset register by ensuring monthly update and reconciliation.
  • Work with the senior accountant to ensure statutory returns (WHT, VAT and Income Tax) are filed accurately and before cut off dates.
  • Design and maintain a proper manual and electronic filing system.
  • Assist in developing reporting processes, procedures and internal controls for maintaining the efficient flow of all financial transactions.
  • Assist during audits both internal and external.
  • Perform other duties as and when required by senior accountant.

Qualifications & Experience

  • University degree with minimum CPA II qualification
  • At least 4 years’ overall experience in a similar role
  • At least 2 years’ experience in Audit
  • Proficiency in ERP software
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and other MS Office tools
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Ready to embrace start up pace with a good sense of humour
  • Passion to help transform the world

EPIC Values Alignment

  • Demonstrable commitment to the learning & development of people and technology
  • The ability to learn new things fast enough to amaze your friends and family

Interested?

If the above sounds like an exciting role to you, please tell us why you believe you’re a good fit and we’ll be in touch.

Benefits & Compensation

  • Full-time compensation
  • Full medical coverage
  • Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided daily
  • Beautiful working environment
  • Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet
  • Oh, and a chance to change the world!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Full-time compensation
Full medical coverage
Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided daily
Beautiful working environment
Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet
Oh, and a chance to change the world!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Andela career website on boards.greenhouse.io to apply

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