Responsible for providing financial, administrative, and clerical support to the organization.
Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
Experience Level : Senior level
Experience Length : 5 years
WE ARE HIRING A SENIORACCOUNTANT!
About Lipa Later :
Lipa Later Limited is a financial serviceprovider based in Kenya and Rwanda that offers payment plans for consumers andbusinesses looking to buy and sell products and services in monthlyinstallments.
About the Role :
Reporting to the Finance Manager, the SeniorAccountant will be responsible for providing financial, administrative, andclerical support to the organization.
They will process transactions as per theorganization's financial policies regarding loans and financial reports andensure the company maintains accurate financial information.
Reports to : Finance Manager
Key responsibilityarea will include :
Loan controls management
Budgeting and Forecasting
Preparation of payables reconciliations for Suppliers and Partners
Partner relationship management
Coordinate the update of the general ledger for all cash and bank movements.
GL Accounting of Payments on the accounting system.
Maintain supplier and partner contacts and payment details.
Key responsibilities will include :
Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable, general ledgers and receivable
Verify, allocate, post loan disbursements, repayments and repossessions on the loan management system
Produce error-free Management Accounts and present their results
Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
Provide technical support and advice on Management Accounts
Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers
Participate in financial standards setting and in the forecast process
Provide input into the department’s goal-setting process
Assist with tax audits and tax returns
Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
Plan, assign and review Accountant staff’s work
Support month-end and year-end close process
Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
Liaise with the Finance Manager for overall finance department improvement and compliance
Qualifications and skills, we are looking for :
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field.
CPA / ACCA qualification.
3-5 years’ experience as a Senior Accountant role.
Proficient in Microsoft Office and excellent skills in Excel
Experience in working with an ERP and / or Accounting Software / or Loan Management Software
Experience in working with Suite will be an added advantage
Keen to detail and accuracy required and willing to learn