Pezesha Junior Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Pezesha Junior Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Primary Roles & responsibilities

  • Maintain accounts for the company and any subsidiaries or countries we operate as per international financial reporting standards (IFRS and IAS).

  • Petty cash and administration management

  • Perform month-end close activities, including preparation of journal entries and reconciliations for various balance sheet and income statement accounts

  • Perform financial statement analysis and document meaningful explanations for fluctuations

  • Performing risk management by analyzing the organization’s liabilities and investments

  • Ensure all accounting processes are streamlined and in accordance with the respective jurisdiction.

  • Liaise with external auditors to facilitate annual audits.

  • Forecast monthly and quarterly cash requirements for the business and prepare periodic budgets for the different departments and any company activities or projects

  • Provide strategic decision making based on accounting reporting to always ensure cost management and revenue optimization strategies

  • Collaborate with finance team for investor reporting, covenant compliance, budget variation, financial statements analysis

  • Reconcile transactions on the dashboard, mobile money statements and other statements and liaise with the Tech team to resolve any irregularities.

  • Design, prepare and present monthly financial statement analysis suitable for Board-level or management presentations

  • Liaise with all other business units to challenge the status quo, implement new ideas, investigate and implement more efficient solutions and treasury processes

    Your skills and experience

  • At least 2 years of relevant accounting experience, with at least 2 years with a high growth startup/company.

  • Lateral experiences within a corporate finance, investments & transactions, or comparable role will be favored.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • Advanced knowledge of online QuickBooks or other related accounting software or tools

  • Sound analytical skills and advanced skills using Microsoft Excel.

  • Strong understanding of IFRS

  • Good understanding of local taxation in KE
    / prior experience dealing with KRA Audits/Requests

  • Professional qualification: CPA or ACCA or CFA certified or an equivalent certified

  • Added advantage: experience in Fintech or East African Banking industry

  • Added Advantage: Financial Advisory (Financial Institutions) at KPMG, PWC or EY

    Your personal characteristics

  • Integrity– upholds high degree of honesty and values to be trusted with high-value transactions processing

  • Intrinsically motivated by the mission of Pezesha Africa

  • Results-orientated and pragmatic with exceptional quantitative and analytical ability and attention to detail and integrity

  • Independent thinker and worker who can juggle multiple projects simultaneously with fast-changing priorities

  • Flexibility to roll up your sleeves and attack problems and projects as they arise, where you will need to set out a clear structure, method and outcomes yourself

  • Tech savvy who embraces new software and online tools and is personally interested by tech-enabled solutions

  • Comfortable and effective in managing and communicating with team members and stakeholders based remotely or travelling in different timezones.

    How To Apply

  • The applicants who do not indicate THE REF NO and job title will be automatically disqualified.

  • Please send a single pdf file containing a brief and bullet-pointed cover letter and your CV on the subsequent page(s) with “Ref: 2022-Junior Accountant” as the subject of your email to


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