Accounts Associate

at 
BasiGo
Posted on 
12 Mar

BasiGo is an early-stage e-mobility start-up looking to revolutionize the public transportation sector by providing matatu owners with a cost-effective electric alternative to diesel. We’re looking for an accounting associate to join our team. The accounting associate will report directly to the Finance Manager.

You might like this job if: 

  • You enjoy working with numbers and have strong attention to detail attribute
  • You’re able to think on your feet and create systems, policies, and processes that support scale
  • You’re ambitious, quick to learn new skills, and like to multitask.
  • You want to create a cleaner, safer, and technologically advanced future for African cities.

Roles and Responsibilities:
- Process and post various accounting transactions including AP, AR & Journal entries
- Undertake bank and other related accounting reconciliations
- Support the finance team in implementing new financial systems and processes
- Support VAT & withholding tax filing
- Enforcing the company’s finance and procurement policies
- Support Finance manager with accounting close
- Managing office petty cash and reporting thereof
- Any other duties assigned by the manager
 
Our ideal candidate would have:
- Education & Experience:
- Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or other business-related fields 
- Certified accountant (CPA or ACCA)
- Minimum of 1-year experience working in a busy accounting environment  
- Strong understanding of accounting standards and principles, especially IFRS requirements
- Experience processing accounting transactions and posting
- Proficiency with spreadsheets, and databases. Additional knowledge of financial software especially Odoo ERP is a plus. 
 
- Skills & Attitude
- Ethical behavior
- Strong communication and analytical skills.
- Advanced Excel Skills
- A strong attention to detail and ability to notice discrepancy in data 
- A proactive approach to work, the ability to handle multiple tasks, and to maintain a high-quality standard when working under time pressure.
- Excited to learn & not scared of asking questions

BasiGo is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic established by law.

Job Description

BasiGo is an early-stage e-mobility start-up looking to revolutionize the public transportation sector by providing matatu owners with a cost-effective electric alternative to diesel. We’re looking for an accounting associate to join our team. The accounting associate will report directly to the Finance Manager.

You might like this job if: 

  • You enjoy working with numbers and have strong attention to detail attribute
  • You’re able to think on your feet and create systems, policies, and processes that support scale
  • You’re ambitious, quick to learn new skills, and like to multitask.
  • You want to create a cleaner, safer, and technologically advanced future for African cities.

Roles and Responsibilities:
- Process and post various accounting transactions including AP, AR & Journal entries
- Undertake bank and other related accounting reconciliations
- Support the finance team in implementing new financial systems and processes
- Support VAT & withholding tax filing
- Enforcing the company’s finance and procurement policies
- Support Finance manager with accounting close
- Managing office petty cash and reporting thereof
- Any other duties assigned by the manager
 
Our ideal candidate would have:
- Education & Experience:
- Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or other business-related fields 
- Certified accountant (CPA or ACCA)
- Minimum of 1-year experience working in a busy accounting environment  
- Strong understanding of accounting standards and principles, especially IFRS requirements
- Experience processing accounting transactions and posting
- Proficiency with spreadsheets, and databases. Additional knowledge of financial software especially Odoo ERP is a plus. 
 
- Skills & Attitude
- Ethical behavior
- Strong communication and analytical skills.
- Advanced Excel Skills
- A strong attention to detail and ability to notice discrepancy in data 
- A proactive approach to work, the ability to handle multiple tasks, and to maintain a high-quality standard when working under time pressure.
- Excited to learn & not scared of asking questions

BasiGo is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic established by law.

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