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Branch.co delivers world-class financial services to the mobile generation. The spread of smartphones presents an incredible opportunity for the world’s emerging middle class to access banking options and achieve financial flexibility. Branch.co is revolutionizing banking in Kenya, and will soon expand to other countries in Africa and in other regions across the globe.

ACCOUNTANT

WHAT WE OFFER
You will be part of a talented, passionate team that is determined to make a positive impact on the lives of the mobile generation throughout the developing world. You will join a team with unmatched experience in financial technology and emerging markets. Since our launch in April 2015, we’ve disbursed hundreds of thousands of loans. Our success has led to investments from Silicon Valley’s leading VCs.

JOB OVERVIEW
The Accountant will work under the Finance Manager Africa.
This will be a permanent role that will involve, accounting, reporting and analysis as well ensuring adherence to internal controls and statutory compliance.
The Accountant will be required to assist in the accounting, financial reporting and reconciliations ensuring all the reports are updated and sent out on time.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Production of daily, weekly, monthly reconciliations for Nigeria covering Disbursements, Repayments and Netcash, third party contracts eg Paga, Banks etc
Perform accounting functions as assigned including, but not limited to verifying, allocating, posting and reconciling transactions with deep accounting sysems knowledge of IFRS, Familiarity with GAAP is an added advantage
Take charge of month end procedures and timelines in the Nigeria office
Take charge of the general ledger reconciliations on Netsuite and reviewing final financial reports required by management including accompanying schedules, worksheets and narratives.
Assist with annual external audit. Complete requested materials. Assist in preparing assigned schedules for the annual and interim audit.
Filing and documentation management
Assist with completion of the quarterly and annual regulatory filings; preparation of assigned Quarterly and Annual Statutory Statement pages/schedules.
Forex impact analysis
Conform with and abide by all regulatory guidance and internal policies & procedures.
Document policies, procedures and workflow for assigned areas of responsibility.
Contribute to department and organization special projects as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance related areas or CPA graduate
At Least 2 years solid Accounting experience preferably handling more than 2 countries
Experience working with accounting softwares, Quickbooks, Pastel, Sage, Oracle
Very analytical with expert Excel skills
Fluent spoken and written English
Self-motivated, Creative
Super Organized & Results focused
Able to work with tight deadlines and in a startup environment.

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