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APPLY: Chief Accountant at Kifiya

Job Description

 Manager functional activates of senior accountant.
 Perform financial analysis and reporting to management as needed.
 Perform month-end accounting activities such as reconciliations and journal entries.
 Coordinate with finance team to complete assigned accounting tasks within deadlines.
 Analyse financial discrepancies and recommend effective resolutions.
 Monitor expenditures, analyse revenues and determine budget variances and report the same to management.
 Provide guidance to other Accountants when needed.
 Assist in auditing activities by providing necessary information and preparing requested documentations.
 Monitor and record financial transactions according to company policies and regulations.
 Review and recommend changes to existing accounting procedures.
 Reconcile cash with financial units of partner businesses or institutions.
 Ensure proper implementation of financial policies and procedures for services under development.
 Assist management in the formulation of its overall strategic financial direction
 Ensure all collections from operations centers and branches are deposited correctly in bank accounts
 Ensure appropriate revenue is received and recorded by Kifiya from each branch or project area or center.
 Work with Contract Manager (Products & Services) to ensure compliance with SLAs & other contract stipulations.
 Ensure daily cash transfer to utility bank account base of SLA
 Following monthly commission invoiced and collected.
 Review & approve payment vouchers & journal entries
 Support OFM on develop and maintain internal control and effective accounting system and policies for the set up
 Responsible for all accounting functions and preparing related reports. Assumes responsibility for accuracy of records and reports;
 Ensure reconciles general ledger, subsidiary accounts and non-general fund bank statements.
 Ensure reconcile accounts receivables with general ledger.
 Assists in the development and implementation of accounting procedures and general office procedures.
 Assists departments with general ledger inquiry, research and corrections.
 Serves as backup for all Finance Department functions when needed.
 Count schedule annually and surprise count for all center cash and inventory.
 Ensures all cash collections are deposited intact to the Institutions bank accounts and reconcile receipt vouchers with bank deposits
 Produces and submits accurate, complete and timely financial reports of the department, including Bank Reconciliation, balance sheet, etc. (monthly, quarterly and annual);
 Determines that each subsidiary ledger is in agreement with the related controlling account in the general ledger;
 Manage Coding and Posting the transaction in to the ERP system or any other system used by the company

Position Requirements

  • BA degree in accounting, Finance or related field from recognized university.
    • Able to work independently and highly meticulous.
    • Excellent strategic planning skills and able to interact with all levels
    • A minimum of 7 years progressive experience.
    • Preferred who has experience in service provider Business Company.

About the Company

Kifiya a Digital Service Provider leveraging innovative technology to enable and provide electronic, branchless banking and mobile money services.
Kifiya Financial Technology Plc. (Kifiya) was established in February 2010 by the founders of a company with more than two decades of experience in Information Communication Technology (ICT) in Ethiopia.
Kifiya Plc., leveraging innovative technology and distribution channels, is a company dedicated to making financial and non-financial services simple, affordable and within reach in Ethiopia and beyond.
The Kifiya solution combines our extensive first hand technology expertise with international best practices in access to financial services gained through consulting leading experts in the field and extensive stays within successful initiatives in three continents.

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