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Terassury and Reconciliation Assistant at JABU

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • 000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: 000


Exciting CPA Opportunity: Build Accounting From Scratch at a Pioneering Fintech Startup in Zambia!

Do you thrive in dynamic environments and dream of shaping the future of finance? Are you a detail-oriented CPA with a passion for fintech and a thirst for adventure? If so, this opportunity is tailor-made for you!

We are a rapidly growing fintech startup in Zambia with ambitious plans to revolutionize B2B payments, cash management, and savings. We’re seeking a talented and motivated CPA Accountant to join our founding team and build a world-class accounting department from the ground up.

What you’ll do:

  • Be the accounting rockstar: Establish robust control protocols, manage bank reconciliations, and conduct audits, ensuring financial accuracy and compliance.
  • Report directly to the CFO: Provide insightful financial reports, analysis, and recommendations to fuel strategic decision-making.
  • Embrace the startup life: Get your hands dirty, wear multiple hats, and shape the future of our accounting function.
  • Lead with innovation: Continuously update your knowledge of financial technology, software advancements, and AI applications.
  • Embrace adventure: Get ready for an initial 6-month commitment in Zambia, followed by potential expansion to Namibia and South Africa.

Who you are:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with 4+ years of experience in a similar fast-paced environment.
  • Fintech experience preferred: Understand the unique challenges and opportunities of this dynamic industry.
  • Tech-savvy: Proficient in leading accounting software and eager to explore emerging technologies.
  • Communication master: Exceptional written and verbal English skills for clear and concise reporting.
  • Disciplined and creative: Thrive in unstructured environments and find innovative solutions.
  • Lifelong learner: Possess a genuine desire to stay ahead of the curve in finance and technology.
  • Ready for an adventure: Embraces the excitement and challenges of living and working in Zambia.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with your experience and skills.
  • Equity potential: Be part of our journey and share in the success we create.
  • Dynamic, international work environment: Shape the future of finance with a diverse and passionate team.
  • Unique opportunity to build something from scratch: Leave your mark and make a real difference in a growing company.
  • Unforgettable life experience: Live and work in beautiful Zambia, with potential expansion to other African markets. Essential:
  • Accounting software: While your specific needs may vary, Xero, QuickBooks Online, and Sage Intacct are popular choices for startups.
  • Financial reporting tools: Microsoft Excel, Power BI, or similar data visualization tools for report creation and analysis.
  • Bank reconciliation software: Tools like FloBank, AutoEntry, or Yodlee can automate reconciliation and save time.
  • Desired:
  • Blockchain-specific software: If your business uses blockchain technology, familiarity with platforms like ConsenSys Diligence or Coinfirm would be a plus.
  • API integrations: Experience working with APIs to connect accounting software with other applications is valuable.
  • Security and compliance software: Knowledge of tools for safeguarding data and ensuring compliance with financial regulations is important.
  • Bonus:
  • Experience with fintech-specific solutions: Software tailored for payment processing, crowdfunding, or other relevant fintech areas is a strong advantage.
  • Cloud-based solutions: Familiarity with cloud-based accounting and financial management tools is increasingly important.

Are you ready to chart your own path and revolutionize the fintech landscape? Apply today! If you are the ideal candidate, we would love to meet you and discuss this exciting opportunity. We are also open to hearing about any referrals you may have. If your referral is hired, you will be rewarded.