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Accounts Associate



kigali, rwanda
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

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 ,Reimbursements & Journal entries
  • Undertake bank and other related accounting reconciliations
  • Support the finance team in implementing new financial systems and processes
  • Support VAT , withholding tax and payroll related deductions filing
  • Enforcing the company’s finance and procurement policies, assisting in procurement processes, including obtaining quotations and preparing purchase requests.
  • Support Finance manager with accounting close
  • Assist in coordination of travel arrangements and accommodation for staff and visitors
  • Managing office petty cash and reporting thereof
  • Manage office supplies stock and place orders
  • 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 the ability to notice discrepancies in data
  • A proactive approach to work, the ability to handle multiple tasks, and maintaining a high-quality standard when working under time pressure.
  • Excited to learn & not scared of asking questions

Join us and be a part of the electric mobility revolution in Africa!

If you meet the above criteria and are excited about the opportunity to contribute to the transformation of public transport in Africa, we would love for you to apply here.