Senior Accountant at Pula

In the last 3 years, Pula has developed insurance solutions that in 2016 reached over 600,000 farmers across 9 countries in Africa, they are on a rapid growth path to reach one million farmers by the end of this year and are now looking to expand to Asia. Job description
Pula Advisors is looking for an exceptional and best-in-class Accountant to build the finance and accounting systems to support their goal of building a billion-dollar business that protects and advises rural farming communities across Africa and Asia.

Monitor and control expenditure and budgets. Supervise collection of company debt and maintenance of debt accounts
Monitor and analyze monthly operational results against periods and budget issue reports to management.
Set staff targets and carries out biannual appraisals
Monitor product accounting transactions to ensure that they are promptly and are correctly recorded.
In charge of the invoicing process to ensure that figures are accurate, complete and timely
Prepare performance management reports
Review ledger postings for accuracy Verification /authorization of payments
Monitor cash balances and recommendations for cash flow and investment management.
Maintenance of asset registers Ensuring month end/procedures are carried out for tax valuations and depreciations
Represent the accounting function in meetings
Ensure vendors are paid as per the credit and contracts terms.
Ensure Employees are paid in terms as per their employment terms.
Ensure Compliance with Income Tax Act, VAT ACT, NHIF ACT, NSSF ACT and other regulations when making payments to employees and suppliers of goods and other services across
Develop new and review existing finance/accounting policies and procedures and ensure any gaps are sealed.
Responsible for quarterly financial reporting in accordance with the IFRS standards.
Co-ordination of company audit including all subsidiaries

Does this sound like you?

Advanced degree in accounting, business, economics, finance, or a related field preferred; Bachelors in accounting required
Full certification in CPA or ACCA
Analytical and problem solving and computer skills
Excellent Communication & interpersonal skills
Detail oriented
You have a passion for technology and its role in creating value and changing the way farmers protect and grow their crops
Pula works in several geographies and expect that to understand the technology environment you will be developing solutions for you will have to travel to these markets for in-market projects