Accountant

Job Summary

The accountant will be responsible for the timely, accurate and complete recording of all business transactions, and the timely preparation of Hello Tractor’s monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements. S/he will also be
responsible for the preparation of reporting packages to satisfy the reporting requirements of applicable regulatory authorities and external stakeholders (e.g., donors).

The accountant will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining existing policies and procedures for Finance and Accounting (e.g., Accounting principles, Finance
    policy, standard operating procedures)
  • Participating in the development of new policies, procedures, and controls as required.
  • Maintaining the Chart of Accounts
  • Conducting the monthly, quarterly and annual closing of the Company’s general ledger, and conduct the
    necessary reconciliations, and post required adjusting entries
  • Drafting the financial statements (income statement, balance sheet, cash flow statements)
  • Understanding the Company’s external and internal stakeholders that require reporting, and maintain a repository of their reporting needs
  • Working with external auditors

Additionally, the accountant should:

  • Have a good understanding of the Nigerian and Kenyan regulatory environment for small private companies
  • Have a good understanding the of the International Framework for Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Follow developments on international accounting standards (IFRS) and best practice in accounting for social
    enterprises
  • Contribute to improving HT’s Accounting and Finance processes
  • Have a good understanding of the risk and control framework
  • Be committed to ongoing learning and contribute to an open and loyal working environment
  • Be comfortable working in English

Skills and Qualifications:

  • University degree in Finance and/or Accounting
  • Has, or is working towards, an internationally recognized accounting designation, preferably a CPA
    designation
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Experience working with QuickBooks Online (desirable)

If this sounds like what you have been seeking, send your resume to jobs@hellotractor.com. Please put Accountant in the subject line.