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Job Summary

PATRON is a fast-growing fintech company specializing in online lending. We are currently looking for a Senior Accountant to join the strong team of like-minded people and participate in the development of the application for 1.2 billion people in Africa!

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Senior level
  • Experience Length:5 years

Job Description/Requirements

The Senior Accountant will be tasked with managing all financial functions to ensure that the company meets legal and best practices in its financial matters. 



·  Correctly maintain accounting controls;

·  Readiness to manage several legal entities;

·  Perform general accounting and taxes duties efficiently;

·  Correctly prepare audit documents;

·  Control and perform all tax payments that company has to make;

·  Managing the company’s ITAX account;

·  Be 100% compliant with accounting procedures and tax law;

·  Identify aspects of the business where there is a potential leaking of money and help to fix it;

·  Maintaining the company’s accounting records in accordance with Kenyan laws;

·  Keeping informed about current legislation relating to finance and accounting;

·  Proactively recommend policies and procedures;

·  Be able to recommend software that automatically generates accounting and tax reports based on the data entered into it and ability to use it effectively; keep records in such programs.

·  Willingness to provide advice and explanations. Ability to explain complex things in simple words;

·  Be able to explain why it is necessary to do this way, and not otherwise. Willingness to motivate their point of view with reference to legislation.

·  Analyze on-going processes and propose corrective actions and continues improvements;

·  Helping the company develop a strong internal control system to help in good financial management. 


·   At least Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business-related field;

·   At least 3 years’ relevant experience in a similar/equivalent position in a bank/MFO/other credit organization;

·   Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant;

·   Confident knowledge of current Kenyan legislation relating to finance and accounting (Digital Service Tax, Corporation tax, Excise Duty and PAYE, etc.);

·   Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word required;

·   Attention to detail;

·   Understanding of mathematics, accounting and financial processes;

·   Proactivity and proven ability to meet deadlines and work with limited supervision;

·   Good management, administrative and communication skills

·   Experience of working with Slack and Jira are a big plus!

       WE OFFER:

·   Fully remote work - our distributed team works from different countries and time zones;

·   Work schedule 5/2, flexible beginning of the working day;

·   Paid vacation 28 calendar days + 3 additional days;

·   Professional development - compensation for professional courses and literature;

·   No bureaucracy, dress code or formalism;

·   An exciting high-load project that people need today!

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