Full time Offered Salary :

Senior Revenue Analyst at Tala. Nairobi

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Job Description

What you’ll do:

  • Assist the Global Accounting Team with all aspects of Tala’s Revenue Recognition, preparation and diving into inquiries on data changes and analysis of monthly Revenue numbers against KPI’s.
  • Collaborate with Data and Finance teams to build a sustainable revenue recognition tool with a goal to automate the process and standardize the output reports
  • Maintain internal data files and reports in an organized manner that can be relied upon during internal and external audits.
  • Provide Accounting teams the support needed during the month-end accounting tasks, Statutory and Regulatory Audits, Close and reporting cycles
  • Confirming accuracy/appropriateness of source data files from the database.
  • Review Global GL reconciliations pertaining to Tala’s Revenue lines
  • Establish reasonable internal controls and maintain adequate and current documentation of Revenue recognition process.
  • Build and maintain an adequate, efficient and effective process of  Revenue reporting to improve the close and reporting cycles in a timely and accurate manner.

Who you are:

  • Loves data – will dig deep to understand the intricacies of a data set
  • Can manage discovery and reporting projects from end to end
  • Have a strong curiosity around what makes a business tick
  • Know how to translate questions into a set of metrics, requirements, and/or reporting

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Statistics,  or Related Field.
  • 3-4 years experience in the Accounting and/or Finance sector with  relevant experience Financial analytics, Reconciliations
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good understanding of IFRS and US GAAP (added advantage)
  • Strong proficiency in Excel required, Knowledge of and experience with reporting and data visualization packages (Lookr, Tableau), databases (SQL etc), programming (SQL, XML, )
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings
  • Statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS, R, etc.) a plus but not required
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to influence in a dynamic, cross-functional environment; customer-focused, with strong history of driving results, managing complexity and dealing with ambiguity
  • Basic understanding of core accounting concepts (balance sheet, profit and loss account, impact of cash transactions on accounts receivable)

Preferred Requirements:

  • CPA K or CPA candidate
  • Preferably with experience in NetSuite or other accounting software.
  • Experience working for a global company
  • Conscientious about timeliness of assignments and quality of work.
  • Possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to articulate updates in a concise manner.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction to set and achieve established goals
  • Exceptional work ethic.
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