Accounting Manager, Africa at Zipline

Accounting Manager, Africa at Zipline – TDPel Jobs

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Do you want to change the world? Zipline uses drones to deliver critical and lifesaving medicine to thousands of hospitals serving millions of people in multiple countries. Our mission is to provide every human on Earth with instant access to vital medical supplies. Join Zipline and help us make this a reality for billions of people.


This role reports to the Head of Finance and has the option to be based in Abuja, Nigeria. Accounting at Zipline is responsible for building a world-class global financial system that enables our mission. We have operations in Rwanda, Ghana, Nigeria today and are growing rapidly across the continent. You will help develop efficient and scalable processes to ensure the business has accurate, timely, and compliant financials. Above all, your work supports the company to achieve unit economics and ensures we have a sustainable and affordable solution for Africa.


Own all day-to-day accounting operations including: billing, cash collection, vendor payment, bank and credit card reconciliation, cash reconciliation, mobile money reconciliation, review of employee expense reimbursement and more. 
Coordination and preparation of financial statements, including P&L, Balance Sheet, and statement of cash flows
Own month end closing for their respective countries and establish key processes to ensure financials accurately reflect business activity 
Partner regularly with various teams, including General Manager, Country Leadership, and Global Finance Team, to support data driven decision-making
Support in the design and implementation of controls, processes, and policies
Support in tax, audit, and other compliance activities 
Assist in other ad-hoc project as needed


Strong internal and external customer service instincts
Accounting degree and is ACA qualified (ACCA is a plus) with a preference of 5+ years of experience navigating multinational financial systems and processes (bonus if you have past experience with Netsuite)
In-depth knowledge of IFRS and GAAP
Has excellent written and verbal communication skills 
Ability to work effectively with multidisciplinary teams
Excels in working in a rapidly changing environment with stakeholders in various time-zones and departments
Industry experiences in FMCG, Fintech or Agritech company is a big plus
Must be eligible to work in Nigeria


Zipline is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other characteristics protected by state, federal or local law or our other policies.


We value diversity at Zipline and welcome applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this position but are not sure if you are the perfect fit, please apply!
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