Junior Accountant Job at Pezesha

Junior Accountant Job at Pezesha… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Pezesha.


Pezesha has created a holistic financial marketplace for MSMEs. By offering lending, financial education, and debt counseling to borrowers, plus a proprietary credit scoring system to vet MSMEs without a credit history, de-risking lending to SMEs.


  • Maintain accounts for the company and any subsidiaries or countries we operate as per international financial reporting standards (IFRS and IAS).
  • Petty cash and administration management
  • Perform month-end close activities, including preparation of journal entries and reconciliations for various balance sheet and income statement accounts
  • Perform financial statement analysis and document meaningful explanations for fluctuations
  • Performing risk management by analyzing the organization’s liabilities and investments
  • Ensure all accounting processes are streamlined and in accordance with the respective jurisdiction.
  • Forecast monthly and quarterly cash requirements for the business and prepare periodic budgets for the different departments and any company activities or projects
  • Provide strategic decision making based on accounting reporting to always ensure cost management and revenue optimization strategies
  • Collaborate with finance team for investor reporting, covenant compliance, budget variation, financial statements analysis
  • Reconcile transactions on the dashboard, mobile money statements and other statements and liaise with the Tech team to resolve any irregularities.
  • Design, prepare and present monthly financial statement analysis suitable for Board-level or management presentations
  • Liaise with all other business units to challenge the status quo, implement new ideas, investigate and implement more efficient solutions and treasury processes


  • At least 2 years of relevant accounting experience, with at least 2 years with a high growth startup/company.
  • Lateral experiences within a corporate finance, investments & transactions, or comparable role will be favored.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of online QuickBooks or other related accounting software or tools
  • Sound analytical skills and advanced skills using Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong understanding of IFRS
  • Good understanding of local taxation in KE / prior experience dealing with KRA Audits/Requests
  • Professional qualification: CPA or ACCA or CFA certified or an equivalent certified
  • Added advantage: experience in Fintech or East African Banking industry
  • Added Advantage: Financial Advisory (Financial Institutions) at KPMG, PWC or EY

How to Apply

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  jobs@pezesha.com

Use Ref: 2022-Junior Accountant as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline: 31st January 2022.

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