Finance

Senior GL Accountant

Cairo   |   Full Time

Bosta  

Bosta - launched in 2017 - is an overnight delivery provider for E-commerce companies in Egypt. Leveraging technology to empower businesses is what we do best. Our goal is to disrupt the logistics industry by bringing technology and experience altogether to provide a one-stop-shop for delivery solutions. We are a young company with dynamic growth, so you must be prepared to work hard and show continued commitment and dedication to the business.


The Department

The Finance team’s core mission is to help Bosta make more effective decisions. We aim to build long term company value, and we achieve this by setting company strategy, facilitating world-class execution, understanding and sharing the drivers our business, delivering accurate financial results, all while managing risks and keeping an eye out for opportunities. Finally, it’s critical that we continually foster and evolve a team culture to allow for each team member to thrive and grow.


The Role  

Bosta is looking for a talented Sr. accountant with good accounting expertise and strong interpersonal skills. Reporting to the company’s accounting manager, the accountant will be responsible for the whole spectrum of Receivables and everyday GL accounting (such as cash, prepaid expenses, fixed assets). In addition, the role will be focused on supporting the Accounting Manager with providing oversight and control over the completeness and accuracy of the financial results. 


You will

  • Assist accounting manager in managing the accounting activities and the month-end close, ensuring the appropriate application of accounting standards and company policies, and timely review and posting of journal entries and reconciliations;

  • Responds to inquiries from the accounting manager regarding financial results and prepares ad-hoc reports as required;

  • Prepares needed financial documents and supporting schedules for the annual financial review

  • Assist in processing ledger and booking entries so that all transactions are recorded in a timely and accurate manner;

  • Ensuring all balance sheets are clean and tidy with good understanding of the entries in them;

  • Maintenance of data related to general ledger unit in order to ensure information availability and accuracy;

  • Compile and sort documents, prepare and post invoices and credit and debit memos as well as assure accurate transactions on the company’s financial system;

  • Follow-ups with the sales team for the collections to ensure that all payments are received within due date and according to the signed contract;

  • Posting of the monthly accrual entries

  • Participate in monthly accounts reconciliations

  • Participate in Annual Auditing and Tax inspections

You Are 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting;

  • 5+ years’ experience in accounting

  • Strong interpersonal skills - ability to work with a diverse team and ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

  • Attention to Detail

  • Strong ability to analyze information

  • Well organized and a self-starter

  • Thorough knowledge of applicable accounting/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and company procedures

  • Ability to speak and write English fluently

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