(Jobs in Kenya) Accounts Assistant at Poa Internet - Gazeti Jobs

(Jobs in Kenya) Accounts Assistant at Poa Internet

2 months ago 6

We believe EVERYONE in the world deserves access to the internet and affordable communications. Communications have an incredibly positive impact on improving the lives of individuals and accelerating the economic and social growth of developing countries; yet 4.4 billion people around the world are still unconnected and many more are poorly serviced. At poa! we believe everyone deserves access to the internet and it should not be limited to the privileged few. Our poa! Internet service provides wireless broadband to low income and rural communities across East Africa, offering individuals and small businesses highly affordable Internet access. poa! brings significant social benefit to the communities we serve by offering free access to digital content including educational and health materials as well as generating substantial employment opportunities.

Overall Responsibility

Design tower rents payment processes that will ensure timely & accurate payments that will match the scale up of the company. Ensure customers Mpesa reversals and partial refunds are done on a timely manner.

Key SMART Results for A-Player

  • Reduce payment process from 3 days to 1 day by preparing tower rent payment schedules detailing which ones are paid quartely, semi-annualy and include any other payment patterns – Q1 2023
  • To ensure zero failure of DPs due to none payments of tower rents and tower electricity tokens – Q1 2023
  • To reduce customers complaints of the delayed refunds by ensuring that Mpesa reversals are done within 24 hours after confirmation of payment reversal – Daily
  • To ensure the company does not lose monies paid as deposits by preparing a list of all rent deposits on a monthly basis and design a system where deposits are refunded back to the company whenever the tenancy period expires – Monthly

Level of Management Experience Required (Mandatory & Nice to Have)

  • Mandatory – Demonstrated experience in excell operations and Mpesa reversal process
  • Department stage of development where this role sits
  • Prepare for Scale / Systemisation


Key Competencies Criticality (H, M, L)

  • At-least CPA 2 qualifications – H
  • Good understanding of excel operations – H
  • Good understanding of Mpesa operations such as reversals – H
  • Good understanding of key accounting principles & concepts – H

Mandatory Criteria if Any with no exceptions to hire.

  • Must have worked in finance department for at-least 2 years
  • Knowledge of basic bookkeeping procedures
  • Hands-on experience with MS Excel
  • Familiarity with finance regulations
  • Ability to efficiently work between different departments.
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