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Finance Bookkeeper / Data Analyst - Transsnet

Posted: 14/09/18
Recruiter:Transsnet
Reference:TF3296221
Type:Permanent
Salary:Competitive
Location:Bracknell, Berkshire
Description:

Transsnet are an exciting FinTech start-up, based in the UK with offices across Africa and China and with significant growth forecast over the coming 12-month period. 

Our team are growing too, and we now need the dedicated services of an enthusiastic Bookkeeper/Data Analyst for our Bracknell Offices in the UK. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Bookkeeper interested in taking on real responsibility and broadening their skills. 

About us

Transsnet Payment is a smartphone first financial services company. Smartphones change the game. They redefine what customers can do with their money.

We are a well-funded start up with support from Transsion Holding Limited (who own Tecno, Infinix and Itel). We hope to use our unique market position to create innovative solutions which improve customer’s lives. We will offer payments, savings, credit and loyalty propositions to customers across Africa, starting in Nigeria.

About the team

The Finance team look after our internal payments, as well as monitor and deliver with our African team for our operational payments solutions.  We operate as an efficient small team, and you will be working across China, the UK and markets in East and West Africa.

About the role

In this role you'll be expected work with a cross functional team to ensure we meet our finance scheduled payments, as well as ensuring our operational products run efficiently.

With support from our wider finance team you will:

  • Be responsible for meeting our scheduled payment dates for all internal transactions.
  • Initiate payments and ensure completion
  • Maintain all accounting records of the UK company including cash book and general ledger
  • Perform all bank account reconciliations 
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns and other statutory filings
  • Recording and management of accounts in the UK as well as the checking of accounts in our African Markets.
  • Monitor operational accounts
  • Ensure pre-funded accounts in our African Markets are kept at the correct operational levels.
  • Extend your skills into Data Analysis and the impact that can have on our products.

Experience Requirements

  • Significant bookkeeping experience (5-7 years)
  • Experience gained across different parts of the finance function
  • Some fintech/finance company/payments/banking experience.
  • Experience in a fast-paced start-up environment is preferable

Skills & Competencies

  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Language skills in Mandarin (both spoken and written) are preferable
  • A high work rate and the self-organisation to get tasks completed on time
  • Passion for finance but want to branch into new areas such as User Experience based Data Analysis
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to keep on top of a variety of different tasks and priorities at the same time
  • Ambitious to learn more about our business – we want to teach you all about Mobile Money in Africa
  • A passion for Data and the lessons it can teach us
  • Can communicate efficiently and set direction within the business working with senior stakeholders
  • Creative thinker who loves collaborating across the business
  • A strong problem solver. Able to breakdown complex issues into smaller pieces and work with stakeholders to solve these issues

Location

The role is be based in Bracknell, UK with limited travel. On occasion you may be required to travel to China or our African markets. 

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