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Finance Associate - National Service

Zipline

Zipline

Accounting & Finance
Accra, Ghana
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

ABOUT ZIPLINE

Do you want to change the world? Zipline is on a mission to transform the way goods move. Our aim is to solve the world’s most urgent and complex access challenges by building, manufacturing and operating the first instant delivery and logistics system that serves all humans equally, wherever they are. From powering Rwanda’s national blood delivery network and Ghana’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution, to providing on-demand home delivery for Walmart, to enabling healthcare providers to bring care directly to U.S. homes, we are transforming the way things move for businesses, governments and consumers. The technology is complex but the idea is simple: a teleportation service that delivers what you need, when you need it. Through our technology that includes robotics and autonomy, we are decarbonizing delivery, decreasing road congestion, and reducing fossil fuel consumption and air pollution, while providing equitable access to billions of people and building a more resilient global supply chain.

Join Zipline and help us to make good on our promise to build an equitable and more resilient global supply chain for billions of people.

ABOUT YOU AND THE ROLE

Are you in your final year, eligible for the 2024/2025 National Service? Our national service program gives local youth the necessary skills for employment in instant logistics. Subsequently, successful National Service Personnel are empowered to apply their acquired skills in the local and international job market.

In this role, you’ll experience a wide cross-section of the Finance realm. A successful candidate must have strong communication and negotiation skills, be detail-oriented, and have the ability to work in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment and meet tight deadlines. This role has many customers - both internal and external - and a successful candidate will need to be excited and ready to partner cross-functionally across many teams in the business to achieve the given objectives.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Manage the Account payable function and ensure timely payment of invoices
  • Help in the reconciliation of account payables, bank and bill payments
  • Support internal and external stakeholders with finance information upon request
  • Ensure all payments/transactions are with supporting documents
  • Assist with reviewing of expenses on expense reimbursement platform and Credit cards
  • Respond in a timely manner to emails and support with audits
  • Present data-driven recommendations to the finance team
  • Provide general accounting support and assist with team projects

WHAT YOU'LL BRING

  • Diploma or HND/Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Accounting or Commerce
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with a strong analytical acumen
  • Strong attention to detail and highly-organized
  • Knowledge in tax accounting
  • Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen
  • Knowledge in relevant computer software (e.g. Oracle Netsuite, Tipalti, Expensify) is a plus
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and intermediate formulas (v-lookups, pivot tables, etc.) is a plus
  • Must be eligible for National Service for the 2024/2025 year

WHAT ELSE YOU NEED TO KNOW

Zipline is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws or our own sensibilities.

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!

Please Note

We have received reports stating that certain individuals are reaching out to people under false pretenses, claiming to be Zipline employees, affiliates, agents, or representatives. They may seek to gain access to your personal information or to acquire money from you by offering fictitious employment opportunities or by claiming that they are contacting you on Zipline’s behalf.

Genuine Zipline employees or representatives will never ask you for money or payment in exchange for employment opportunities or other related services. Any such offer of employment or any other service in exchange for fees that claims to be from us is deceitful and part of a fraud.

If you believe you have been targeted by a fraudulent party, we ask that you immediately get in touch with us via email at security@flyzipline.com upon receiving a suspicious offer or claim.