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Accounting Analyst, Bogotá

Bogota, Colombia | Operations

Job Description

 

Accounting Analyst - Bogotá


This position is based in Bogotá, Colombia

About the company

We have a goal to change the world and so should you.  Our vision is to help create an economically empowered and thriving middle class in developing countries around the world.   To accomplish this, we are building the world’s first online platform that empowers the emerging middle class to use their online social connections to build their creditworthiness and access local financial services.

This is a fast-paced, startup work environment. You'll have a lot of latitude with how you complete your projects but also high expectations of the output - we have a culture focused on results.   

The role: Accounting Analyst

Lenddo accountants are a savvy bunch who handle the core accounting responsibilities at Lenddo.  As a member of this team, you know your accounting principles and the full accounting process end to end. Every day is a new challenge, and you're continually looking for ways to help our team get better at what we do, in the most efficient way possible. A team player at heart, you collaborate with our global team, evangelize best practices and roll up your sleeves to pitch in when it's all hands on deck. You move fast while keeping your attention to detail, and you tap into your problem-solving skills to support Lenddo’s business objectives.

Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for the day to day finance & accounting activities including: Bookkeeping, Regulatory filings, Loan accounting, Bank reconciliations, Financial and management reporting, Treasury function.

  • Assist in the completion of budgets, managing audits and coordination with our lawyers and regulatory agencies.

  • Ensure that reconciliations, the close process, and monthly close reports are completed fully, on time and of the highest standard.

  • Manage the delivery of the accounting processes performed by an external Business Process Outsource vendor ensuring that all service levels are met, the internal control environment is robust and a quality service is provided.

  • Develop in-depth knowledge of tools and applications in support of the accounting function and lead projects that will yield efficiency through automation, standardisation and outsourcing.

  • Represent Accounting and Controls with our key business partners through effective communication with Accounting teams in other countries and senior management.

  • Provide occasional administrative support to the CEO of the Americas, as required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in Finance, Business, Accounting or a related field. In lieu of degree, relevant skills or equivalent experience.

  • Professional Accounting qualification in Colombia

  • Basic written and spoken English


Preferred Qualifications:


  • At least 2 years of working experience in bookkeeping for a bank, MFI or lending company using a computerized accounting system.

  • Demonstrable understanding of accounting principles, including IFRS and related international accounting standards.

  • Use of QuickBooks a distinct advantage and must be computer literate.

 

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