Finance Systems Analyst

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

KOKO Networks

About KOKO Networks

KOKO Networks is a venture-backed climate-tech company with a presence in East Africa & India, comprising over 1,200 employees. Our mission is to pioneer and deliver technology that enhances life in the world’s rapidly expanding cities. We offer a dynamic and highly collaborative work environment, providing significant opportunities for professional growth. Our primary business lines encompass: (1) KOKO Fuel, an ultra-clean liquid bioethanol cooking fuel solution delivered via smart fuel ATMs and utilizing existing downstream liquid fuels infrastructure; (2) KOKO Climate, which sells emissions reductions resulting from households switching to KOKO Fuel from deforestation-based charcoal; and (3) KOKO Club, a tech-enabled, direct-to-consumer, instant fulfillment retail platform operated in partnership with local retailers. In 2021, FT/IFC named KOKO as the world’s leading emerging markets climate technology solution.

Your Role

As a Finance Systems Analyst, your responsibilities include updating finance and operational reports, maintaining finance systems, and resolving system issues. You will also be responsible for handling data files from the ERP system, analyzing them, and presenting actionable results.

What You Will Do

  1. Troubleshooting and Collaboration
    • Ticketing and resolving system failures, collaborating closely with Engineering and Product Software Departments for issue resolution.
  2. Data Reconciliation
    • Reconciling ERP financial inputs with financial and operational data from the Core System.
  3. Journal Entry Monitoring
    • Monitoring ERP System journal entries to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  4. Health Checks and Issue Reporting
    • Conducting comprehensive health checks on financial system functions and reports, promptly notifying relevant stakeholders of any identified issues for resolution.
  5. Data Cleanup
    • Actively participating in data cleanup activities.
  6. Staff Training
    • Training staff on best practices for utilizing financial systems and creating reference materials for training purposes.
  7. System Updates and Documentation
    • Testing system updates and obtaining signoff from the Finance Systems Manager before deploying them to production.
    • Creating high-quality documentation on various functions within the finance system, aiming for excellence.

What You Will Bring to KOKO

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in providing end-user support for ERP systems is a must.
  • Essential experience in troubleshooting and resolving system issues.
  • Proficient knowledge of best practices in Finance, Procurement, and Project Management.
  • Familiarity with supporting Odoo ERP and any budgeting and reporting software solution would be advantageous.
  • Solid technical skills in Excel, Accounting Software/ERPs, basic SQL, and Python.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with other team members.
  • Strong organizational skills coupled with a passion for data analysis.

KOKO’s Commitment KOKO is committed to gender and racial diversity in the workplace. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply!

EXPERT Tips To Be A Successful Applicant

  • Highlight your experience in providing end-user support for ERP systems, emphasizing troubleshooting and issue resolution.
  • Showcase your proficiency in Finance, Procurement, and Project Management best practices.
  • If you have experience with Odoo ERP or any budgeting and reporting software, ensure it stands out in your application.
  • Demonstrate your technical skills in Excel, Accounting Software/ERPs, basic SQL, and Python.
  • Emphasize your ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Provide examples of your strong organizational skills and passion for data analysis.

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