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Accounting Lead



Accounting & Finance
Amman, Jordan
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Careem is building the Everything App for the greater Middle East, making it easier than ever to move around, order food and groceries, manage payments, and more. Careem is led by a powerful purpose to simplify and improve the lives of people and build an awesome organisation that inspires. Since 2012, Careem has created earnings for over 2.5 million Captains, simplified the lives of over 50 million customers, and built a platform for the region’s best talent to thrive and for entrepreneurs to scale their businesses. Careem operates in over 70 cities across 10 countries, from Morocco to Pakistan.

About the role

We are seeking a detail-oriented and motivated Accounting Lead to join our finance team. The Accounting Lead will assist in managing the day-to-day accounting functions, ensuring accuracy and compliance with accounting standards and regulations. This role is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to build a career in accounting and finance.

What you'll do

General Ledger Management:

  • Assist in maintaining accurate general ledger entries.
  • Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual account reconciliations.

Accounts Payable and Receivable:

  • Process invoices and payments in a timely manner.
  • Manage customer invoicing and collections.
  • Reconcile bank statements and track expenses.

Financial Reporting:

  • Support month-end and year-end closing processes.
  • Compile data for audits and other financial reporting requirements.

Data Entry and Record Keeping:

  • Enter financial data into accounting software with precision.
  • Maintain organized and accurate financial records.

Compliance and Internal Controls:

  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Support the implementation of internal controls and accounting best practices.

Support and Collaboration:

  • Assist senior accountants and financial managers with various tasks and projects.
  • Collaborate with other departments to gather and provide financial information as needed.

What you'll need

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • 1-2 years of accounting experience is preferred, but recent graduates with relevant coursework will be considered.
  • Experience with accounting software (e.g., Oracle) is a plus.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and practices.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other Office Suite applications.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

What we’ll provide you

We offer colleagues the opportunity to drive impact in the region while they learn and grow. As a full time Careem colleague, you will be able to:

  • Work and learn from great minds by joining a community of inspiring colleagues.
  • Put your passion to work in a purposeful organisation dedicated to creating impact in a region with a lot of untapped potential.
  • Explore new opportunities to learn and grow every day.
  • Work 4 days a week in office & 1 day from home, and remotely from any country in the world for 30 days a year with unlimited vacation days per year. (If you are in an individual contributor role in tech, you will have 2 office days a week and 3 to work from home.)
  • Access to healthcare benefits and fitness reimbursements for health activities including gym, health club, and training classes.