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  • Posted: Jun 10, 2024
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    Turaco is a micro-insurtech company changing healthcare financing in emerging markets. We provide simple, affordable health and life insurance to low-income earners, distributing our products through partnerships with leading businesses in Kenya and Uganda. Our mission is to act as a safety net, freeing people from the fear of health-related financial shocks.
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    Business Intelligence Analyst

    About the role

    • The Business Intelligence Analyst (BI Analyst) will play a critical role in helping our team collect, analyze, and action data to improve our operational efficiency and customer experience.
    • They will sit within our Service Center team, supporting the operations and growth of multiple country offices. Working with the insurance operations, Customer Operations, and Partnerships teams. The BI Analyst will identify opportunities to use data to drive sales, enhance reporting, increase efficiency, streamline claims and policy operations, and detect fraud. They will then take the lead in conducting these analyses and presenting findings and recommendations.

    Key Roles & Responsibilities

    • BI Strategy and Prioritization: Work closely with the leadership of key functions and country offices to identify and prioritize opportunities to collect and analyze data that will support key business goals.
    • Systems: Use data in various locations and analysis for ad hoc business, and performance reporting using BI tools and/or query languages.
    • Analysis: Conduct data analysis on company customer and operational data sets to extract insights and enhance data-driven decision-making.
    • Reporting & Presentation: Synthesize data into visual and non-visual reports and recommendations that can be shared with key leadership to guide business decisions.

    Key Qualifications & Your Profile

    • Live Turaco’s values – care and protect our customers, do the right thing, and have fun!
    • 5+ years of solid analysis experience in a similar function. Start-up or entrepreneurial experience is a plus!
    • Exceptional data analysis skills. Experience with SQL and BI tools such as PowerBI, Tableau, or Google DataStudio is a plus.
    • Strong communication skills, especially in the ability to present information & data clearly and compellingly.
    • Ability to innovate and think creatively and strategically about how to use data to improve our operations and enhance customer experience.
    • Ability to navigate ambiguity, juggle multiple tasks, think independently, demonstrate sound judgment, and problem-solving.
    • Bachelor/Undergraduate degree with excellent grades.

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    Senior Finance Associate - Kenya

    Position Summary

    • Turaco is looking for a Senior Finance Associate with strong accounting and finance experience who will look after the finances of our business in Kenya on a day-to-day basis. This role is pivotal in building, maintaining, and scaling transparent and accountable finance tools so that Turaco can efficiently meet its business objectives. The Senior Finance Associate will report to the Senior Finance Manager and will communicate externally with Turaco’s business partners in Kenya. The ideal candidate has a deep understanding of tax and statutory regulation in Kenya, an established relationship with KRA, and an ability to manage day-to-day financial transactions of revenue and expense tracking for the company.
    • We’re looking for someone who is hyper-analytical, detail-oriented, can deliver high-quality work on tight deadlines, and wants to build experience in a high-profile VC-backed tech company. You must be comfortable and excited to work in a fast-paced start-up environment and ready to navigate challenges and ambiguity that may come your way.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities

    Accounting and finance

    • Manage expenses including petty cash, wire transfers, payroll transactions, expense classifications, claims payments, and general AP.
    • Ensure all payments are properly supported and duly authorized before disbursement.
    • Maintain and keep an up-to-date Fixed Asset Register.
    • Manage partner revenue calculations, generate invoices, and manage AR, and VAT remittances.
    • Maintain appropriate company documentation and compliance with regulatory and tax-related requirements.
    • Maintain accounting software system and initiate periodic improvements.
    • Liaise with external tax and audit firms for the creation of annual trial balances, tax filings, audits, and implementing audit recommendations.
    • Ensure tax and statutory deductions are properly computed and remitted before the due deadlines.
    • Support the Senior Finance Manager, in the consolidation of financial statements, budget vs. actual reporting, and other reports as required, providing commentary, and ensuring accurate and timely presentation to management.
    • Oversee all ledger and bank account reconciliations monthly.
    • Prepare monthly balance sheet schedules and ensure all balances are adequately supported.
    • Prepare the monthly payroll journals and pay statutory deductions by the due dates.
    • Maintain an organized, well-documented, and sequential filing system in the Drive Folders.

    Implementation of Financial Policy and Planning Processes

    • Help prepare the annual budget plan for all aspects of Turaco’s operations so that it meets accounting compliance standards and the requirements of other key stakeholders.
    • Prepare accurate reports in line with Turaco’s reporting schedules.
    • Make recommendations to improve processes and minimize discrepancies.
    • Help to develop and implement policies and procedures to meet legislative requirements, and best practice approaches and provide ethical guidance for the finance and accounting processes of Turaco.
    • Work closely with the Senior Finance Manager to maintain an accurate cash flow forecast and ensure sufficient bank balances.
    • Support the selection and migration to a more robust ERP system.

    External Stakeholder Management

    • Develop and maintain relationships with key business partners (including banks, auditors, actuaries, and regulatory bodies).
    • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors and regulatory bodies for annual and ad hoc audits.
    • Maintain and update records of invoices, revenue, and costings (both expense tracking and project-level expense classification).
    • A stakeholder analysis of customer expenses and revenues.

    Key Qualifications and Your Profile

    Turaco is seeking a candidate who has the following characteristics:

    • Bachelor’s degree in a financial discipline.
    • ACCA or CPA qualifications.
    • At least 2 to 4 years of Accounting and Finance experience in a busy environment.
    • Previous experience working in a high-profile start-up or busy accounting firm.
    • Experience with Quickbooks Online.
    • Good understanding and application of IFRS.
    • A keen understanding of tax provisions in Kenya.
    • Leadership potential - desire and capacity to grow into leadership roles.
    • A builder; someone who has been part of building finance systems and controls.
    • Well-organized with a demonstrated ability to perform filing and record-keeping tasks.
    • High level of integrity and accountability.
    • Strong communication and organizational skills.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to work well in a team and collaborate effectively with other departments.

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