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    Andela extends engineering teams with world-class software developers. We recruit the most talented developers on the African continent, shape them into technical leaders, and place them as full-time distributed team members with companies that range from Microsoft and IBM to dozens of high-growth startups. Backed by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, GV (Google Ventures) and Spark Capital, Andela is building the next generation of global technology leaders. Passion, excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, and rejecting the status quo are just a few of the things that Andela team members have in common.

    Senior Accountant



    To ensure timely preparation of monthly accounts, timely, complete and accurate recognition of expenses, timely payment of suppliers, statutory deductions and filing of statutory returns. You will report to the finance manager

    Key Responsibilities

    • Manage the accounts payable function by ensuring timely posting of invoices and payment of suppliers
    • Manage the accounts receivable process including billing and debt collection.
    • Manage the treasury function by updating the weekly bank positions and payment plans and ensuring the bank accounts are adequately funded.
    • Preparing monthly reconciliations for all bank accounts.
    • Posting all transactions to the general ledger including petty cash, bills, payments and month end journals.
    • Assist in the month end close process by preparing schedules and reconciliations of all general ledger accounts.
    • Perform monthly reconciliations of inter-company transactions
    • Assist in payroll preparation
    • Assist during audits both internal and external
    • Perform other duties as and when required by management.


    • University degree plus CPA qualification
    • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role
    • Sound knowledge of Kenyan tax laws
    • Proficiency in ERP software
    • Proficiency in MS Excel and other MS Office tools
    • Ability to communicate clearly
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to meet strict deadlines
    • Ready to embrace start up pace with a good sense of humour
    • Passion to help transform the world

    Andela Kenya Fellow Cohort XIV



    The Andela Fellowship is a four-year paid technical leadership program designed to shape you into an elite software developer. The program requires that you dedicate yourself to the broader Andela community and requires that you apply yourself and challenge yourself to constantly improve personally and professionally throughout the four years of the Fellowship. Through extensive learning and work experience with top global technology companies, you’ll master the professional and technical skills needed to become a technology leader, both on the African continent and around the world.

    Watch the full video of a deep dive on Andela and you can read more about our values here.


    Stage 1: Application and Aptitude Assessment

    First, you’ll complete a free application, which lets us learn more about you. Once we receive your application, we’ll email you (within 2-weeks of your application) an online test that measures logical reasoning and personality fit.

    Stage 2: Home Study

    Then you’ll need to complete an introduction to software development self-study course focused on Python. You can find the downloadable version of this course here. During the course, you’ll complete a Proctor test that will evaluate your knowledge of the content you’ve learned. You will also be invited to a Slack Community called “Open Andela” to help guide and encourage you throughout the process.

    Stage 3: In-Person Interviews

    Based on performance on the Aptitude Assessment and Proctor test, we invite a select group of applicants to interview with Andela. If selected, you’ll receive an email 1 week prior to the interview stage, inviting you to a panel of interviews made up of staff members and fellows at an Andela Campus.

    Stage 4: Two Week Boot camp

    Successful applicants participate in a two-week Boot Camp at an Andela Campus led by our senior developers. The two weeks comprise of one week of home based self learning and one week of product development. You’ll be expected to learn independently as well as work on a team to deliver a final project. We’re looking for work ethic, passion, and teamwork.

    Stage 5: Acceptance

    The highest performing participants are accepted into Andela’s four-year Technical Leadership Program.

    For inquiries, please read the application FAQs and Home Study FAQs. If you still have unanswered questions, please send an email to kenya.apply@andela.com.

    Apply today and see if you have what it takes!

    Recruitment Schedule for Andela Kenya Cohort XIV

    Application Deadline: 11th December 2016.
    Home Study Test : The Home Study test is a requirement for making it through our selection process. Please study and complete the Home Study Curriculum before your test. 
    Interview Dates: January 4th - 6th January, 2017
    Boot camp:  January 19th - 27th January, 2017
    Andela Kenya Class XIV Fellowship:  February 2017 - February 2021

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

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