Accountant

Who are we?

Payfuture is a Fintech Company, a payment gateway aggregator that specialises in offering local payments in emerging market countries spanning the Indian subcontinent, Africa, Southeast Asia and LATAM.

Payfuture lowers the barriers of entry and provides ease of market access for an eCommerce merchant’s future expansion. We are growing at a phenomenal speed and have offices in the UK, India, The Philippines and UAE. 

What’s the opportunity?

As an Accountant, you will be responsible to plan and manage the accounting function. You will own and coordinate the month-end process and all general accounting activity for the entity, while also getting involved with account reconciliations, financial analysis and management reporting.

You will use your initiative to make improvements to processes and practices and take ownership of the accounting activity.

What will I be doing?

  • Lead the execution of month-end and year-end closing activities as per policies and procedures. You will conduct Balance sheet and P&L variance analysis, subledger vs GL reconciliation monthly
  • Preparation of journal entries; reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts. You will be responsible for monthly bank reconciliation as well as for month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing
  • Take responsibility of any internal and external audits, through to the financial statement completion where applicable. You will standardise accounting schedules and implement quality review processes
  • Prepare the workings for various accounting treatments as per IFRS. You will develop and review our accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with IFRS
  • Coordinate with other offices for monthly reporting. You will prepare monthly VAT reporting in line with FTA and all other relevant tax authorities’ requirements
  • Oversee the day-to-day accounting processes ensuring that proper books of accounts are maintained for effective financial control in accordance with corporate standards and local statutory requirements
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement of financial and accounting operations and systems, processes and practices considering automation and improvement of business processes
  • Liaise with other departments in the business to translate the business activities into complete and transparent accounting information
  • Stay updated on changes in the accounting and tax regulations

What skills do I need?

  • A bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or another related field, with a minimum of 2 years’ previous experience in a similar industry and / or role
  • Possess strong knowledge of IFRS and FTA requirements
  • Bring prior experience of interacting with external auditors
  • Detailed knowledge of accounting software applications and advanced MS Excel skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment and operate effectively with people at all levels of the business

Our Hiring Process 

Our hiring process is designed to be agile and a candidate who’s applying for the Accountant role will go through the following steps:

  • Our Hiring Team will review your application as soon as we get it
  • Our Recruiter will contact you to learn more about your experience, detail the role and understand your motivations
  • A call / meeting with our Chief People and Culture Officer
  • Interview with our Co-Founders
  • DISC Assessment

You will be updated regarding the specific steps along the process. If you don’t hear from us this time, don’t worry! We’re constantly updating our careers page with new positions, make sure to come back and apply for a different role!

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