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Bitpesa recrute 01 Controleur

Bitpesa recrute 01 Controleur
BTC Africa S.A.
50 Val Fleuri, L-1526, Luxembourg

Job Description
Company: BitPesa
Title: Controller
Location: Dakar, Senegal, or Nairobi Kenya
Reports to: Head of Finance and Finance Manager
Company Summary
BitPesa ( is a cutting-edge Pan-Africa foreign exchange company, providing
low-cost, fast and secure payments to, from, and within sub-Saharan Africa. BitPesa is an
online platform that allows individuals and small businesses to purchase Bitcoin in their home
currency and send money through BitPesa, which distributes African currency across 5 mobile
money networks and into over 60 bank networks. BitPesa also allows customers to purchase
Bitcoins in local African currency, for trading, and to make online and international payments.
Our full-time team of 20 spans across 3 continents (From Nairobi and San Francisco to London
and Talinn) and includes former employees of Google, Apple, Facebook, JPMorgan, Credit
Suisse, and Deloitte Consulting.
Job Summary
BitPesa is seeking a controller with experienced in multicurrency, multi-entity
accounting. The ideal candidate will have with 6-8 years of experience in a
multinational company, or a fast growing startup.
The candidate will be responsible for month end accounts for nine entities, in eight
countries, and 10 currencies. The responsibilities also include monthly VAT reporting,
accounts payable/receivable, payment approval, cash flow monitoring, payroll and ad
hoc projects. You will support the finance and trading teams which are based in Kenya
and Nigeria, This is an exciting opportunity to help Africa’s leading digital currency
startup build a brand in East and West Africa. Move with BitPesa, Move with Africa
Key Responsibilities:
 Post monthly entries in accounting software
 Prepare month end accounts for all entities including balance sheet and P&L
 Assist in the consolidation of accounts
 Produce invoices for intercompany payments
 Calculate interest for intercompany loans
 Work with tax advisors to prepare VAT invoices and reports for monthly reporting
 Assist with monthly transaction reconciliation, volume, and margin calculation

 Approve treasury payments for intercompany transfers
 Approve invoice payments
 Monitor and check bank accounts for customer deposits

 Assist with month payroll for five offices
 Maintain accounts payable and receivable records
 Maintain all invoices
 Assist with audit inquires


Any other duty as assigned by the Head of Finance, or Finance Manager
 University degree from top school
 Advance MS Excel skills
 Good interpersonal and communication skills
 Extensive knowledge of accounting standards
 Experience in multicurrency, multi-entity BS consolidation
 Understanding of foreign exchange
 Fluent in English and French
 Desire to work at a growing startup (30 people)
 Comfortable working remotely and without direct supervision
 Self-starter and independent
 Ability to perform under pressure in a fast past environment
 Competitive. Monthly salary to be determined based on experience.
To Apply:
 Please send CV to and indicate “Controller” in the subject line

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