About Us:

Sokowatch is transforming communities across Africa by revolutionizing access to essential goods and services. By connecting small shops to the digital economy, we fix inefficient supply chains and provide services previously unavailable to informal businesses. Sokowatch aims to provide everything a retailer needs, no wholesalers or banks necessary.

Thousands of retailers across Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Rwanda use Sokowatch's mobile ordering and delivery platform to receive the goods they need as quickly and cheaply as possible while also accessing growth financing for the first time. We’re looking to grow our team with highly talented and motivated employees who are excited to work in a fast-paced and dynamic startup environment.

Our Vision

Dominate the duka market across Africa by being their #1 partner for all goods and services by 2021. Sokowatch will provide everything a duka needs, no wholesalers or distributors necessary.

Key Role; To ensure timely and accurate bookkeeping, financial reporting and ensure that the store meets accounting standards.

Location; Kigali, Rwanda

Reporting to: Country Finance manager

Responsibilities

  • To ensure safe cash handling.
  • Ensure accountability through reconciliation of ledgers
  • Ensure timely payment to store suppliers as per the terms and
  • Reconciliation of daily store sales
  • Performing end month closing process
  • Financial reporting and analysis to the country finance manager

Key Performance Indicators

  • Daily tracking of sales, banking and stocks
  • Daily tracking of all primary docs e.g delivery notes, invoices
  • Train the shop team on accounting requirements in the store
  • Maintain proper books of accounts for the store
  • Ensure proper management of the stores books of accounts
  • Ensure timely remittance of taxes etc
  • 100% adherence to stipulated company policy and procedures (operational manual)
  • 100% adherence to health and safety regulations
  • Ensure strict adherence to regulatory requirements e.g licences

Qualifications and skills required

  • Work experience- 3 years in a retail store/supermarket
  • Trained accountant with knowledge on accounting principles
  • Knowledge of accounting software e.g. Sage
  • Ability to manage and train a team e.g. cashiers