Job Title : Accounts and Finance Manager
Who Are We?
Founded by Orenda, Taleemabad ’s mission is to provide high quality education leveraging technology. So far we’ve made great headway - our team is now 130+ members strong, and we’ve directly impacted the lives of more than 9 million children across Pakistan. Here’s how we did it :
Brought together animators, designers, teachers and curriculum developers to create a cartoon series by the name of Taleemabad.
Taleemabad is set in an imaginary city, where our characters get into all sorts of (mis)adventures with one sole objective : to get children to learn while having fun.
Watch a sample here. Read details about our approach to building children’s media here. The series is now broadcast on national television, and viewed by more than 8M+ children every week according to PEMRA.
Brought together teachers with developers and tech enthusiasts, and created a game-based learning platform for android phones (called the Taleemabad Learning App ) which has now reached 1M+ households, with a rating of 4.4 on Playstore!
Launched School vertical (details here ), where we empower entrepreneurs to take our approach and build a truly progressive, modern school at an affordable fee.
It’s fun to be in Taleemabad, you should visit one soon. We plan to build 100+ of these in the next year, taking incredibly engaging learning across the country.
Our work recently won a WISE award , has gotten recognized from the Queen of England , featured in the New York Times and Forbes magazine.
We’re going places in the next few years, and we want you to join us on the journey.
Orenda is an exciting and diverse place to work, earnestly built by an enthusiastic, future-oriented, and zealous bunch of people.
We offer a close-knit, amicable and high-recognition culture where our people are valued members of the organization and a key contributor to society, owing to the meaningful work they do.
Truly believing our employees to be our biggest asset, we empower everyone at any level to initiate and bring about real advances in transforming the education sector of Pakistan.
We are looking for someone who can take a leadership role and set up a strong foundation and systems for the Accounts and finance department.
The role will evolve with time, however following explains the key responsibilities :
Prepare and maintain the financial records on a monthly basis (Income Statement, Balance Sheet) and share with management
Oversee monthly employee payroll and benefits, including tax deductions and filling
Lead the budgeting process for the organization, and keep
oversee reconciliation of petty cash payments
Oversee and manage the payment processing from partners (i-e schools, donors, investors etc)
Oversee the revenue collection process
Oversee inventory management
Oversee administration of office and any support that team needs (including the bill payment, inventory, office maintenance)
Oversee and manage the budgets and keep the management updated on monthly basis regarding the variances or any other discrepancies
Prepare and implement policies and procedures to streamline operations
Oversee and prepare for yearly audit, coordinate, and resolve any issues
Ensure that all the asset record is maintained and available
Coordinate with various stakeholders for company’s legal and financial matters
Job Specification :
5-6 years of relevant experience (preferably worked in a young company, and built systems)
Experience of managing teams, and setting up systems
Strong communication, and analytical skills
Detailed oriented, has ability to work under pressure, and applies problem solving approaches
Good at planning, organizing and implementing processes
Exhibit leadership skills and capacity to drive change in a fast paced environment
Preferred Qualification : CA Inter, ACCA, Degree in Accounting & Finance
What we offer :
The rare opportunity to directly impact the education of millions of children in Pakistan
Highly flexible environment and autonomy in decision making
Ability to make significant impact on the business outcomes
Friendly working environment
If this sounds like something you’d be interested in doing, please fill out this form by clicking the apply button below.
Note : This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.
The shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 8 working days of closure of the position.