Junior Finance Associate

Job Summary

Ilara Health is seeking to recruit a Junior Finance Associate to support the Finance and Accounting function in day-to-day operations as well as maintain order and transparency for the company’s finances. The ideal candidate should be well versed in financial principles and able to work comfortably with numbers and great attention to detail.

Job Role and Responsibilities

Inspect, verify, and reconcile accounts receivable records and its balances
Analyze and prepare daily accounts receivables reconciliation reports for each of our payment channels.
Perform bank reconciliations
Assist in balancing general ledger accounts
Assist in creating and analyzing financial reports
Assist in ensuring proper documentation of payment vouchers and all other supporting documents.
Assist in ensuring efficient, timely and accurate recording of payments and tracking of accounts payable.
Assist in preparing and processing bank payments and reconciliation of banking activities
Assist in preparing payment vouchers ensuring proper documentation and recording to the accounting system on a daily basis.
Assist with audit related duties.
Support month-end closing procedures by passing necessary entries
Assist in performing other duties as assigned.
Style & Culture Fit

The applicant must exhibit the below behaviors;

Personal qualities of integrity and credibility
Great attention to detail
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to handle transactions accurately and responsibly
A strong team player with ability to work as part of a team
Ability to adapt quickly and work independently.
Understanding of basic accounting and tax principles
Fluent in English and Swahili
Qualifications & Experience Required

Degree in Finance/Commerce/Business/Economics.
MS office proficiency
Excellent knowledge of MS Excel is an added advantage.

Medical Insurance upon successfully completing probation
Travel reimbursements for travel expenses incurred at work- while going to the field. Please note that this does not cover for daily transportation to the office
Working with a team of smart, vibrant and diverse professionals.
Ilara Health Performance Drivers;

The applicant will role model Ilara health values and performance drivers- Our company values help us ensure each of our colleagues, at all levels, are working with the same principles in mind. They form the basis of our culture and play an important role in setting expectations.

Get it done
Do it now
Heart of a champion
Growth is life
Remember why we exist


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About Ilara Health

About Ilara Health
Ilara Health brings accurate and affordable diagnostics to the 500 million people in Africa who today struggle to access a simple blood test. We distribute low-cost, AI-powered diagnostic devices directly to primary care doctors in peri-urban and rural clinics, where the availability of common diagnostics is very poor. Our proprietary software integrates all the devices that we distribute and enables the doctor to provide effective patient management. We use technology to bring light to a dark world of healthcare in a similar way technology has leapfrogged landlines, banking and electricity grids.