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Finance Reconciliations Analysts ( East Africa) at MFS Africa

MFS Africa is a pan-African fintech company that develops innovative value added services for mobile wallets. The company works in close partnership with mobile network operators and financial institutions to bring simple and relevant financial services to un- and under-banked customers.

We are looking for Reconciliations Analysts to conduct wallet reconciliations, in support of the Finance Team and wider organizational strategy. The scope of the reconciliations spans the entire organization, inclusive of Mobile Network Operators, Money Transfer Organizations, Enterprise clients as well as B.I.G (Banks, Institutions and Governments), responsible for end-to-end reconciliations for a specific group of partners. This position is location agnostic, with the current team based in the UK, Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Mauritius, and South Africa. The Reconciliation Analysts will work closely with various stakeholders, including technology, business, and support.

The duties and responsibilities of the role will be as follows:

  • Ensuring reconciliations are performed from multiple sources of information
  • Investigating, analyzing, and clearing reconciliation issues, whether unsuccessful transactions, reversed transactions, or any other type of transaction that falls into an exception
  • Ensuring that all correct control procedures are adhered to, and a full audit trail is recorded
  • Preparing daily Net Settlement Positions for MFS Africa partners
  • Liaising with relevant stakeholders, particularly toward the goal of constant and consistent automation of reconciliations
  • Initial reconciliation checks to be performed on a T+1 basis daily
  • Tracking and reporting on key performance metrics
  • Supporting and guiding the company values as well as overarching team and company strategy

Key skills

  • Strong analytical and problems solving skills
  • Passionate about solving problems and enjoys finding novel ways to solve unique challenges
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, and in particular, have excellent Excel skills
  • Comfortable working with large amounts of data
  • Can work autonomously in a highly demanding and often ambiguous environment that is constantly evolving
  • Demonstrated organization and time management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively to both internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Highly numerate and detail oriented
  • Self-driven individual with a high degree of resilience
  • Results oriented
  • Team oriented
  • Ability to multi-task and deliver under pressure
  • Strong critical thinking, research, and analytical abilities
  • Experience working with a dispersed global team

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or another relevant field
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Reconciliation experience
  • Experience working remotely and/or in a globally dispersed team
  • Pan-African exposure is preferred

Why work with us?

  • We are highly innovative and were ranked by Fast Company as one of the most innovative companies in the world
  • Work with innovative new technologies on the cutting edge of fintech
  • Attractive package including performance bonus
  • We solve relevant problems for Africa and the world
  • Strong and collegial company culture with over 30+ nationalities represented
  • We are can-do people; we are impact seeking and we embrace diversity
  • We have a culture of caring and execution

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