Lori is building the cutting-edge logistics infrastructure for trucking in Africa. The startup is using advanced technology and operational systems to tackle a massive issue - $180 billion is spent annually on haulage across Africa, which means that up to 75% of a product’s cost is due to logistics (compared to 6% in the US).
Lori’s tech-enabled logistics optimization system is driving a new-age supply chain management system and has already realized significantly improved flexibility, reliability, and significant cost savings (savings upwards of 15%, which reduces the prices of goods for consumers).
The market demand for Lori’s platform is increasing exponentially and the company has achieved a 30% month over month growth since system launch in May. To continue driving this pace of growth, Lori has raised capital from institutional and strategic investors from the continent/world. The company recently won TechCrunch’s Battlefield Africa.
The team is led by a team of nerds obsessed with revolutionizing logistics in Africa and executing on their vision:
Gichini Ngaruiya, CTO: Y Combinator, co-founder/CTO of E la Carte (raised $50mm+), MIT CS, Kenyan native
Josh Sandler, CEO: industrialization + logistics work, Harvard MBA/MPA-ID, South African native
Fredrik Johansson, COO: former COO of $80mm Swedish supply chain co, Masters in Eng (thesis in Tanzania)
Lori is seeking a competent Senior Accountant with strong problem solving and project management skills and can manage the needs of a dynamic and fast growing start-up environment.
What you will do
Analyse accounts and amounts owed
Ensure relevant accounting standards are met
Ensure compliance with tax & government agencies
Ensure accurate and timely invoicing
Manage invoicing procedures and payments
Analyse revenues and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately
Analyse financial statements and report on variances
What you bring to the table
2+ years in Finance/Accounting
Excellent English communication skills
Strong organizational capacity
CPA (K) or equivalent (in US or UK)
- Experience at a tech company
- Experience in Internal Audit
Qualified applicants are invited to email their CV to Lori HR at: email@example.com