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Accounting Assistant

Nithio Holdings

Nithio Holdings

Accounting & Finance
United States
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023
The successful candidate will be tasked with helping to ensure accountability through accurate record-keeping and reporting. Accounting assistant will provide administrative and general bookkeeping/accounting support to the Finance department. This role will be part-time/contract, with an estimated time commitment of 10-20 hours per week. This position is remote and can be based in the US or Canada.


  • Assist the CFO & Controller with daily tasks and projects
  • Serve as the team liaison for finance and payroll questions
  • Assist with the processing and posting of the daily accounts payable and weekly payment schedules
  • Reconcile invoices and receipts on the company credit card, including following up with employees and attaching receipts
  • Assist with month-end and year-end close processes, including but not limited to reconciling the bank statement, capital asset ledger, prepaid schedules, and other schedules as required
  • General accounting functions, including accounts maintenance, creating and posting journal entries, and reconciling accounts
  • Support the monthly, semi-monthly, and bi-weekly payroll process and reconciliation
  • Support annual year-end audit process
  • Manage and maintain the records for Accounts Payable/Receivable/Expense Reports/Credit Cards Interact and respond to/with Vendor and Customer requests
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in a quantitative field (Business, Finance, Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, or a related field)
  • 1-3 years of work experience in accounting/finance, billing, and accounts payable
  • Proficient in Excel, with preferred (not required) experience with Netsuite, Expensify
  • Solid understanding of bookkeeping accounts payable/receivable and payroll processing
  • Detail-oriented, with a strong commitment to quality and excellent follow-through skills
  • Proven ability to work in a virtual environment in a corporate setting
  • Self-motivated and resourceful with excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and work on multiple responsibilities simultaneously and adapt to changing priorities and tight deadlinesHighly entrepreneurial and self-motivated
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively within a distributed team
  • Schedule: Monday - Friday (5 days a week); hourly commitment varies per week
Compensation, Benefits, and Culture
We offer a competitive compensation package, including a unique work culture for an ambitious startup that strongly encourages a healthy life-work balance and an opportunity to work with a fun, passionate, and talented international team. Nithio is a fully remote company. We work from multiple locations across the globe (West and East Africa, the United States, the UK, Singapore, and beyond) and typically work 8:00-5:00, no matter the timezone. This is also flexible, as we trust our teammates to self-define their schedules to get the job done in the best way for them.
Diversity and Inclusion
Nithio is committed to embracing the diversity of views and backgrounds that our colleagues bring and helping them achieve their professional and personal goals. A solid commitment to diversity and inclusion among our team enables us to serve our clients better and achieve our central mission of increasing access to energy and financial services. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from people of color, people with disabilities, women, LGBTQ+ people, and people with intersectional identities. Nithio recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, family status, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.