Reduce inequity by helping immigrants move money home by becoming the leading cross-border fintech for immigrants.
-> Founded by Harvard grads / 3rd-time founders --- also founded Segovia (successful exit) and GiveDirectly (>300M revenue, fastest-growing NGO).
-> Top performers from top and varied organizations (e.g., Bain, Bolt, Google, McKinsey, SafeBoda, Uber, Zipline) --- we like moving fast, and we hire people that do as well.
-> Driven by mission, guided by values (see below) – in deed, not just word.
-> Team as global as the mission, >30 languages from 25 countries (i.e., if you’re interested in learning to make Chicken Moambe, we’re the place).
Taptap Send is backed by top VCs (Spark, Canaan, Reid Hoffman, Breyer Capital, etc.), rapidly growing and a great place for those looking for both impact and a fast-paced tech startup environment. Read more about the journey in Reid Hoffman’s words or TechCrunch article
Launched in 2019, Taptap is tapping into a transformative shift in global finance: from banks to phones. While this has affected wealthier countries as well, it has been nothing short of a revolution for the emerging markets where the overwhelming majority of population had been unable to access digital finance previously. Its first product, Taptap Send, allows immigrants to send money home instantly and with no fee, saving money in the process. With a formal market size of >700B alone, we’ve got a lot more saving to do for our users. And that’s just the beginning….
Spark Capital, Canaan, Reid Hoffman, Breyer Capital (Jim Breyer), Unbound (Shravin Mittal), Wamda (Fadi Ghandour), Firstminute Capital, Slow Ventures (Sam Lessin), Helios Partners (Souleymane Ba), Crossbeam Ventures (Ali Hamed), Nikesh Arora, Samih Toukan, and many other context-specific angels
Taptap send seek a Management Accountant to take ownership of parts of their growing function and lay the groundwork for global scaling and future potential Exit/IPO. This is a crucial role for them as they continue to grow at a triple digit rate over the coming years. It’s wide ranging, they’re a financial company so the finance team sits at the heart of what they do.
You will be responsible for a variety of financial and management reporting tasks as well as financial analysis, process improvement and technology solutions implementations. They are a high-volume transactions business so you will someone who can pivot quickly and change workstreams as the business dictates.
This is also an opportunity to assist on highly value-adding projects such as upgrading our financial software and improving our accounting team in-house. This role is ideal for someone who is detail-oriented, passionate about accounting and enthusiastic to work within a fast-paced, impact-driven start-up that is constantly expanding into new markets.
ResponsibilitiesProducing monthly management accounts Preparation of monthly management packs including budget and KPI analysis Balance sheet reconciliations Managing accounts payable and receivable including invoices and payments Performing quarterly VAT Returns Dealing with accounting queries related to various TapTap Send entities Assisting in production of financial statements Assisting in preparation of annual accounts Regulatory reporting -- assist with daily safeguarding reporting Ad-hoc financial analysis and reconciliations Assistance with finance systems implementations, transition to Netsuite
RequirementsPart Qualified Have 1-3 years of relevant experience ideally within a high-volume transaction or relevant financial services environment Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel Excellent communication skills Able to work independently and autonomously Collaborative, with a “can-do” demeanour Highly organised and able to balance their own workload Good working knowledge of Excel/G-sheets
Win with grit.
Be proactively candid, with yourself and others.
Love the particular.
Create positive energy.
Maybe, even have fun.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Taptap Send is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment decisions are decided on the basis of qualifications, experience and business need. We strongly encourage applications who are members of underrepresented communities to apply.
If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment process, please do not hesitate to let us know. Any information you provide us in this respect will only be used to accommodate your requirements.
Note: we recognize imposter syndrome is real - any candidate that does not perfectly fit every characteristic of this role is still strongly encouraged to apply.