Manager Accounts and Financial Reporting

Lahore (PK), Karachi, Islamabad (subject to candidate's availability)
Market competitive
03 Sep 2021
20 Oct 2021
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant, Manager

About Airlift:

Airlift is building the world’s first decentralized logistics platform with transit and delivery solutions that enable and empower local communities. We view mass transit as a prerequisite for economic development and our delivery platform as an efficient way to move goods around urban ecosystems.

In the first 12-18 months, Airlift has secured $24M+ USD in venture financing and has scaled the business to multiple tens of thousands of daily customers. We are backed by First Round Capital, a premier venture capital firm based in San Francisco (known for its seed-stage investment in Uber, Square, and other billion-dollar enterprises).

About the Role:

The role requires a capable and highly driven individual with strong eagerness to learn and grow in a challenging yet rewarding fast paced environment. Airlift is looking for an individual to help manage the Accounts and Financial Reporting function through execution of effective and efficient accounting processes. This is a full-time role that will facilitate the business to grow and achieve scale. This role will be responsible for, and will be evaluated on delivery and Accounting and Financial Reporting needs that relate to Airlift's P&L, BS, and CF.


Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting packs including P&L, BS and CF,
Responsible for timely and accurate reporting, including closing of monthly accounts with comparative prior period and responsible for correction, adjustments and reasoning for significant variances,
Drive and lead the implementation of the GL and Fixed Asset module as a part of overall ERP implementation,
Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) and regulatory requirements,
Prepare weekly and monthly P&L for management,
Ensure completeness and accuracy of Revenue and cost reporting,
Assist the team in identifying and implementing process, improvement initiatives or standardization ideas that will increase productivity and efficiency, reduce cycle of processing time, and reduce error rates,
Liaise and coordinate with external auditors and arrange the required data for smooth running of the audit,
Liaise closely with stakeholders across different teams in Airlift to understand the business and to be able to adapt to fast growth,
Build new processes and constantly challenge the daily accounting and operational processes,
Demonstrate strong time management skills by being organized and prioritizing the team's task list,
Develop staff by managing performance, setting goals, providing ongoing training, and maintaining strong employee relationships along with team building.

In addition to the above, successful candidates will demonstrate strong people skills and humility to effectively partner up with other teammates. Teamwork lies at the heart of Airlift’s culture and operating values.

What We Offer:

The opportunity to work alongside an exceptionally talented team,
An exciting and fast-paced business directly impacting Pakistan's economic landscape, 
A high-impact role in an area that is of crucial significance for the business,
High levels of autonomy in day-to-day responsibilities and deliverables,
Competitive remuneration and a highly flexible work environment,
A meritocratic and rewarding culture built around core values of teamwork, growth, execution and appreciation.

Just So You Know

Airlift is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strictly prohibits discrimination of any kind. We believe that great ideas can come from anywhere. We are committed to building the best team possible and all employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual potential and qualifications, without regard to race, colour, age, religion, socioeconomic status, orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability. 

The Airlift team is diverse -- we welcome and learn from different individual experiences and points of view that our teammates bring to the table. We're excited to have you inspire us with yours!