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Careem is building the Everything App for the greater Middle East, making it easier than ever to move around, order food and groceries, manage payments, and more. Careem is led by a powerful purpose to simplify and improve the lives of people and build an awesome organisation that inspires. Since 2012, Careem has created earnings for over 2.5 million Captains, simplified the lives of over 50 million customers, and built a platform for the region’s best talent to thrive and for entrepreneurs to scale their businesses. Careem operates in over 70 cities across 10 countries, from Morocco to Pakistan.


About the Role

Careem is seeking a highly skilled and experienced individual to join our Accounting team as a Senior Accountant. This role is responsible for owning end-to-end accounting processes, ensuring accurate financial reporting, and managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

What you’ll do

  • Posting Journals on Oracle ERP.
  • Reconcile the banks at the designated frequency.
  • Read and analyze bank statements and maintain a healthy relationship with the banks for any new business requirements.
  • Visit the bank for any additional banking or business requirements.
  • Own the end-to-end process of banking payments and their recording in ORACLE under relevant GLs.
  • Maintain general ledger and prepare month-end close procedures.
  • Handling the daily/weekly captain payments and dealing with disputes coming from captain support sites and customer care.
  • Raise corporate invoices and send them to customers monthly.
  • Manage the accruals and payments for the month end close.
  • Issue & validate credit notes and post to Sales Ledger and customers’ accounts.
  • Allocate bank transfers, card payments, and Cheque Payments to customers’ accounts against due invoices.
  • Identify the errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and accounting records.
  • Work on annual audit and financial statements.
  • Liaise with the sales and operations teams to resolve any issues.
  • Ensure compliance with Careem’s internal policies.
  • Participate in the month-end closing process to ensure costs are accurately booked, making corrections and re-classes for proper cost allocations.
  • Assists in year-end closing and at the time of conducting audits to meet the external auditor’s requirements.

What you’ll need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, ACCA, CPA will be a plus.
  • 4-5 years of accounting/finance experience.
  • Good working knowledge on accounting software systems preferably ERP.
  • Excellent familiarity with Microsoft Office products especially Excel.
  • Background in fast-paced, entrepreneurial, start-up/technology environments is a plus.
  • A solid stake holders management skills.
  • Keen to learn and grow with company’s ambition and fast paced business operations.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail


What we’ll provide you

We offer colleagues the opportunity to drive impact in the region while they learn and grow. As a full time Careem colleague, you will be able to:

  • Work and learn from great minds by joining a community of inspiring colleagues.
  • Put your passion to work in a purposeful organisation dedicated to creating impact in a region with a lot of untapped potential.
  • Explore new opportunities to learn and grow every day.
  • Work 4 days a week in office & 1 day from home, and remotely from any country in the world for 30 days a year with unlimited vacation days per year. (If you are in an individual contributor role in tech, you will have 2 office days a week and 3 to work from home.)
  • Access to healthcare benefits and fitness reimbursements for health activities including gym, health club, and training classes.
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