Global FP&A Associate
Job TypeFull Time
Job FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit
ABOUT THE ROLE
The finance and strategy (FAS) team provides concise advice around how to deliver cost-effective impact across Africa. We are looking for someone to build and project manage our financial planning process across the organization. These are the important aspects of the job:
Project Manage Long-Term Financial Strategy. We use long-term planning to chart a path to sustainable growth for our nine countries and $200m+ budget. You will lead the process and push for the right balance between impact ($ that a farmer earns), scale (# of farm families we serve), and sustainability ($ it costs us to serve a farmer).
Build strong models and systems: You will be the technical lead in our reporting and budgeting processes. So you will have responsibility over improving our current tools and systems we use for all external reporting and internal planning.
Standardize Countries’ Financial Decisions. You will develop best practices and standardizations for diverse projects throughout the firm such as pricing, expansion, target setting, management structure, R&D trials. You will work through the FAS team to improve operational decisions.
Lead financial reporting. You will lead the quarterly reporting process across the organization that we present to our board, our external parties, and our executive teams.
Manage a small team: You will report to the global lead of FAS and you will be responsible for managing 1-2 analysts and contributing to their professional development.
CAREER GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.
Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:
4 or more years of experience in financial planning or strategy.
Project management and financial modeling experienced required
Executive-level written English level
English required in all locations. Other notable and useful languages are Swahili, Kinyarwanda, French, Kirundi, Chichewa, and Amharic
PREFERRED START DATE
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, start dates can vary significantly by role. We are adapting rapidly to Covid-19 and most of our team is now working remotely. Given the changing environment, we will appreciate your flexibility in confirming a start date.
Nairobi, Kenya or Kigali, Rwanda
Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits
Flexible work schedule / Flexible work environment / Remote working opportunity
Connect and work with engaging colleagues from diverse backgrounds
Professional development opportunities including x and y trainings/programs
One Acre Fund can support a work permit for this role. However, nationals of (or those with an extensive professional background and work history in) our countries of operation are preferred.
MODE OF APPLICATION
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About One Acre Fund
One Acre Fund is a nonprofit organization that supplies smallholder farmers in East Africa with asset-based financing and agriculture training services to reduce hunger and poverty.