Overview

Financial Planning and Analysis Analyst

Our mission is to provide affordable access to high quality food and grocery across African cities.

Our ambition is to modernize Africa’s urban informal retail by using technology, to aggregate demand and help create an efficient supply chain that makes food and grocery more affordable.

The role entails excel modelling, financial analysis, data analysis, automation of analysis, budget development and monitoring, reporting as well as any workflow relating to adaptive insights.

Responsibilities

The candidate will perform modelling of potential projects and provide insights and recommendations that enable decision making. This will involve selection of the most appropriate modelling and analysis process. Examples include but not limited to, analyzing the impact of buying new machinery or assessing a change in operations in terms of budget vs. plan or actuals.
The candidate will leverage on Twiga’s data to automate financial and data analysis that can be used by various stakeholders to make decisions.
The candidate, together with the team, will be responsible for developing and monitoring a segment of the budget (relating to one or multiple parts of the supply chain and/or one or multiple city budgets) every quarter.
The candidate, together with the team, will assist in producing the monthly strategy document (Business Review Meeting deck – which provides insights to the organization to improve ways of working and provide the ‘bigger picture’ to the wider organization) and the board paper which provides an update to the board to take any relevant decisions.
Assist with work streams related to Adaptive Insights – The candidate, together with the team, will also assist in integrating the budgeting, monitoring and strategy work streams onto Adaptive. This will be a significant part of the early months work streams.
Assist in other aspects of Operations as assigned by the Regional Lead from time to time.

Minimum Qualifications And Requirements

A Bachelor’s in Economics, Actuarial Science, Business Administration or other relevant field.
Has the intention to start or has started the CFA program would be an added advantage.
Relevant Skills & Experience
Ideal minimum of 1 years’ experience in, advisory or finance specific roles.
Interest or experience in investment banking, VC, PE is an added advantage.
Strong Excel and quantitative skills with the ability to quickly learn new technical skills.
Already has or is keen to build communication and social skills and is flexible to work within a multi-cultural team environment.
Interest in data and financial analysis.
Ability to multi-task with several work streams and prioritize work streams.
Organized with a high level of initiative.
Good research, writing and communication skills.
Self-driven and tech savvy.
Highest standards of accuracy.
Twiga is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We champion equal treatment of all applicants. Twiga does not charge its applicants any fees whatsoever and has not authorized any agent to levy any fees on its behalf. If anyone requests you to make any payment with respect to this application, please report the incident to info@twiga.com or to our hotline on +254 (0) 709 258 000.

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About Twiga Foods

Twiga is a mobile-based supply platform for Africa’s retail outlets, kiosks, and markets stalls.