Job Title: Finance Strategy Associate
Location: Kigali or Rubengera, Rwanda
- We are looking for a motivated person with a love for numbers, an eye for detail, and a track record of strategic thinking to join our Financial Advisory Services team in Rwanda.
- You will lead the financial planning and analysis work for the Rwanda program.
- You will work also on short-term projects across multiple functions to solve complex strategic and financial problems.
- You will take on full ownership of these projects, from planning, through to execution and follow-up, often directly with project partners.
- You will manage anywhere from 1-3 projects at any given time, and are expected to solve any type of project – from quantitative modelling to primary research.
- Manage the Finance workstream and partner with all departments for budget management and control
- Lead the annual budgeting cycle for the Rwanda program, thought-partnering with departments on cost efficiency measures
- Oversee analysis of financial performance, and guide continuous improvements and automation within the financial close process
- Support decision-making across the program by improving accessibility to data and analytics
- Manage strategic financial projects that improve Program SROI
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:
- Interested candidates should possess Bachelor’s Degree
- Work Experience: 3+ years of relevant industry experience
- Technical skills: Experience in FP&A is preferred. Advanced Excel (can perform complex functions). Experience with other professional programs (e.g. R, STATA) is a plus.
- Humility: in everything One Acre Fund does, we put farmers first. We do this by approaching our work and individual professional growth with humility, efficiency, and compassion.
- A willingness to commit to living in East Africa for at least two years. Experience working in a developing market is a bonus, but is not required.
- Language: English; French/Kinyarwanda a bonus
- 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.
- Women are encouraged to apply
- We are committed to gender equity in our staff operations, representation, and experience. In 2020, women made up 40% of our clients and 44% of our total staff. We have and will continue to intentionally grow these numbers.
- Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits. “In addition to paid maternity and paternity leave, we offer additional benefits to new parents.
Deadline: October 11, 2021
|Job Category||Accounting / Audit / Finance|