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.
Kenya Financial Advisory Services Lead
Job Summary: Champion financial sustainability within our largest country of operation – Kenya.
Job Description: The Finance Advisory Services (FAS) team – akin to a country CFOs – leads our strategic finance strategy and provides an analytical perspective on all major decisions (enrollment, pricing, incentives, org-structure, etc). This consulting team provides concise, actionable advice around how to best achieve the country’s scale and impact goals in the most financially efficient way. The FAS goal is complete financial sustainability.
As a young organization, we will rely on your recommendations and thorough analysis. Thus, we are seeking an exceptional professional with 3+ years of work experience. The position offers pathways into country executive team positions or regional management.
We are seeking a candidate to lead financial decisions for our Kenya program, and be based in Kakamega, Kenya.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Note: This role does not manage the payment, accounting, or treasury functions which operate independently. This role uses the advice and data from these teams to influence executive decisions.
Mentor Staff and Project Manage.Recruit, manage and develop a key deputy to assist you. Project manage complex projects related to finance across the country.
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.
We are looking for truly extraordinary candidates that will help take our organization to the next levels of impact and scale.
Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:
Language: English required. Swahili a plus.
Preferred Start Date: As soon as possible.
Job Location: Kakamega, Kenya.
Duration: Full-time job
Compensation: Commensurate with experience.
Benefits: Health insurance, housing, annual flights and other quality of life benefits.
Sponsor International Candidates: Yes
East Africans strongly encouraged to apply.
Interested and qualified? Go to Earthstream career website on oneacrefund.org to apply