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  • Posted: May 14, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Angaza’s Pay-As-You-Go solution enables businesses to extend flexible solar payment plans to the billion individuals without access to grid electricity. Our platform allows manufacturers and distributors of off-grid energy products to expand their customer base and access data-driven market insights. Angaza’s partners can launch their Pay-As-You-...
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    Finance Manager


    Finance Operations

    • Develop operational strategies, processes and procedures, and manage financial day to day operations for the subsidiary
    • Build and implement, with the support of Angaza's central finance team a cost effective, efficient and compliant finance organization for the provision of credit solutions in the Kenyan market, including but not limited to:
    • Advise on local regulations and practices and help assess tradeoffs and risks to help Angaza operate and grow its business
    • Manage financial relationships with the company's channel partners and customer care partners, including payments and all financial aspects of the relationship
    • Provide financial leadership to the commercial and customer support teams with regard to the company's channel partner and client management programs
    • Lead on all financial matters for the Kenyan subsidiary
    • Hire, oversee and support the finance team with dynamic leadership that creates an environment of trust and productivity
    • Contract and manage advisors, currently external bookkeeper and tax advisor.

    Budgeting and Financial Planning

    • Develop and manage cash forecasting, budgeting and long-term planning process
    • Achieve budgeting goals with proper scheduling, analysis, and corrective action
    • Provide comprehensive financial updates to senior management and central finance by evaluating, analyzing, and reporting appropriate data points

    Accounting and Monthly Close

    • Manage and monitor all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate accounting standards and regulatory requirements
    • Maintain internal control safeguards for the receipt of revenue, costs, and both team and organizational budgets and actual expenditures
    • In conjunction with Angaza's CFO, establish financial and operating benchmarks, budgets, program monitoring, and reporting standards
    • Implement consistent accounting policies, practices, and procedures across all programs, upholding local legal standards by remaining knowledgeable about existing, new, and future legislation

    Cash Management

    •  Provide cash forecast for the entity to Angaza's central Finance team
    •  Ensure continuous funding of all the entity's operations; optimize costs
    •  Manage local banking relations

    Controls, Compliance, & Tax

    •  Develop, implement, and maintain financial controls and guidelines
    •  Seek and analyze information relative to local laws and regulations to help the central finance team formulate policies and make decisions
    •  Develop and enforce internal controls to maximize the protection of company assets, policies, procedures, and workflow
    •  Oversee tax reporting and ensure timely payment of all taxes to KRA
    •  Ensure overall compliance with all relevant regulations in Kenya

    Competencies and Expertise:

    • Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, or related field; master's degree preferred
    • 7+ years of proven accounting experience (experience as a senior-level accounting or finance manager preferred)
    • Professional accounting or financial certification - strong knowledge of accounting standards (IFRS and/or US GAAP)
    • Strong understanding of lending/digital lending, data protection and related regulations and processes
    • Strong understanding of Kenyan tax laws and practices. Knowledge of tax systems of other African countries desirable
    • At least 5 years' experience in fintech /BNPL companies in Kenya or other comparable countries required for this position, of which 3 as a finance manager


    • Thrive in a cooperative, dynamic environment
    • Are passionate about the challenges of developing and implementing innovative financing business models
    • Have strong quantitative, problem-solving, and project management skills
    • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Pride yourself on attention to detail
    • Exemplify Angaza's key values: maximizing impact, empathetic, courageous, trustworthy, curious, and collaborative

    Method of Application

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