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Chief Financial Officer

Country: Tanzania
Posted on: 22 May 2018

Based in Moshi, in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, our client provides access to finance for small businesses and farmers in Tanzania through an innovative financing solution, recognized with awards from the G-20 and the African Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF). Having expanded their branch network recently across Tanzania in Dar, Mwanza, Arusha, Mbeya, Dodoma, Morogoro and Bukoba, they are pioneering leasing for small businesses and farmers in East Africa and poised to replicate the model in regions outside of Tanzania.

As Chief Financial Officer, you will be a key member of the organisation's executive committee, leading on the financial operations, planning, treasury, investor relations and risk management of the company. You will forecast and monitor metrics tied to the execution of the company strategy. Alongside the CEO, you will take a lead role in fundraising from both overseas development finance institutions, impact investors and local banks, as well as managing relations with existing debt and equity investors. You will be responsible for considering corporate structure, tax efficiency and regulatory compliance in a Tanzanian context.

Essential experience requirements:

o Five to seven years of experience in accounting / finance, investment analysis, management consulting or a related role
o Strong relevant experience in the private sector, Big 4 accountancy, management consulting, investment banking, or development finance
o Advanced financial modelling
o Experience of using Microsoft NAV is a plus
o Previous experience working in development finance and/or East Africa is a plus

Ideally, you will be a qualified finance professional with a degree in finance; innovative, resilient and enthusiastic, with excellent attention to detail.

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