Position: CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.
Deadline: 05 Mar 2016.
Date posted: 01 Mar 2016.
Location:Dar es Salaam.
We are looking for a businessperson
with a passion for social change, who can help us scale
company's business model to reach
learners across Africa. You will join our passionate team in Dar es Salaam,
Tanzania and take a leading role in strategy, financial planning, reporting and
risk management, as we grow across Africa.
together with CEO and COO to lead company's strategy and growth, as we expand
across the continent
and continually update financial plans and models, always keeping in mind company's
with investors, sponsors, advertisers and funders
financing and investment rounds, and apply for grants & other forms of
new revenue streams, partnerships and opportunities for expansion and spin-offs
financial and accounting practices: budgets, taxes, financial reports and
legal activities including contract negotiation
in wherever else is needed! We are a small company and everyone wears many hats!
MBA and 3+ years of operational and
financial management experience, preferably in media or education sector OR related Bachelors degree and 5+
years management experience, preferably in media or education sector
for company's vision of bringing localized edutainment to learners across
in English, with working knowledge of Kiswahili, French or other African
understanding of at least one of the following sectors: education/ edtech,
social business, broadcast media in Africa
familiarity with startup/SME financing and development, legalese and accounting
using web based accounting and productivity tools (we use Sage, Google Drive
and Asana, insightly among others)
flexible, always looking to learn new skills and willing to help out in areas
outside the jobs description
and passion for finding sustainable, scalable solutions for social impact
close-knit team and creative work environment
time work schedule
insurance, work permit (if needed)
lunch at the office
get to watch cartoons at work :)