Ampersand Electric Motorcycles Internal Auditor/Financial Jobs in Rwanda

Ampersand Electric Motorcycles Internal Auditor/Financial Jobs in Rwanda

About Ampersand

Ampersand is a pioneer provider of electric motorcycles and charging infrastructure (battery swap stations), especially for motorcycle taxi drivers. Moto taxis are a primary means of public transport in African cities, and it is estimated that these drivers spend >$6Bn p.a. on fuel alone in East Africa.

Ampersand has developed an electric solution that is more powerful, fun to drive, and more cost-effective than the incumbent. Ampersand drivers routinely earn 25-30% more income by going electric.

The company started in Kigali, Rwanda and expanded into Nairobi, Kenya in 2023. Today it has ~1,300 e-motorcycles on the road and 30 battery swap stations. Ampersand is leading the market in quality and affordable tech, customer traction, and operational systems. The Ampersand team consists of 240+ staff drawn from diverse backgrounds and is working hard to see all 5 million taxi motorbikes in East Africa become electric by 2030.

Ampersand is rapidly scaling its operations and is looking for innovative professionals who are passionate about clean energy and environmental impact to lead and contribute to our rapid growth.

Ampersand is a company that values innovation, creativity, and continuous improvement. It seeks people who are proactive problem solvers to drive results. Ampersand promotes leadership within the organization and is a place where you can grow your career as you work with some of the brightest and hard-working individuals in East Africa.

About the role

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our team as an Internal Auditor/Financial Analyst. In this dual role, you will play a crucial part in ensuring the accuracy, transparency, and efficiency of our financial operations. As an Internal Auditor, you will be responsible for evaluating and improving the effectiveness of our internal controls, risk management processes, and compliance with relevant regulations.

As a Financial Analyst, you will analyse financial data, trends, and performance metrics to provide valuable insights and recommendations to support strategic decision-making.

Internal Auditor:

  • Conduct reviews of company processes, procedures, and systems to identify areas of risk and opportunities for improvement.

  • Develop and execute audit plans, including risk assessments, audit objectives, and testing methodologies.

  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls, identifying weaknesses and proposing actionable solutions.

  • Collaborate with departments to ensure compliance with company policies, industry standards, and regulatory requirements.

  • Prepare detailed audit reports outlining findings, recommendations, and corrective action plans.

  • Track and monitor the implementation of recommended improvements and verify their effectiveness.

  • Perform ad hoc projects or tasks as requested by Chief Accountant, or

    Financial Analyst:

  • Gather and analyze financial data, including income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, and other relevant financial metrics.

  • Prepare monthly budget versus actual schedules and carry out variance analyses.

  • Identify trends, patterns, and anomalies in financial data to provide insights on performance and potential areas of concern.

  • Help create and maintain financial models and forecasts to support budgeting, planning, and decision-making processes.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and maintain key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics that drive business performance evaluation and ensure compliance with external reporting requirements.

  • Prepare and present financial reports and presentations for management, highlighting key findings and actionable recommendations.

  • Support strategic initiatives by providing financial analysis on investment opportunities, cost optimization, and revenue growth strategies.

  • Perform ad hoc projects or tasks as requested by Chief Accountant, or CFO.

    Ampersand is a good fit if:

  • You enjoy developing and mentoring teams

  • You enjoy a culture of innovation and continuous improvement

  • You are a proactive problem solver with a drive for results

  • You are process oriented and have an attention to detail

  • You are looking for an entrepreneurial company that values innovation and strong execution

  • You like getting things done in the right way

  • You value diversity and community in the workplace

    Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field. Master's degree or professional certifications (e.g., CPA, CIA, CFA) are a plus.

  • At least 3 – 5 years of experience in internal or external auditing, financial analysis, or a related role.

  • Strong understanding of financial principles, accounting standards, and auditing procedures.

  • Proficiency in financial modeling, data analysis, and using tools such as Excel, financial software, and data visualization platforms.

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to effectively convey complex financial information to non-financial stakeholders.

  • Detail-oriented mindset with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines.

  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory frameworks and compliance requirements.

  • Willing to travel occasionally to conduct ground audits.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Ampersand Electric Motorcycles Internal Auditor/Financial Jobs in Rwanda

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