M-KOPA Finance Business Partner Jobs in Kenya

M-KOPA Finance Business Partner Jobs in Kenya


Job Description

  • M-KOPA is the pioneer and global leader of Connected Asset Financing that offers millions of underbanked customers access to life-enhancing products. Our advanced connected asset financing platform combines digital micropayments and IoT connectivity to offer access to products including solar lighting, televisions, fridges, smartphones, financial services and more.

  • Our mission is to make financing for everyday essentials accessible to customers in Africa and beyond so they can achieve progress in their lives. Through the power of connected devices, we establish a unique and secure relationship with our customers, allowing them instant access to a product whilst building ownership overtime through flexible micro-payments. Through regular payments, customers can unlock access to more products and services to continue their relationship and build their credit history with M-KOPA

  • The scale and impact of our work is massive. M-KOPA is a fast-growing Fin Tech company offering millions of underbanked customers across Africa access to life-enhancing products and services. From our roots as the pioneer in pay-as-you-go “PayGo’” solar energy for off grid homes, we have grown into one of the most advanced connected asset financing platforms in the world, empowering a broad range of customers to achieve progress in their lives.

    Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to be a business partner and to support the business leaders on several aspects including preparing monthly reports and analysis, preparing business cases, delivering on KPIs, providing financial support, decision analytics, and budgeting/forecasting. The role will also provide the business with an understanding of its run-rate costs.

    Key Job Functions

  • Monthly finance pack – Produce monthly finance packs which are relevant and reflect KPIs that drive business performance.

  • Functional KPIs – Deliver deeper financial analysis in specific areas of the business and specific cost types which helps in making correct decisions.

  • Business Support – Heavily involved in
    supporting the business in critical decisions and producing business cases/pricing enabling more informed decisions. This person in this role will be the “go-to” person for the leaders of the areas of the business they support.

  • Investment analysis – Ensure that investment decisions are fully analyzed and assist with the preparation of investment appraisal including challenging assumptions made by the business.

  • Planning and Budgeting – Lead the annual budgeting process end to end. Build a model that shows the budget bottom up. Lead the re-forecasting exercise. Also, support producing the company’s long-term plans.

  • Finance and accounting – Provide understanding and insight to the Finance team as part of the monthly cost center reviews to explain any variances against the budget and prior months

    Requirements

    Experience & Education

  • Experience: Proven work experience as a Finance Business Partner or similar role.

  • Education: Degree and CPA -K

    Competencies

  • Good communication skills and confidence to lead challenging meetings with senior management

  • Hands-on experience with budgeting

  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting models

  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and accounting software

  • Solid analytical and decision-making skills

  • In-depth understanding of bookkeeping, balance sheet reconciliations, and financial analysis

    Skills

  • Leadership and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Performance management.

  • Coaching and mentoring skills.

  • Problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver on tight deadlines.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; M-KOPA Finance Business Partner Jobs in Kenya


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