M-KOPA Head of Financial Planning & Analysis Jobs in Kenya

M-KOPA Head of Financial Planning & Analysis Jobs in Kenya


  • 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.

    You can join our journey too!

  • We’re looking for a Head of Financial Planning & Analysis to join our Finance Department. Your main objective will be to own and
    optimize the short to long term financial planning and margin analysis to ensure that M-KOPA’s strategy achieves robust financial performance and that the company maintains progress towards its financial targets.

  • The role serves as an operational and analytical partner to several functional areas to develop and implement best-in-class financial and operational planning.

    To achieve this, you’ll be expected to:

  • Support senior management in translating financial information into effective commercial strategy.

  • Prepare and update the Group’s long term financial and strategic planning model. Provide insights to senior management around financial modelling, forecasts, and profitability.

  • Lead annual group budget cycle, including setting timetable, agreeing deliverables and monitoring provision of budget information from business units. Review budget submissions and consolidated P&L, balance sheet and cash flow schedules, providing challenge where necessary to ensure robust budgets are submitted to the Board for approval.

  • Analyse financial and operational results to redirect company strategy
    and execution. This includes identifying and recommending new revenue, productivity, or cost savings initiatives.

  • Manage the Pricing team balancing competitive pricing which delivers desired margins and improved loss rates.

  • Prepare business cases to support new investment, strategic and other business decisions.

  • Drive continual process improvements, including documentation of internal controls, providing challenge and recommendations, as necessary.

  • Line manage assigned staff e.g. finance analysts and pricing team.

    You Might Be A Good Fit If You

  • Are passionate for M-KOPA’s social mission and improving the lives of our customers.

  • Are a qualified accountant.

  • Have over 7 years relevant work experience.

  • Have a stong commercial awareness.

  • Possess strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret raw data and translate it into clear, concise information.

  • Have the ability to explain complex financial data to non-finance individuals.

  • Are a strong communicator with good presentation skills.

  • Are a problem solver with the ability to think creatively.

  • Have the confidence to justify and implement change.

  • Are experienced in team leadership.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; M-KOPA Head of Financial Planning & Analysis Jobs in Kenya ​


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