One Acre Fund Global Financial Advisory Service Specialist Jobs in Kenya

One Acre Fund Global Financial Advisory Service Specialist Jobs in Kenya


About One Acre Fund

  • Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions.

  • With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, the farmers we serve harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.

  • To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.

    About the Role

  • The Finance Advisory Services (FAS) team is made up of in-country and global associates who are the trusted advisors to organizational leadership teams in the area of financial strategy, sustainability and scale.

  • Taking vast amounts of financial data from budgets, spending patterns and projected work plans, FAS provides concise, relevant advice around how to allocate scarce resources to best achieve the country's scale revenue, and impact. goals. The goal of our small group of financial consultants is complete financial sustainability to increase impact.

  • To help achieve this, the Global FAS Specialist will work across departments on accounting, budgeting, and quantitative analysis to give strategic advice. We are looking for someone good with numbers with a background in accounting. This a career track role where you will learn valuable skills in finance and accounting as well develop a management consulting toolkit. You will report to the Global Finance and Strategy Manager.

    Responsibilities

    Budgeting and cost control:

  • You will work with Global Department Heads to set annual budgets and manage monthly BVA process

  • You will provide important assessment of all budgets and cost projections and conduct cost-benefit analyses for individual departments and the organization as a whole through examining current spending, financial forecasts, and overall goals to make recommendations and guide decisions.

  • You will work with department heads to strategize ways to maximize cost efficiency at all levels without compromising quality and will roll out clear cost-saving programs with
    timelines and assessment goal

  • you will demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the interdependency of cost drivers

  • You will present new strategies and assessments to stakeholders in compelling arguments

    Monthly Payroll QC:

  • You will conduct monthly payroll review of field and HQ staff and explain variances compared to previous month and compared to budget

  • You will provide a high-level explanation of the variances to the CD prior to approving the payment request

    Other projects as needed:

  • Finance point of contact - You will act as a representative between Finance and program teams and project manage a variety of finance-related projects by working to connect our FP&A,
    Accounting, and Treasury teams with country teams.

    Career Growth and Development

  • We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

    Qualifications

  • Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

  • 2+ years work experience. Examples include experience in management consulting, working as a business or finance analyst.

  • Good with numbers and providing quick, insightful analyses of the stories behind the numbers.

  • Experience in financial modeling

  • Strong skills in Excel (can perform complex functions).

  • Experience with process design and implementation.

  • Leadership experience at work, or outside of work.

  • Language: English.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Global Financial Advisory Service Specialist Jobs in Kenya


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