One Acre Fund Manager/Chief of Staff, Office of the CFO Jobs

One Acre Fund Manager/Chief of Staff, Office of the CFO Jobs

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 Division at One Acre Fund is intimately involved in helping set strategy for the whole organization, while also supporting our programs with outstanding tactical execution of finance to support smooth operations and growth.

  • We are looking for a Manager/Chief of Staff, Office of the CFO who is capable of thinking strategically, developing other team members, and getting tactical work accomplished. You will report directly to the CFO and work with a finance team of 65+.


    CFO Support

  • You will support the CFO in setting the finance strategy and in daily operations

  • You will help communicate important decisions across the finance division to promote transparency, inclusion and monitor progress against the same

  • You will implement finance top priorities and any other responsibilities as seen fit by the CFO

  • You will communicate and engage organization-wide stakeholders, to support successful execution of whole organization strategy - achieving greater impact, more cost-effectively

  • You will represent the CFO in

    Finance Leadership Support

  • You will provide targeted support for the Division's hiring, onboarding, development and retention of excellent talent

  • You will help align and accomplish on expected outcomes within the Finance Division

    Project Execution

  • You will lead strategic projects that are important to our organization but do not have a natural home within the Finance departments or teams.

  • You will be well versed on finance matters and handle inquiries and develop action plans to address them.

    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.


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

  • 7+ years of experience in finance, business management or advisory role.

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance & related fields (CPA,ACCA,Economics, Business Management,CFA etc).

  • A sound understanding of Financial Planning & Analysis, Financial Reporting, Treasury, Tax Compliance and other essential Finance responsibilities.

  • Experience planning and leading strategic projects.

  • Project management and reporting skills, with a focus on interdepartmental coordination and communication.

  • Familiarity with data analysis.

  • Experience organizing and directing multiple teams and departments.

  • Strong people management skills and demonstrated ability to hire, develop and retain top talent.

  • Excellent written and spoken English.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Manager/Chief of Staff, Office of the CFO Jobs

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