Practice lead for Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)

  • Full-time
  • Kenya
  • Kenya
  • Last day to apply: 01/07/2024

Practice lead for Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)

A pivotal role of practice lead of Financial Planning and Analysis open at Mogo Kenya, part of Eleving Group. Our mission is to enable upward social mobility for people in diverse communities around the world by providing entrepreneurs who are excluded from traditional banking access to credit. By combining asset financing, fintech, AI-based underwriting, and proprietary car portals, Mogo Kenya enables local entrepreneurs (motorcycle taxi riders, Uber/Bolt drivers, and small business owners) to find and purchase their own vehicles and provides loans to grow the business

What you will do:

  • Design and implement cost center structure across the organization  
  • Design and oversee the budgeting, forecast and projections alongside alignment and reporting of key performance indicators (KPIs) for each department 
  • Establish a comprehensive reporting framework and key financial metrics to provide actionable insights and accurate decision making 
  • Initiate cross-functional initiatives to integrate financial planning into decision-making processes and to address risks and problems identified and/or to improve operations (e.g. inventory management)
  • Identify, report and assess financial risks, providing recommendations for risk mitigation strategies
  • Support business teams with relevant data analyses to identify areas of improvement, efficiency gains, and cost optimization opportunities

What you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration or a related field; Master's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of experience in finance.
  • Proven experience in building financial processes and structures in a rapidly growing organization
  • Proven experience in business partnering, strategic planning, and cross-functional collaboration
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills 
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Professional certifications such as CFA, CPA, CIMA, ACCA) are a plus

With us you will get:

  • Excellent opportunity to build an impactful financial analysis and planning practice essential for scalable business
  • Lead change and improve operations and practices without being burdened by bureaucracy
  • Approachable and resourceful management team
  • Multicultural professional team 
  • Friendly and dynamic work environment
  • Competitive compensation
  • Private medical insurance for self and family