Director, Financial Planning and Analysis – Africa

Full Time Andela in Financial Services Email Job
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Job Description

Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in Austin, NYC, SF, Lagos, Nairobi, Kigali, and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.

About the role

Andela is looking for an experienced and strategic finance professional to lead Financial Planning and Analysis for our Africa operations of over 1,500 employees. The Director will be responsible for partnering with business unit leaders to lead strategic planning, forecasting, and to support informed decision-making through the implementation of new financial frameworks. The Director will report to the VP of FP&A and will lead a team of three while partnering closely with leaders in our four countries to continue driving successful scaling.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Own the annual planning process for all Africa operations, as well as recurring forecast updates to drive informed decision-making.
  • Drive Budget vs. Actuals meetings by bridging financial and operational results.
  • Partner with key business leaders to provide strategic support and thought leadership as we scale our operations.
  • Manage and develop a team of three high-performing FP&A professionals.
  • Implement FP&A best practices and develop new frameworks for analyzing the business.

Desired Experience:

  • Minimum 10-15 years of Strategic Finance, Investment Banking, and/or Corporate Finance experience
  • Experience in leading planning / budgeting processes within large and fast-growing organizations – preferably with a technology company.
  • Experience managing and leading high-performing finance talent.
  • Experience in partnering with multiple stakeholders to understand business levers, advising on financial and operational implications, and setting frameworks to drive accountability.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and tackle complex operational initiatives in a collaborative environment.

If the above sounds like an exciting role to you, please tell us why you believe you’re a good fit and we’ll be in touch.

Benefits & Compensation

  • Full-time compensation
  • Full medical coverage
  • Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided daily
  • Beautiful working environment
  • Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet
  • Oh, and a chance to change the world!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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