Monday, October 1, 2018

Employment Opportunities at EFTA Ltd

  Xpresstz       Monday, October 1, 2018
 
Strategic Finance Analyst Jobs
DESCRIPTION
Purpose of role:
The Strategic Projects Analyst plays a critical role in supporting the executive management team in the planning, development and implementation of EFTA’s future direction and strategy. You will work closely with EFTA’s CEO, CFO, CIO and COO, providing analytical and operational support for the organisation’s continuing rapid growth. You will also work alongside the operations, investment, supplier and finance teams at HQ in Moshi, and with EFTA’s branch managers and teams across the country.

The role will be for an initial period of 6 months minimum, with a view to then potentially becoming permanent.  

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Reporting to: COO and CIO
Day to day responsibilities:
  • Provide a robust analysis and build financial modelling tools to support strategic decision making:
  • Supporting the executive management team by producing detailed research and analysis and building robust financial models;
  • Supporting the executive team to develop and implement special operational projects;
  • Providing data and information that can form the basis for management decision-making and planning, to ensure the organisation maintains continued profitable growth.
  • Contribute to EFTA’s operational development
  • Supporting the rapid growth of the organisation by developing robust operational processes, tools and systems;
  • Refining internal operational processes and systems to reduce inefficiencies and streamline cost;
  • Recommending and implementing appropriate technology/software solutions to improve the operational infrastructure.
  • Contribute to EFTA’s growth by supporting sales and marketing initiatives:
  • Providing research and analytical support for new strategic marketing initiatives, for instance new customer segments, new geographies, new products;
Working with branches and marketing teams to support with a robust pipeline of customers;
Support with EFTAs internet presence, including website, social media and other channels.
Requirements:
Essential

· Innovative, resilient and enthusiastic self-starter with good attention to detail;
· Flexible, team player;
· Experience with top-tier banks or management consultancies;
· Financial modelling skills;
· Analytical rigour;
· Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills;
· Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment, and work independently with a high level of project ownership;
· Commitment to EFTA’s values, including acting with integrity and enthusiasm with all stakeholders.
Preferred
· M.B.A or equivalent;
· Knowledge of the East African business environment and/or on the ground experience in a developing country.
LEVEL OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
English
PROFESSIONAL LEVEL
Managerial
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
4-year degree  
HOW TO APPLY
hr@efta.co.tz
http://www.efta.co.tz/

Please send an email with the subject “SFA Vacancy” and attach a cover letter and CV.
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Chief Financial Officer Jobs

Purpose of role: As Chief Financial Officer, you will be a key member of EFTA’s executive committee, leading on the financial operations, planning, treasury, investor relations and risk management of the company. Through ownership and development of the company’s financial model, coupled with a comprehensive knowledge of the lease product, you will forecast and monitor metrics tied to the execution of the company strategy. Alongside the CEO, you will take a lead role in fundraising from both overseas development finance institutions, impact investors and local banks, as well as managing relations with existing debt and equity investors. You will be responsible for considering corporate structure, tax efficiency and regulatory compliance in a Tanzanian context.  
Reporting to: Board of Directors, CEO
As CFO, you will be held accountable by the Board of Directors and the Audit and Risk Committee. Direct reports include the Financial Controller, who takes overall responsibility for the day-to-day finance function, alongside development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.


Requirements:
Personal:

o Innovative, resilient and enthusiastic self-starter with excellent attention to detail
o Strong communication, presentation and analytical skills
o Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
o Independence and a high level of project ownership
o Transparent and straightforward in dealing with colleagues and managing stakeholders
Academic qualifications:
o Degree in finance or related a plus
o Chartered Accountant / Certified Public Accountant or Chartered Financial Analyst designation, is a plus  
Experience:
o Five to seven years of experience in accounting / finance, investment analysis, management consulting or a related role
o Strong relevant experience in the private sector, Big 4 accountancy, management consulting, investment banking, or development finance
o Advanced financial modelling
o Experience of using Microsoft NAV is a plus
o Previous experience working in development finance and/or East Africa is a plus
LEVEL OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
English
PROFESSIONAL LEVEL
Executive
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
4-year degree
HOW TO APPLY
hr@efta.co.tz
http://www.efta.co.tz/

Please send an email with the subject “CFO Vacancy” and attach a cover letter and CV.
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