Company: Fenix International Inc.
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Application Deadline: Rolling
Compensation: Competitive salary, equity & benefits
Founded in 2009, Fenix International is a venture-backed, for-profit renewable energy company with offices in Silicon Valley and East Africa. Fenix operates on the front line of renewable energy and mobile financial services in emerging markets, and our mission is to deliver life-changing technology to the 1.3 billion people who live without electric power.
Our flagship product is the ReadyPay Solar Power System - one of the world’s most affordable and accessible sources of power to those living off-grid. Providing phone charging, lights, radios, and even TVs, ReadyPay is available from just $0.30 per-day and financed over 18-21 months via Mobile Money platforms. We pride ourselves on generating financing plans that are flexible, inclusive and affordable to ensure the greatest reach and impact.
ReadyPay was launched in Uganda in early 2014 and the business has grown exceptionally since then, exceeding all targets and growth ambitions. We are now poised to scale and revolutionize access to electricity and financial services.
Fenix International is looking for an experienced, highly motivated and disciplined Financial Analyst with a passion for entrepreneurship, an attention to detail, and thoughtful creativity to join our team. An appreciation of Fenix’s work and mission is a plus. This position will play an integral role in a fast-paced start up at the front lines of renewable energy and mobile payment technology.
The Financial Analyst will report directly to the Finance Director as well as collaborate with the East African team to explore historical financial data, analyze trends, predict future results and drive process improvements involving Fenix’s day to day operations and lease portfolio.
Required Skills & Experience
Highly Desired Skills
Please submit your resume and cover letter through the job posting at www.fenixintl.com/careers/. In the cover letter please include answers to the following:
1. Describe a time when you analyzed results and made recommendations that resulting in savings for a company.
2. What prior experience do you have in emerging markets and how does that influence how you look at analyzing data?
Fenix offers a competitive salary, equity and a fun work environment. We recognize the value of diversity in our workforce, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all candidates who choose to apply, however, only those selected for a further interview will be contacted.