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Emata Jobs 2022 – Finance & Credit Lead

Job Title: Finance & Credit Lead – Emata Jobs 2022

Organization: Emata 

Duty Station: Bugolobi, Uganda



Emata Profile:

Emata is on a mission to provide affordable and digital financial products to farmers across East Africa. The company was started in 2020 and is the first digital lender for farmers in Uganda. Emata loans are up to 5x more affordable than current alternatives and empower farmers to invest in their farms and prosper. We achieve this by leveraging cutting edge developments in technology and data science.

We have a diverse and brilliant team of developers, product managers, impact officers and data scientists. We give you both the freedom and responsibility to innovate and create work that makes you stand out. We continuously invest in personal development through training and certifications, in addition to offering health insurance, salary loans, flexible “Work from home”- policy, and daily lunches in our office garden.

Emata is a spin-off of, and shares offices with, the software development company Laboremus Uganda. It is out of Laboremus’ expertise from working with financial technology in Uganda and abroad that the idea of Emata was born.



Job Summary:

You will join the team as Finance & Credit Lead full-time. As such, you are the ‘voice of finance’ in the team, responsible for our credit portfolio and driving funding execution with our investors and other funders. We will put you on a fast track to grow into a CFO role within 1-3 years.



Roles and responsibilities:

Concretely, your responsibilities include:

  • Drive growth of our funding base and engage with investors and other funders
  • Originate, close and manage relations with our investors and funders
  • Oversee growth and quality of our credit portfolio
  • Continuously drive improvements in our accounting and finance team
  • Responsible for accounting and (management) reporting
  • Contribute to fact-based decision making on management level

You will work closely with the CEO and data science team.  The position will be located in our beautiful head office in Bugolobi, Kampala.



Minimum Qualifications:

What we are looking for

We are looking for an analytical, sharp-minded person with a solid drive to get things done. You have the ambition and potential to grow into a CFO role within 2-3 years.

In a perfect world you bring the following:

  • 3-6 years of experience in corporate finance, transaction services, (investment) banking, investing, and/or Big Four
  • An analytical and sharp mind
  • Good understanding of accounting, preferably of FIs
  • Understanding of credit
  • Strong drive and hands-on mentality
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Desire to work in a tech venture

What we offer

Apart from a fun, fast and meaningful working environment, we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent growth opportunities and investment in your personal development through training, courses and certifications.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, incl. health insurance, lunch, airtime allowance, employee shareholder plan, access to salary loans and more.



How To Apply for Emata Jobs 2022

All interested and suitably qualified applicants should submit their applications through the link below.

Click here to apply

Closing Date: Open until filled



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