Are you passionate about finance and technology? Do you have an analytical mind? We are hiring our future CFO and offering you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join the incredible team behind Emata, a Ugandan award-winning fintech venture.
Emata is an award-winning venture using data science and alternative credit scoring to unlock Africa's vast agricultural potential through financing. We are 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. We use cutting-edge technology to offer loans up to 5x more affordable than current alternatives and empower farmers to invest in their farms.
At Emata, we have a brilliant and driven team of 16 developers, product managers, and data scientists. With us, you get the freedom and responsibility to innovate and create work that makes you stand out. We continuously invest in your personal development through training and certifications, in addition to offering health insurance, salary loans, flexible "Work from home"- policy, offsites, daily lunches in our office garden, and excellent games of table tennis.
Emata is a spin-off of, and shares offices with, the SaaS 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.
WHAT YOU WOULD DO
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. Concretely, your responsibilities include:
You will work closely with the CEO and data science team. The position will be located in our beautiful head office in Bugolobi, Kampala.
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:
WHAT WE OFFER
Apart from a fun, fast and meaningful working environment, we offer: