Senior FP&A Analyst – SHS – Kigali, Rwanda
07 Aug 2023
East Africa

Who we are:

Bboxx is a data-driven super platform, transforming lives and unlocking potential by connecting consumers and deploying innovative products across Africa.

Bboxx is championing the economic empowerment of Africa, accelerating the transition to the digital economy and creating new markets. We have built Bboxx Pulse®, a fully integrated operating system, and combined it with an extensive on-the-ground network to connect customers with clean energy, clean cooking, smartphones, e-mobility and selected financial products – many for the first time.

We are connecting both underserved rural communities and aspiring urban ones with a highly convenient and affordable way to access life-changing solutions, through last mile logistics and data-powered innovative financing methods. We offer our services on a pay-as-you-go basis to households, businesses, and communities, enabling African consumers to unlock their potential.

We build strategic partnerships with investors, utilities providers, global companies, and governments to accelerate growth and provide a wide range of products to consumers in Africa. Our partners are seizing a massive market opportunity by plugging into Bboxx – developed through green tech and big data and designed for scale.

Following the successful acquisition of solar energy frontrunner PEG Africa in 2022, Bboxx is now positively impacting the lives of more than 3.5 million people in 10 operating markets, directly contributing to 11 of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Bboxx and its group of companies is one of the largest networks in Africa, with over 4,000 staff across Africa and offices in the UK and Asia.

About the role:

We have exciting opportunity for a Senior Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Analyst to join a growing next generation utility business. The business is transforming access to clean energy solutions supported by the development of pioneering software management systems.

Bboxx has secured private-equity and strategic partner investment, which is facilitating accelerated growth in multiple markets. As such, there is a requirement for additional personnel within the finance function to support the business on its growth journey.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a team who directly influence the business in its decision-making and growth plans, as well as develop and expand a broad range of commercial and financial skills.

What you can expect:

First and foremost, Excel modelling – you need to love it and be a pro at it!

Additional responsibilities you will have in this role include:

  • Supporting Group Head of FP&A and CFO in growing the FP&A function
  • Developing effective and flexible financial models and BI visualizations to support business decision making
  • Leading the group business planning processes, partnering with teams and senior decision makers and C-Suite Executives across the business to develop their planning assumptions and forecasts
  • Building and delivering relevant reporting for finance and the wider business
  • Supporting senior management and C-Suite Executives in analyzing and recommending business strategies and decisions to drive Bboxx on its path to profitability
  • Leading on special projects as required

Who we’re looking for:

Naturally, we’d love to give as many people a chance at taking on this opportunity so if you’d like to be within in with a chance of securing this position, you must have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Undergraduate Degree
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CFA (or equivalent) qualification
  • Relevant commercial experience
  • Highly proficient at financial modelling
  • Familiarity with data analytics and visualization tools
  • Genuine desire to be part of challenging environment and be a key catalyst in making change
  • Must be proactive and a solutions-based thinker, who can independently identify improvements, provide insights and challenge what has been done before
  • Ability to inspire people’s trust in what you are doing through strong communication, interpersonal skills and quality of delivery
  • Highly detailed approach to planning and execution of work, and take pride in delivering exceptional quality
  • Experience of multi-national or fast-paced business environments
  • A business standard of English

At Bboxx, we celebrate our differences, and recognize the strength in the diversity of our people. We are a global employer who believe in providing opportunities for all its employees to unlock their potential regardless of background, age, sex, race, religion, or personal beliefs.

We look to recruit individuals from all different backgrounds and encourage you to apply to roles you are passionate about, even if you need help from us to develop your skills. We strive to create an inclusive environment and regularly celebrate the diversity of our people through events arranged by our Culture Committee. Bboxx provides a workplace where you can be your authentic self and focus on our mission of transforming lives through access to energy!

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