Expansion Finance & Admin Lead at Fenix International

Fenix International is a next-generation energy company. Our mission is to transform our customers’ quality of life through disruptive innovation in energy and financial services. Our flagship product, ReadyPay Solar, is an expandable, lease-to-own solar home system financed through affordable instalments starting under $0.19 per day. We use real-time transaction data to create a unique credit score to finance power upgrades and other life-changing loans and open up a wider world of energy and financing for our customers.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Expansion Finance & Admin LeadLocation: NigeriaDepartment: FinanceJob DescriptionFenix is looking for an experienced, highly motivated, and disciplined Finance & Admin Lead for Nigeria with a passion for entrepreneurship, renewable energy, and financial inclusion to join our teamThis is a unique opportunity for the right candidate to play a leadership role in a fast-paced start up at the front lines of renewable energy and mobile payment technology.The ideal candidate will be hungry to be part of a fast paced startup culture and thrives on ownership over a wide range of responsibilities. No task is too small for you, as part of a lean, execution-oriented, and entrepreneurial teamYou will report directly to the Country Lead and collaborate with the CFO, Finance Directors, Global Controller and other country leadership to build  and inspire the accounting team, and create and set up the finance systems, processes, and controls for new offices in Nigeria to ensure best practices and adherence to global accounting standards and tax laws.ResponsibilitiesMarket Setup Strategy & Leadership:Create and continuously refine Fenix Uganda’s finance strategy to help Fenix achieve its finance objectives and targets, while embodying our commitment to providing an exceptional customer experienceBuild and provide inspiring leadership to a high performing finance team, including:Recruiting and training mission-driven and highly qualified finance and admin teamsSetting inspiring and ambitious targets and motivating the team to achieve them, including testing and setting compensation and incentive structures across the teamsContinually monitor and refine the effectiveness of Fenix finance strategies, gathering evidence in the process to inform the strategy as Fenix Nigeria scalesDevelop relationships with relevant actors and maintain Fenix’s networks throughout the business environmentTrack relevant trends and business intelligence in the Nigerian market and proactively make recommendations to continually improve Fenix’s finance strategySet up and manage relationship with local consultants and local authorities for corporate and statutory compliance in NigeriaMaintain the country financial model, using it to forecast EBITDA targets and the impact of strategy decisions on business performanceHelp create a culture across Fenix Nigeria that recognizes and embraces Fenix’s vision and values, always encourages success, and supports all employeesFinance Management:Oversee the set up of financial reporting activities in new territories as Fenix Nigeria scales, including:Leading the recruitment and training for accounting teams across new territories as Fenix Nigeria scalesImplementing robust operational finance systems that utilize operational best practices, including the following activities:Set up revenue and expenses booking according to IFRS compliant practicesSet up banking and insurance relationships and monitor accountsCompile monthly financialsProcess PO’s, payments, billings, and payrollSet up accounting best practices and reporting processesCoordinate tax filings for and collaborate with Director of Finance/Global Controller to oversee external audits and tax auditsGenerate both regular and ad hoc insights for action so that Fenix Nigeria can maintain excellent financial health:Work closely with department heads to understand monthly expenses (BvA), monitor spending and drive efficiencies in cost centersCreate and/or coordinate with Financial Analyst on ad hoc reporting as necessary to analyze revenue and cost trendsWork closely with the following stakeholders to provide strategic finance and administrative support as needed:Business development team - to assist with financial considerations of expanding into new territoriesOperations Director -  to conduct inventory audits, coordinating with external auditors for annual audits and maintain and tie out inventory accounting systems with FenixDBPortfolio Health team - as needed to assess and continuously improve the ReadyPay portfolio health strategy to ensure repayment is healthyTalent team - to adapt compensation strategies that position Fenix Nigeria as a competitive employer while meeting financial goalsManage and execute all financial audit processes and corporate/statutory compliance, including establishing and managing relationship with external auditors for annual auditsRoll out Fenix ERP system for inventory management, budgeting, and forecasting in Nigeria, In coordination with global finance team.Administrative Management:Recruit and manage a high performing and motivated admin team and support them to work in seamless collaboration with finance and talent counterpartsImplement robust admin processes to ensure that day-to-day administrative operations are nimble, rigorous, and team-friendly as the country scalesBuild and implement systems and processes that support the business and team including:Processing work permits (in collaboration with Talent team)Maintaining office and groundsProcuring and tracking work assetsManaging benefits

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