Corporate Finance and Strategy Officer Job Careers – Tugende

Organisation: Tugende
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Chief
Financial Officer (CFO)
About US:
Tugende is a
technology enabled asset finance company. We provide an affordable path to
ownership of income-generating assets for proven entrepreneurs. Our primary
product is a lease to own motorcycle financing package which includes training,
life and health insurance, and active support. Tugende currently serves over
8,500 active customers in Uganda through 190+ employees across 9 branches, and
6,000+ additional customers have already taken ownership. With a market for
motorcycle taxis of over 800,000 drivers in East Africa alone, Tugende is
expanding rapidly in our core product. We are also building a platform with our
staff, branches, data, systems, and deep knowledge of earners in the informal
sector, which will easily enable us to expand into other asset finance and
value added services offerings in the near future.
Job Summary:  Tugende’s ongoing rapid growth requires
capital intensive fundraising as well as a strong finance department to support
financial reporting, internal analysis and investor relations. Tugende is
looking to strengthen the team with a lead Corporate Finance Officer to
undertake financial analysis & research, assist with fundraising and help
provide sound portfolio management. The Officer will provide data,information
and reports for strategic and tactical decision making processes at Tugende.
The key functions for this Corporate Finance and Strategy Officer will mainly
include;
·        
Business
Performance analysis and assessing mid to long term funding needs for Tugende.
·        
Presenting
a consistent investor value proposition to Tugende’s investment community.
·        
Managing,
monitoring and presenting a relevant summary of investor feedback regarding
Tugende’s performance to the Senior Management Team.
·        
Research
and analysis of relevant market trends and financials.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Fundraising;
·        
Liaise
with the CFO to monitor and evaluate the organization’s short and long-term
sources of funds and advice on capital structuring
·        
Assess
and monitor project funding requirements/forecasts in line with Tugende’s
strategic plans
·        
Coordinate
the development of Tugende’s long term financial planning strategies, modelling
and monitoring
·        
Ensure
compliance with equity and debt holders covenants
·        
Prepare
for and participate in fundraising negotiations and managing the onsite and
offsite due diligence reviews
·        
Prepare
prospectuses for fundraising (capital and debt).
Financial Analysis;
·        
Undertake
financial modelling and analysis relating to financing and investing
activities.
·        
Provide
investment advice, tactics and recommendations.
·        
Liaise
with the CFO to assess and predict financial risks and returns.
·        
Monitor
ongoing lease costs and associated returns; conduct analysis and provide
recommendations on any pricing adjustments, if necessary
·        
Support
senior management and other departments (operations, special projects) with
analysis, research and information requested for their projects, reports and
presentations;
·        
Lead the
creation of presentations, and other communication materials for earnings,
events, and presentations to investors;
Investor Relations
·        
Develop
Investor Relations functions including expanding and managing investor
targeting and tracking systems;
·        
Develop
and maintain the Investor Relations section of the Tugende’s external website;
·        
Manage
the preparations for all the “road shows”, investor conferences both
domestically and internationally, both on-site and off-site;
·        
Coordinate
onsite and offsite due diligence with investors, including information requests
and logistics.
·        
Provide
regular feedback to management and other stakeholders on investment/analyst
community perceptions of Tugende, their concerns, and investment criteria.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal
candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Statistics,
Economics, or Business Administration.
·        
Professional
qualification ACCA, CPA or CFA, or MBA/similar.
·        
A minimum
of three (3) years’ experience in investment banking or corporate finance
environment
·        
Proficiency
in accounting software and all Microsoft Office applications including
Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint; Excel and PowerPoint
proficiency essential
·        
An
excellent communicator, passionate educator and strong financial analysis
·        
Prior
financial forecasting and reporting experience
·        
Superior
skills with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
·        
Financial
modeling experience and understanding of financial statements
·        
Ability
to communicate and engage externally to represent Tugende and generate investor
interest
·        
Ability
to partner closely with internal and external stakeholders, providing a
dependable presence to move forward complex projects and ideas
·        
Soft
skills that align with Tugende core values
The preferred
candidate must be willing and ready to embrace our shared values at Tugende as
a whole:
·        
We
operate with empathy and understanding for everyone (Including; Coach and
cheerleader, Dignity, Highly approachable, and Exceptional customer experience;
prioritize the customer’s experience)
·        
We are
solutions-oriented (Including; Courage, Being proactive, Operational
excellence, and Follow-through and ownership)
·        
We are
always growing (Including; Learning, Innovating and striving to improve,
Meritocracy; provides opportunity based on merit)
.
·        
We have
integrity in all decisions (Including; Fair / honest, Good judgment, Critical
thinking)
·        
We work
as a team (Including; being Humble, Dependable and Supportive)
·        
Strong
financial modelling background in strategic finance and the ability to balance
analytical modelling and problem solving with conceptual design, communication
and presentation
·        
Professionalism:
Maintains professionalism when corresponding with partners/investors. In
addition being Empathetic and personable when dealing with Tugende
stakeholders.
·        
Positive
Attitude: main a mindset of “getting things done” and finding satisfaction in
developing sustainable long-term solutions at all times.
·        
Flexible
and resilient: Willingness to travel, flexible in schedule and work hours, seek
direct feedback and see every challenge as opportunity to grow.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link
below.
Deadline: Sunday, 13th January, 2019
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