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Financial controller – Emata

Are you passionate about finance and technology? Do you have a strong background in accounting? We are hiring a financial controller and offering you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join our incredible team behind Emata, a Ugandan award-winning fintech venture.

About us

Emata dares farmers to dream big. We provide affordable and digital financial products to farmers. 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, data science, and alternative credit scoring.

At Emata, we have a brilliant and driven team of 18 software 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 remote policy, offsites, and daily lunches in our office.

What you would do

You will join the team as a full-time Financial Controller. As such, you are responsible for our financial accounting, repayment reconciliations, and reporting to our funders and investors. Concretely, your responsibilities include:

  • Financial accounting, management reporting, and audits
  • Share repayment schedules, reconcile incoming repayments, and resolve non-repayment issues together with our team and partners
  • Report to funding partners and investors
  • Support the closing of investments and funding deals
  • Contribute to fact-based decision making on management level

You will work closely with our brilliant CFO/COO. The position is full-time and located in our beautiful office in Bugolobi, Kampala.

What we are looking for

We are looking for a down-to-earth and meticulous person with a passion for numbers. In a perfect world you bring the following:

  • 3-5 years of experience in accounting or controlling with banks or financial institutions
  • Good understanding of credit
  • Meticulous work attitude and high attention to detail
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced tech startup
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Experience with Quickbooks is an advantage
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, allowance for airtime and transport, access to salary loans, etc.

‍Are you the one we’re looking for?