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1. Analytics Engineer

NAIROBI, KENYA, BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE, REMOTE

2. Senior Financial Analyst

US – REMOTE, FINANCE, REMOTE

Analytics Engineer

NAIROBI, KENYA /

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE /

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FULL TIME / REMOTE

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About Angaza

Angaza enables businesses to sell life-changing products, on credit, to low-income, unbanked consumers in emerging markets.

Our technology uses an IoT network of connected devices, mobile payments, and machine learning to accelerate the adoption of solar energy systems, smartphones, and appliances.

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We are reinventing consumer credit by making it available to the 2 billion people across the globe who are unbanked or left out of formal credit/savings ecosystems.

With Angaza, consumers have the flexibility to buy now and pay later (BNPL), with full pricing transparency. And, merchants can increase their sales and revenue by over 8x by offering life-changing products on credit, without taking on the risk or complexities of managing consumer financing.

Angaza’s B2B sales and customer management software is used by businesses across the globe to improve the daily lives of over 20 million people.

Role Summary

Are you looking for an opportunity to use your analytical skills and business insight to alleviate poverty and empower people to access life-changing products? You will help us use data to focus internal priorities, drive business decisions, and benefit our customer base.

You will serve internal stakeholders, customers, and external partners with quality analytics and business intelligence products, especially visualizations in our service Sisense.

Angaza is building a modern analytics practice around a deep commitment to our core values, high-quality tools, proven development practices, and a philosophy of continuous professional improvement, and we need you to help us make that vision a reality!

Outcomes

Empowering Angazans with data-based infrastructure, which provides insights to guide business decision-making and problem-solving, including products like:

a.) Forecasts on which to base compensation targets, financial planning, and prioritization

b.) Portfolio health-related analytics, especially developing self-service tools for cross-functional teams

c.) Prepare data sets and models on which to build data science products that support initiatives like underwriting

Developing data models – in systems like dbt – and visualizations – in systems like Sisense – to support regular business analytics and project-specific data needs:

a.) Rich analytical data models with clear Data Dictionary entries for self-service analytics

b.) Analysis of campaign performance, conversion rate, and other key performance indicators

Establishing strong data governance practices following principles of secure and reliable data management and quality control

Competencies: Remote Positions at ANGAZA

Advanced SQL skills (Angaza uses Snowflake & Postgres)

Ability to design an efficient data model for use within modern BI tools (Angaza uses Hevo, dbt)

Demonstrated ability to design and build rich data visualizations (Angaza uses Sisense)

Understanding of applied statistics & common modeling techniques in a business context

Possess strong business insight and appreciation of the challenges facing growing businesses

Excellent data governance practices, including Git management

You

Thrive in a cooperative, dynamic, and fast-paced work environment

Are passionate about beautifully presented data that communicates complex information in a straightforward way

Have strong quantitative, problem-solving, and project management skills

Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills

Pride yourself on attention to detail

Exhibit a strong tendency towards self-management and enjoy balancing multiple projects simultaneously

Exemplify Angaza’s key values: maximizing impact, innovating with empathy, being courageous, deserving stakeholder trust, and being curious and collaborative

  • We recognize there are many paths to success in analytics, but we suspect the strongest candidates will have at least three (3) years of experience in at least one of the following categories:
  • Supporting executive decision-making through descriptive and statistical analysis at an early-stage organization
  • Evaluating patterns of customer growth / credit & risk at a financial technology company with a special focus on consumer lending
  • Analytics engineering

Other Details

Angaza is a for-profit company with headquarters in Nairobi and San Francisco.

Employees receive salary and competitive benefits that include:

– Company-sponsored private medical plan

– Pension plan with company contribution

– Flexible scheduling and time off policies

– Knowledge that you’re making a positive impact on the world every day you come to work!

Our Commitment to DEI

At Angaza, we evaluate all candidates on the basis of their ability to meet stated job requirements. We do not discriminate against candidates on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, religion, nationality, or other personal characteristics.

In keeping with our commitment to supporting a safe and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

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Senior Financial Analyst

US – REMOTE /

FINANCE /

FULL TIME / REMOTE

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About Angaza

Angaza enables businesses to sell life-changing products, on credit, to low-income, unbanked consumers in emerging markets.

Our technology uses an IoT network of connected devices, mobile payments, and machine learning to accelerate the adoption of solar energy systems, smartphones, and appliances.

We are reinventing consumer credit by making it available to the 2 billion people across the globe who are unbanked or left out of formal credit/savings ecosystems.

With Angaza, consumers have the flexibility to buy now and pay later (BNPL), with full pricing transparency.

And, merchants can increase their sales and revenue by over 8x by offering life-changing products on credit, without taking on the risk or complexities of managing consumer financing.

Angaza’s B2B sales and customer management software is used by businesses across the globe to improve the daily lives of over 20 million people.

This Position

We are seeking an experienced and multi-talented financial analyst who will own Angaza’s financial planning and analysis process, drive growth, and contribute to strategic decisions.

As a member of the Finance team (currently four individuals across the US & Kenya), you will ensure that all company decisions are made on a sound financial basis and that Angaza’s long-term financial planning sets us up for success.

This role reports to Angaza’s Chief Financial Officer and is based remotely in the USA. 

Responsibilities: Remote Positions at ANGAZA

Manage budgeting and long-term planning process and tools.

Prepare monthly performance and ad hoc reports for the executive team.

Prepare monthly and quarterly reports for the Board and investors.

Provide reports to lenders and monitor covenants

Maintain and develop the company’s core financial model.

Provide analytical/modeling support for the company’s business and strategic finance teams for contract negotiation, pricing and fundraising.

Provide analytical support to the Finance team for billing, monthly closes (statutory and consolidated accounts, external audits).

Interface with company’s Business Intelligence and Engineering teams to ensure that Finance is provided with the tools and processes to perform its work.

Required Skills & Attributes

Are self-motivated and comfortable working independently.

Enjoy balancing multiple projects simultaneously.

Are able to distill complex information in a straightforward way, and communicate well with stakeholders who are not as experienced.

Balance a rigorous mindset with the ability to operate in a fast-paced and flexible startup environment and make trade offs.

Have strong quantitative, problem-solving, and project management skills.

Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Pride yourself on attention to detail.

Thrive in fast-paced, dynamic work environments.

Exemplify Angaza’s key values: impact-driven, empathetic, courageous, trustworthy, curious, and collaborative.

Required Experience

5 years of professional experience as a financial analyst in an investment bank, bank or industrial company, or financial technology startup.

Strong financial, analytical and problem solving skills.

Strong modeling skills (Excel, Google Sheets) required.

Strong knowledge of accounting principles and entries required; experience of Quickbooks Online a plus.

BA/BS in finance, accounting, economics or a related field; MBA is a plus.

Desired Experience

Experience using SQL, GitHub, Python, and familiarity with standard data visualization tools i.e. Looker, Sisense a plus.

Fintech experience required, substantial understanding and practice of consumer lending models (underwriting, revenue recognition, payment and collection processes) a strong plus.

Practice of FP&A in a multinational entity (transfer pricing, IFRS/US Gaap, consolidation and tax planning) a plus.

Other Details

Angaza is a for-profit company with headquarters in San Francisco and Nairobi.

Employees receive salary, an equity stake in Angaza, and benefits that include:

– Competitive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, HSA, & FSA

– 401(k) with company match

– Fully paid parental leave

– Flexible scheduling and time off policies

– Knowledge that you’re making a positive impact on the world every day you come to work!

Our Commitment to DEI

At Angaza, we evaluate all candidates on the basis of their ability to meet stated job requirements. We do not discriminate against candidates on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, religion, nationality, or other personal characteristics.

In keeping with our commitment to supporting a safe and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

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