Financial Analyst

April 26, 2022

Job Description

Title: Financial Analyst

Reporting to: Head of Finance and Operations

Location: Nairobi


About Food for Education  

Food for Education is an African-led and women-led social enterprise that uses technology, smart operations, and logistics to deliver low-cost, nutritious meals, to improve nutrition and education outcomes.


We currently serve over 33,000 primary school students every day across Nairobi, Kiambu, and Mombasa counties. Parents pay for these meals through a mobile money system linked to Near Field Communication (NFC) wristbands, which the children wear and ‘Tap2Eat’ in under 5 seconds to access their meals.


Our mission is to scale a model that prioritises efficient supply chain management and sustainable sourcing, so we can continue lowering the cost of school meals. Food for Education has served over 7,000,000 meals since 2012, and is expanding to reach at least 1,000,000 public school students in Kenya by 2027.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide financial analytical, forecasting, reporting, and project support to senior management team
  • Prepare monthly reports, which include key accounting and financial results based on analysis performed
  • Initiate the annual and quarterly budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Coordinate with the finance team to review financial information and forecast
  • Establish and evaluate records, statements and profit plans
  • Identify opportunities and provide recommendation for performance improvement across the organisation
  • Maintain knowledge and keep abreast of new financial regulations or policies
  • Develop models that help with organisation wide decision-making
  • Evaluate capital expenditure and asset depreciation

Desired Candidate Profile

  • 2-4 years of relevant experience with a proven track record in a similar role
  • An undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics or any other relevant field.
  • Professional qualification such as CFA/ACCA/CPA is a plus.
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel and financial modelling
  • Outstanding presentation, reporting and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making, and problem solving skills
  • High attention to detail and accuracy is required

If you meet the criteria above send your cv and short cover letter to on or

Job Details

Level : Mid level
Industry : Non Governmental Organization
Salary : Confidential
Experience : 4 Years
Applications : 0
Locality : Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility : Bachelor
Company : Food for educat...
Posted By Food for educat... / 04 May 2022

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