Application Deadline: 28 September 2018
How to apply: Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your CV/resume and brief cover letter or email introducing yourself with the subject line: Controller
Location: Kigali, Rwanda
Start Date: As Soon As Possible
About the Company
Kumwe Freight is an MIT-founded, logistics start-up based in Kigali, Rwanda. Our mission is to drive the standards in professional, reliable and efficient freight logistics. By infusing trust, reliability, and extreme efficiency into this sector - the unseen backbone of economic growth - our vision is to contribute to real development in the region.
Kumwe is a connected, high-performing team that is looking for a fellow bold and smart teammate to take on the role of Controller. This individual will keep Kumwe running, ensuring Kumwe always has money to operate and we know exactly how it should be used.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Ensures financial controls are respected, and where missing, created
Manages company budgets and cash flow
Provides regular, accurate financial reports
Negotiates and builds relationships with financial institutions
Analyzes financial performance and opportunities to save costs or increase revenues
You love process and rules and to make sure they’re followed
You thoroughly understand cost accounting and finance
You are eager and able to implement new financial software tools
You are able to teach and develop finance/accounting staff
Fluent written and spoken English and Kinyarwanda; Swahili a strong bonus
Kumwe believes everyone should be committed to and share in the success of the company. Compensation will be determined based on candidate qualifications, will include fixed base plus performance commissions.