Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $50,000
Maximum: $70,000



Application Deadline





Purpose of role:

As Chief Financial Officer, you will be a key member of EFTA’s executive committee, leading on the financial operations, planning, treasury, investor relations and risk management of the company. Through ownership and development of the company’s financial model, coupled with a comprehensive knowledge of the lease product, you will forecast and monitor metrics tied to the execution of the company strategy. Alongside the CEO, you will take a lead role in fundraising from both overseas development finance institutions, impact investors and local banks, as well as managing relations with existing debt and equity investors. You will be responsible for considering corporate structure, tax efficiency and regulatory compliance in a Tanzanian context.

Reporting to: Board of Directors, CEO

As CFO, you will be held accountable by the Board of Directors and the Audit and Risk Committee. Direct reports include the Financial Controller, who takes overall responsibility for the day-to-day finance function, alongside development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.




o  Innovative, resilient and enthusiastic self-starter with excellent attention to detail

o  Strong communication, presentation and analytical skills

o  Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

o  Independence and a high level of project ownership

o  Transparent and straightforward in dealing with colleagues and managing stakeholders

Academic qualifications:

o  Degree in finance or related a plus

o  Chartered Accountant / Certified Public Accountant or Chartered Financial Analyst designation, is a plus


o  Five to seven years of experience in accounting / finance, investment analysis, management consulting or a related role

o  Strong relevant experience in the private sector, Big 4 accountancy, management consulting, investment banking, or development finance

o  Advanced financial modelling

o  Experience of using Microsoft NAV is a plus

o  Previous experience working in development finance and/or East Africa is a plus

Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please send an email with the subject "CFO Vacancy" and attach a cover letter and CV.