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Senior Finance Analyst

Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

At the click of a button, SafeBoda provides a safe, more convenient, mobile-first transportation platform for Africa’s booming young population. On the high-frequency use of our transportation service, SafeBoda is providing value to consumers, our drivers and passengers, with additional financial services, payments and other on-demand services to keep Africa moving forward. Currently based in Nairobi, Barcelona and Kampala, we are a venture funded company that is already having huge impact on millions of people in East Africa.
What we are looking for
SafeBoda is looking for a Senior Finance Analyst. The ideal candidate will have both business and accounting skills, practical corporate experience and a start-up mentality. They will play a pivotal role supporting the strategic decision making in the organization working for C-level support the international expansion and management of one of Africa’s most exciting tech companies.


  • Working directly with the Management Team, the Senior Finance Analyst will be at the forefront of SafeBoda’s growth and expansion. Responsibilities will include:
  • Working with the CFO on financial and business analysis and modelling;
  • Assisting with corporate governance of the SafeBoda Group including all subsidiaries;
  • Overseeing accounting and audit functions across several countries;
  • Helping to streamline cross-team collaboration for optimal operational efficiency in the organization.

You have:

  • Been there, done that - You spent 5+ years in a top-tier management consultancy, accounting, investment banking or private equity. You learnt a lot but were frustrated by the lack of tangible output.
  • A reputation for getting things done - You are ruthless about the prioritization of goals, strategies and individual tasks. You should be able to create a culture of flawless execution, timely delivery and of a high quality.
  • Number crunching skills - You have a practical understanding of accounting and finance and can analyse the bigger picture but also implement policies and processes quickly and efficiently.
  • A strong academic performance with at a minimum a completed Bachelor/Undergraduate degree with excellent grades.
  • The SafeBoda values - You are passionate about SafeBoda’s impact and culture on a daily basis.
  • Scale with a rapidly growing startup, with lots of opportunity for growth
  • Contribute to our mission and work at our dynamic and fast-paced company
  • Free SafeBoda transport
  • Free lunch every day

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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