Fenix International is a next-generation energy company. Our mission is to transform our customers’ quality of life through disruptive innovation in energy and financial services. To date, Fenix has sold over 400,000 Solar Home Systems in Uganda and Zambia, bringing clean, reliable power for lights, phones, radios, TV and much more to over 2,000,000 people.
In early 2018, Fenix joined forces with ENGIE, one of the world’s largest energy companies and a leader in the move to renewable, decentralised and digital energy. This has allowed Fenix to make significant commercial investments to accelerate the path to our mission, via new markets – Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Nigeria – and innovative products. Together, Fenix and ENGIE are making universal access to modern energy a reality.
Fenix is looking for an experienced, highly motivated and disciplined Financial Controller with a passion for entrepreneurship, renewable energy, and financial inclusion to join our team. This position is a unique leadership role on the founding leadership team as Fenix enters the Mozambican market.
The Financial Controller will work directly with the Country Lead and entry leadership team to set up the operational finance structures required to get the business off the ground and will be the key stakeholder in setting the Operational Finance department up for scale. The Financial Controller will hire, manage, and direct the Accounting Team and ensure timely and accurate reporting as well implement processes and controls to ensure best practices and adherence to global accounting standards.
Candidates should expect a fast-paced startup culture, and will work closely with the Fenix Global support team to get the Operational Finance department up and running at Fenix Mozambique.
Please note we are only considering candidates who have legal working status in Mozambique for this position at this time, given work permit constraints.
Hands-on setup and management of all operational finance and accounting activities at the Country level:
Manage and oversee accounting activities, including:
Generate both regular and ad hoc insights for action so that Fenix can maintain excellent financial health:
Maintain and further develop internal controls:
Evaluate and engage with advisors as needed
Please submit your resume and cover letter through the job posting at www.fenixintl.com/careers/.
Fenix offers a competitive salary, equity and a fun work environment. We recognize the value of diversity in our workforce, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all candidates who choose to apply, however, only those selected for a further interview will be contacted.