Posted: Feb 09,2018
Closing: Open until Filled
Location: Kenya
Source: partner

About BURN:

With more than 360,000 units sold since 2013, BURN has revolutionized the clean cooking sector and positioned itself as the leading cookstove company in East Africa. BURN designs and manufactures the jikokoa and Kuniokoa from our state of the art, solar-powered facility—the only one of its kind in Sub Saharan Africa. Our production team consists of 55% women and 72% youth and can produce one stove per minute. These stoves have impacted more than 1.7 million people by collectively reducing fuel costs by $84 million, sick days by 54%, and offsetting 1.5 million tons of CO2 emissions.

Job Overview:

BURN is currently seeking a mission driven candidate to work as a Finance Fellow. 

Basic Function

The Intern will work closely with the senior management team and will report directly to the CFO. The fellow will to develop financial forecasting models, corporate valuation, and participate in preparations for a capital raise and other fundraising

Principal Responsibilities

  1. Financial Forecasts and modelling

Expanding BURN’s current financial model to include:

a)      New products (a commercial stove that burns agricultural waste briquettes and a forced draft woodstove for pay-as-you-go solar companies)

b)      New business opportunities including launching new factories in sub-Saharan Africa (Ghana, DRC and Southern Africa) and sales and marketing in the US/Europe

  1. Debt and Equity Requirements

Working closely with the CFO, the Finance Fellow will develop and implement a plan to raise debt and equity for these new opportunities.

Desired Experience:

The candidate should either hold a Bachelor or Master’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration, or equivalent business experience.  Must be comfortable in a dynamic start-up environment, have excellent excel and IT skills.

Location and Duration:

6- 12-month fellowship in Nairobi, Kenya to begin in early 2018. Fellows receive a stipend of $1,500 per month and housing in a company house. BURN will provide one round trip to cover international transport at the beginning and end of the fellowship.

Application: Send cvs to recruitment.kenya@burnmfg.com

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