Easy Solar is a leading distribution company in West Africa, providing financing on high-quality solar products and appliances for those with limited or no access to the conventional grid. Customers can finance their purchase over time by paying in weekly or monthly installments, with the option to pay via cash or mobile money. To date, Easy Solar has reached more than 550,000 people, distributed through our extensive network of +350 agents and outlets across Sierra Leone and Liberia.
About The Role
After five years of operations and extremely rapid growth, Easy Solar is entering a new phase of its development and seeking to recruit a highly qualified and motivated CFO. Based in Freetown, Sierra Leone, the ideal candidate will have a very strong financial background, a genuine interest in working for a social enterprise that combines social impact and financial performance, and an exceptional ability to lead, train and motivate a multi-country Finance team. The CFO will be working closely with the board of directors and the leadership team to ensure the financial sustainability of the company.
Highly Desired Skills
Easy Solar enhances the lives of people across West Africa by providing access to solar energy solutions and other transformative durable goods. We make these affordable through a range of flexible financing options, empowered by pay-as-you-go technology, and accessible through an extensive network of agents and shops. As a leading solar company in Sierra Leone and Liberia, we have over 700,000 people using our products since operations launched in 2016. Customers can finance their purchases over time by paying in weekly or monthly installments, with the option to pay via cash or mobile money. Enabled by data-driven consumer finance, a trusted brand built on superior customer service, and an expansive network of 400+ agents and shops going the last mile, our growth is powering and empowering families and businesses across West Africa.
Easy Solar's funders include FMO, Acumen, AfDB, Gaia Impact Fund, MasterCard, and AECF (among others), and is a globally recognized brand, having been featured by Forbes, CNN, BBC, and Bloomberg, and an award from the World Economic Forum as Social Entrepreneurs of the Year in 2019, and Young Entrepreneurs of the Year in 2020 from Forbes Africa.