Full-Time

Startup & High Growth

Movemeback African oppportunity location
  • Lagos Nigeria
  • Tema Ghana

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Description

Jetstream is a technology enabled logistics company that aims to give businesses in emerging markets more control over their global supply chains. Our mission is to leverage technology to create a frictionless cross-border trading experience for businesses in high-growth economies. Our platform is backed by a fulfillment network of third-party customs brokers, freight forwarders, terminal operators, and other logistics providers in each trade corridor we serve, providing a holistic solution for freight forwarders and shippers.

 

Jetstream is looking for a Head of Finance who will manage the development and expansion of the company’s trade finance product; design and implement systems for financial management and reporting; and collaborate across departments and local offices to manage accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll and financial reporting. This position reports into the CEO. You will join one of the most tech-savvy, energetic and collaborative teams in emerging market logistics today; and play a key role in transforming one of the oldest and most important “hidden” industries in the world - supply chain logistics - into a digitally integrated system that works for all stakeholders.


Remote working is possible for this opportunity, although please note that you will be required to spend >25% of your time on the ground in Ghana and Nigeria.

 

 

Role Responsibilities

  • Lead development and implementation of Jetstream Trade Finance, expanding the pilot program to reach a broader range of qualified export borrowers
  • Lead strategic analysis, research, and modeling of Jetstream financials
  • Design and manage the company's financial accounting, monitoring, and reporting systems
  • Support project analysis and validation of the economics of new initiatives
  • Manage day-to-day financial operations (reporting, payroll, invoicing, and other transactions)

Criteria

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance or Accounting; CPA a plus
  • 5+ years of experience of financial analysis in fast-paced and dynamic environments, leveraging accounting software (Xero, Blackline, Zoho Books, Quick Books)
  • Unusual ability to multi-task and synthesize complex data into actionable information
  • Ability to work and effectively communicate with diverse business partners
  • Excellent business judgment, analytical, and decision-making skills
  • Willingness to spend >25% of their time on the ground in Ghana and Nigeria

Benefits

  • Competitive base salary and bonus, commensurate with experience
  • Private health insurance
  • Remote work options

About Jetstream Africa

Jetstream is a technology enabled logistics company that aims to give businesses in emerging markets more control over their global supply chains. Our mission is to leverage technology to create a frictionless cross-border trading experience for businesses in high-growth economies. Our platform is backed by a fulfillment network of third-party customs brokers, freight forwarders, terminal operators, and other logistics providers in each trade corridor we serve, providing a holistic solution for freight forwarders and shippers.