About this Role
Tugende’s ongoing rapid growth requires capital intensive fundraising as well as a strong finance department to support financial reporting, internal analysis and investor relations. Tugende is looking to strengthen the team with a lead Corporate Finance Officer to undertake financial analysis, research, fundraising and investor relations. The Officer will provide data, information and reports for strategic and tactical decision-making processes at Tugende. The key functions for this role will mainly include;
Business Performance analysis and assessing mid to long term funding needs for Tugende.
Presenting a consistent investor value proposition to Tugende’s investment community.
Managing, monitoring and presenting a relevant summary of investor feedback regarding Tugende’s performance to the Senior Management Team.
Research and analysis of relevant market trends and financial
Other Key Responsibilities will include:
Liaise with the CEO and CFO to monitor and evaluate the organization’s short and long-term sources of funds and advice on capital structuring
Assess and monitor project funding requirements/forecasts in line with Tugende’s strategic plans
Coordinate the development of Tugende’s long term financial planning strategies, modelling and monitoring
Ensure compliance with equity and debt holders covenants
Prepare for and participate in fundraising negotiations and managing the onsite and offsite due diligence reviews
Prepare prospectuses for fundraising (capital and debt).
Undertake financial modelling and analysis relating to financing and investing activities
Provide investment advice, tactics and recommendations
Liaise with the CFO to assess and predict financial risks and returns
Monitor the portfolio and associated returns; conduct analysis and provide recommendations on any pricing adjustments, if necessary
Support senior management and other departments (operations, special projects) with analysis, research and information requested for their projects, reports and presentations;
Lead the creation of presentations, and other communication materials for earnings, events, and presentations to investors;
Develop Investor Relations functions including expanding and managing investor targeting and tracking systems
Develop and maintain the Investor Relations section of the Tugende’s external website;
Manage the preparations for all the “road shows”, investor conferences both domestically and internationally, both on-site and off-site;
Coordinate onsite and offsite due diligence with investors, including information requests and logistics
Provide regular feedback to management and other stakeholders on investment/analyst community perceptions of Tugende, their concerns, and investment criteria.
Detailed Skills and Experience requirements
Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint; Excel and PowerPoint
An excellent communicator, passionate educator and strong financial analysis
Prior advanced financial forecasting/modelling and reporting experience
Superior skills with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
Financial modeling experience and understanding of financial statements
Personal Attributes and Abilities:
Ability to communicate and engage externally to represent Tugende and generate investor interest
Ability to partner closely with internal and external stakeholders, providing a dependable presence to move forward complex projects and ideas
Soft skills that align with Tugende core values
The preferred candidate must be willing and ready to embrace our shared values at Tugende as a whole:
We operate with empathy and understanding for everyone(Including; Coach and cheerleader, Dignity, highly approachable, and Exceptional customer experience; prioritize the customer’s experience)
We are solutions-oriented(Including; Courage, Being proactive, Operational excellence, and Follow-through and ownership)
We are always growing(Including; Learning, Innovating and striving to improve, Meritocracy; provides opportunity based on merit)
We have integrity in all decisions(Including; Fair / honest, Good judgment, Critical thinking)
We work as a team(Including; being Humble, Dependable and Supportive)
A Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, Business Administration or other related field
Professional qualification ACCA, CPA or CFA, or MBA/similar (Added advantage)
At least three (3) years’ experience in investment banking or corporate finance environment
Strong financial modelling background in strategic finance and the ability to balance analytical modelling and problem solving with conceptual design, communication and presentation
Professionalism:Maintains professionalism when corresponding with partners/investors. In addition, being Empathetic and personable when dealing with Tugende stakeholders
Positive Attitude:main a mindset of “getting things done” and finding satisfaction in developing sustainable long-term solutions at all times
Flexible and resilient:Willingness to travel, flexible in schedule and work hours, seek direct feedback and see every challenge as opportunity to grow.