Chief Financial Officer

Posted on March 17th, 2022 | Last day left to apply | 186 views

OkHi is a smart addressing system, enabling 4 billion people to “be included”.

We’re solving a problem affecting half of the world and costing businesses $200bn a year.

Backed by Google and Facebook, we’re a team with Silicon Valley expertise, strong values and a pioneering culture.

We’ve recently raised $3M to prove how smart addressing should work, starting in Nigeria and then scaling to every other emerging market in the world.

We need you! 

OkHi is solving a global problem. We’re growing fast in Nigeria and plan to scale internationally in 2022. This creates a unique opportunity for an experienced CFO to close a significant Series A round, drive the business to profitability and scale internationally.

You are…

  • A CFO with 8+ years of finance experience, including in a growth stage startup
  • Experienced in fundraising having led a business through successful Series A+ rounds
  • Trustworthy so can quickly build realtionships with potential investors and customers
  • A negotiator who finds a way to get what the business needs 
  • Commercial in your approach to optimise pricing, unit economics and revenue
  • Strategic to optimise our corporate and accounting structures
  • Legally proficient in local financial laws to ensure we’re fully compliant
  • Detail orientated to ensure our P&L is accurate and up to date
  • Data driven in your drive for defining and growing our business metrics
  • Self-organised so can handle that there’s always too much to do
  • A skilled communicator who strives for proactive and open dialogue
  • A coach who is energised by managing and growing your team

You will...

  • Own our P&L, driving the business to profitability through growing revenue while minimising costs
  • Forecast our P&L with a financial model and set budgets for the business every quarter
  • Drive fundraising, working with the CEO to prepare and raise our Series A and future rounds
  • Manage investor relations through providing regular investor updates and maximising their impact on the business
  • Optimise pricing through both qualitative and quantitative insights from the market
  • Negotiate deals, collaborating with the CCO to close large enterprise deals
  • Own business dashboards, providing transparency to the team and driving data-driven decisions that will optimise our unit economics
  • Restructure our business entities and accounts to unlock the business for international growth
  • Mitigate risks by auditing and managing the financial risks of the business
  • Manage your internal and external finance team to successfully execute

We are...

  • Purpose driven about our mission - to enable the 4 billion people without a physical address to “be included”
  • Guided by our company values which support us in our daily decision making
  • Be bold - make audacious decisions
  • Be open - build trust by being vulnerable
  • Go lean - increase the speed of learning
  • Grow together - with open feedback and collaboration
  • Enjoy your journey - life is a marathon, not a sprint
  • Excited to work with diverse people to accelerate the growth of the business
  • Backed by world class investors including Google, the co-founder of AirBnb Nate Blecharczyk, and ex-CFO of Google Patrick Pichette

Other Requirements

  • We operate remotely but you need to be working within +/- 3 hours from West Africa Time
  • Ideally you have previous experience working in Nigeria or another emerging market
OkHi is building the next generation address system for Kenya and beyond.
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