Head of Finance

  • Prepare, analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner
  • Update and maintain accounting journals, ledgers, and other records detailing financial business transactions (i.e. disbursements, expense vouchers, receipts, accounts payable) 
  • Drive the company’s financial planning 
  • Ensure reporting conformity with IFRS, GAAP, the company standards, Accounting procedures, and local statutory provisions (CAMA) 
  • Maintain financial security and confidentiality by following internal control procedure(s) 
  • Ensure proper recording of all transactions, new purchases, and disposals
  • Assist with payroll system and payroll-related items 
  • Participate in the preparation, follow-up, review, and reporting of a periodic and annual budget 
  • Manage  cash flow, budget, forecast, and planning process
  • Reconcile bank accounts and customer prepayments. 
  • Reconcile products against vendor statements to ensure coherence.
  • Manage all aspects of accounts receivable, accounts payable, billing, invoicing client bills, etc by ensuring accuracy and proper classification

Key Skills Required


  • 2+ years of work experience in Audit, Finance, or Accounting
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and financial modeling. 
  • Prior capital raising experience 
  • Bachelor’s degree (concentration in accounting or finance) preferred
  • Expert in Microsoft Office (especially Excel); accounting software such as QuickBooks, Xero, NetSuite
  • Comfort in the startup environment and ability to create structure and foundational processes
  • Strong priority and time management skills; strong oral and written communication skills


  • Previous startup experience.
WiSolar is a privately owned green digital utility (GDU) on a mission to provide low-cost, low-carbon, and on demand electricity. The company is transforming the way our world is powered with solar electricity for everyone, by making solar electricity accessible, and just as affordable as your home WiFi. WiSolar has been providing solar financing to homeowners in South Africa since June 2020 in an effort to make solar electricity accessible to consumers across the country and reducing reliance on fossil fuels. Through the app platform, low-cost prepaid solar electricity can be purchased per kWh for lifestyle estate communities, affordable housing communities, and retirement communities across Africa.