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Manager: Corporate Finance

Job Description

  • The role is responsible for the end-to-end fundraising efforts across all segments of the balance sheet including equity, corporate debt, structured finance, and working capital finance. You will be charged with managing our existing lender and investor base.  You will also be charged with broadening our investor base by developing strong relationships with the venture capital, private equity, banks and developmental institutions.
  • The goal of the role is to fund the company effectively (ensure liquidity to meet growth ambitions with low cost and flexible capital) and drive innovative financial outcomes. In addition, ensure compliance with funding contracts, compliance reporting, and financial analytics

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Participate in setting the d. light financing strategy and objectives,
  • Accountable for corporate fundraising processes, both equity and debt, work with operational teams to plan and execute major initiatives,
  • Meet capital needs of business through effective raising of debt, equity etc,
  • Proactively identify sources of capital and funding to support d.light’s strategic goals,
  • Optimize the balance structure, balancing risk, cost, and liquidity,
  • Direct, develop and revise financial policies for capital structure, dividends, working capital, treasury operations, foreign currency risk management, interest rate risk management, and insurance risk management,
  • Drive industry leading cost of capital, and flexible financial structures aligned with operational goals,
  • Build Financial partnerships by creating proposals, pitching presentations, and managing due diligence requests stemming from the company’s existing and prospective partners,
  • Manage contracting, registration, and compliance by ensuring that the company meets the requirements of all financing partnerships and identify and develop new partnerships,
  • Playing a leading role in coaching and developing his/her team.


  • MBA qualification in Finance, Business Administration, or related field,
  • 7 years’ experience in Financial services in top tier investment banking environment, preferable in corporate finance or capital markets areas (DCM or ECM),
  • Experience working on the African continent,
  • Experience in capital and debt raising,
  • Capital Management,
  • Knowledge of reporting requirements for debt, capital and other financial instruments,
  • Advanced analytical, organization and interpersonal skills,
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, highly analytical, entrepreneurial environment,
  • Ability to work well independently as well as the ability to work well with stakeholders,
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and ability to work as part of a team,
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including sound presentation skills,
  • Flexibility in resolving issues and addressing changing priorities,
  • Ability to develop strong internal and external relationships,
  • Financial analysis skills and strategic thinking,
  • Attention to detail,
  • Self-motivated.

Head of Risk and Internal Control

Job Description

  • The Head of Risk and Internal Control will be responsible for developing and implementing an integrated and sound enterprise risk management process, policies and procedures including operational and market risk for the entire company. Responsibilities will include ensuring a strong control environment through the development of policies and procedures, ensuring their implementation and monitoring compliance The position will work to foster standardization and consistency across d.light of business processes, risk management and controls. The ideal candidate is a critical thinker with a keen interest in improving an organization’s risk position and control environment. They are organized with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Safeguard the company’s assets through the design, implementation, documentation, assessment and monitoring of the group’s risk and control framework, including policies and key risks to ensure that the group has adequate risk mitigation or controls to prevent loss.
  • Manage the outsourced internal audit function to ensure that scope, coverage and reporting address the assessed risk of the company and company receives value for money.
  • Conduct compliance monitoring reviews and investigations.
  • Formulate policies and procedures to improve controls, compliance and efficiency.
  • Developing the overall enterprise risk management framework for the company including ERM methodologies, risk appetite, risk policies and procedures and risk limits.
  • Coordination and integration with the functional and business heads to align operational practices and parameters with the risk policies and controls.
  • Timely reporting on risk, the control framework and control deficiencies to ensure appropriate communication, documentation, escalation and resolution to business partners, executive committee and the risk and audit committee.
  • Work collaboratively with business and process owners to implement and monitor remediation efforts that result from risk and control assessments, ensuring the effective implementation of corrective action.
  • Standardization and automation: apply and implement best practices for managing risk, controls and deploy innovative technology where possible to enhance and continuously improve the design and operating effectiveness of the controls, documentation, assessment, and review procedures.
  • Engage with internal and external auditors to ensure consideration and resolution of all relevant risks and audit findings.


  • 7+ years experience from a similar position in a multinational group or delivering similar services.
  • Big 4 audit Experience.
  • Minimum degree in business field or analytics acquired from a reputable university.
  • Relevant professional certification is a plus.
  • Strong experience and interest for how technology and systems can support control effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Solid understanding and experience with risk and control frameworks.
  • Strong analytical skills – includes the ability to spot, assess and address risk, materiality and interdependencies and translate it into impact analysis for the financial reporting and recommendations for improvement.
  • Strong communication skills – presenting control and risk matters in an understandable way across various forums and levels of the organization with the right level of detail.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including sound presentation skills.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and ability to work as part of a multi-geographic team.
  • Adaptable to working in a fast paced, ever-changing environment.
  • Striving for continuous improvement and optimization.
  • Ability to work well independently as well as the ability to work well with stakeholders and communicate the benefits of risk and control initiatives.
  • Flexibility in resolving issues and addressing changing priorities.

Platform QA Tester

Job Description

  • As a Platform QA Tester, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the quality and reliability of our ATLAS platform. Your responsibilities will include designing and executing test cases, identifying and reporting defects, collaborating with cross-functional teams to improve product quality, and contributing to the overall success of the ATLAS platform.

Platform QA Tester responsibilities include

  • Review and analyze system specifications.
  • Develop effective strategies and test plans in collaboration with QA Engineers.
  • Run test cases (manually or automatically) and analyze the results.
  • Document and evaluate test results.
  • Detect, log, and report bugs and glitches.
  • Assist with problem resolution.
  • Perform post-release and post-implementation testing.
  • Regression test support.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle.
  • Apply quality engineering principles throughout the Agile product lifecycle.
  • Provide internal support and training.


  • Previous QA testing experience.
  • Experience in Agile frameworks and regression testing desired.
  • High attention to detail and solid analytical skills.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-organized.
  • Trainable and open to continuous learning.
  • Teamwork and collaboration skills.
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