Jobs at:EarthEnable Rwanda
Deadline of this Job:
24 December 2020
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa
Date Posted: Friday, December 18, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Who We Are
At EarthEnable, we believe that our clients deserve our very best, that morning high-fives are the best way to start the day, and that the best ideas could come from any part of the company. We celebrate each other’s wins, learn from our setbacks, and are deeply proud of the impact we make every day. We believe that a clean, dust-free floor means more than living in a healthy home. It means pride and dignity in the place our customers most treasure: their homes. Being a part of our team means more than building floors: it means building an organization and building a better future for rural families. .
What We Do
EarthEnable is transforming the way people live, by making homes healthier for families across rural Rwanda. 75% of Rwandans live in homes with dirt floors which are dusty, unsanitary, and fertile breeding grounds for parasites and germs. While replacing a dirt floor with concrete has significant health benefits (e.g. reducing diarrhea by 50% and parasitic infections by 80%), concrete is unaffordable for many who need it.
EarthEnable addresses this pressing and ubiquitous problem by selling high-quality, earthen floors that are 70% cheaper than concrete with 90% less embedded energy. Earthen floors are already prevalent in modern homes in the United States and are composed of natural materials (gravel, clay, sand, and laterite). EarthEnable trains and hires local masons to install the floors which are sealed using a proprietary drying oil that makes them waterproof, strong, and polished. In our first 4 years of operations, EarthEnable has installed over 60,000 square meters of flooring and employed over 100 Rwandese staff (and generated jobs and income for an additional 100 masons).
About the Role
This job is suitable for someone who is looking to gain exposure to all aspects of the financial and credit side of running a business. The candidate must be a strong communicator as they will be liaising just as regularly with senior management as they will with our staff on the ground. This candidate should have an eye for detail as they will be responsible for the information that management ultimately uses to make strategic decisions. The role requires that the candidate is already comfortable using a computer and has good Microsoft Excel skills, and they must be willing to learn as they will need to quickly adapt to using our bespoke systems.
• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field
• Part CPA/ACCA or equivalent qualification will be an added advantage
• At least 4 years of experience in a similar role
Job Education Requirements: Not Specified
Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified
Work Hours: 8