Senior Analyst at African Entrepreneur Collective

Application Ends: March 30, 2023
Apply Now

Job Description

Reporting to the Financial Reporting Manager, the Senior Analyst is responsible for the preparation of funder and institutional client financial reports as well as other program and internal reports and analyzing company financial performance and industry trends and best practices. Specific responsibilities include:



  • Work with the Financial Reporting Manager in developing and implementing reporting systems and processes that accurately reflect the performance and results of programs, as well as donor contributions and commitments.
  • Prepare detailed reports for internal and external stakeholders, such as donors, program managers, and board members.
  • Collaborating with program managers to ensure that program reporting accurately reflects the goals, objectives, and outcomes of programs.
  • Ensuring that donor reporting accurately reflects contributions and commitments.
  • Work with the company Finance Managers to develop a system of tracking donor reporting timelines, billing and collections and ensure this is done timely.
  • Collaborating with finance staff to ensure that donor requirements are accurately reflected in financial reports and records.
  • Assisting with fundraising and development activities by providing information and support for proposals and other fundraising initiatives.
  • Analyze the historical performance of projects and the company and propose areas of improvement.
  • Analyze the performance of various business segments and advise management.
  • Participate in the preparation of budgets and forecasting of future financial performance
  • Conduct benchmarking and research activities to assess company performance against the industry and advise management. 
  • Participate in the preparation of budgets for proposals.
  • Analyze the best practices and market trends and advise management. 
  • Develop and advise management on the key performance metrics against which the different business segments should be measured.
  • Work on adhoc management reports as required by your supervisor and management.


  • Work with client-facing departments for any support required in the bidding processes.
  • Understand and participate in the funding renewal process for various funders.
  • Work with the Admin & procurement officer to implement the controls relating to the partners’ requirements.

Minimum Qualifications

Successful candidates must navigate fast-paced environments with enthusiasm and incredible attention to detail.   

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field 
  • A minimum of 3 years of work experience in donor financial reporting, data analysis, or other relevant fields. 
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Word, and Excel and skills in using accounting software 
  • Ability to assess risks and exercise reasonable judgment in making decisions.
  • Analytical and reporting skills with the ability to pay attention to details.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work independently with the highest personal integrity, and critical thinking skills.
  • Fluent in English is required, Kinyarwanda and French also preferred.