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7th September 23
Financial Modelling Consultant
ABOUT AGRI FRONTIER
Agri Frontier is an agri sector impact investment and advisory firm, with offices in Kenya, Nigeria and United Kingdom that specializes in helping to create world class farming and integrated agri businesses across the value chain, with a focus on frontier markets, particularly Africa.
Agri Frontier works with clients to provide innovative solutions to food security, economic and environmental sustainability, delivering impact in challenging environments and provides the following key services within our four divisions:
Corporate & Development Consulting:
- Transaction Services, including investment readiness, due diligence, fund raising, deal negotiation, acquisition, divestment and joint ventures.
- Strategic Development.
- Feasibility, business planning and financial modelling.
- Sustainability, including climate mitigation, adaptation and resilience strategies.
- Agricultural research and policy advisory.
- Market linkages.
Agri Frontier Growth HUB:
Agri Frontier Growth HUB is an accelerator that supports growth stage Agri SMEs across East & West Africa, helping companies to scale, grow and deliver impact. The Agri Growth HUB provides a range of match funded TA/BDS support, including:
- Capacity building support (pre-funding, fund raising and post funding stages).
- Climate and gender baseline evaluation and improvement strategies.
- Investment readiness and fund raising activities.
Agri Frontier Growth FUND:
Agri Frontier Growth FUND is a blended finance impact fund that invests in growth stage Agri SMEs supported by the Agri Frontier Growth HUB.
The growth and success of any organization is driven by its people. Talent Solutions offers a range of services to help identify and grow an organizations human capital.
- Executive search to yield the crème de la crème of candidates within the African Agri space.
- Board services to support and recruit for a credible and solid board of directors.
- Talent strategy helps identify improvements and gaps within your executive and senior team
- Performance management.
Typical clients range from Agri SME to corporate businesses across the agri value chain as well as Impact, Developmental and Private Equity investors. We cover projects across sub-Saharan Africa.
ABOUT THE ROLE
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Financial Modelling Consultant to play a pivotal role in our consulting projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in financial analysis and modelling, with an appreciation of the agribusiness sector. As a Financial Modelling Expert, you will be responsible for developing sophisticated financial models, conducting in-depth financial analysis, and providing actionable insights to our clients. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver comprehensive solutions that drive financial success for our clients.
- Developing and maintaining complex financial models to assess the financial performance, profitability, and feasibility of agribusiness projects and investments.
- Collaborating with cross-functional teams including consultants from Agri Frontier’s Consulting and Growth Hub divisions to deliver integrated solutions for clients.
- Analysing large datasets to identify trends, risks, and opportunities and translate findings into actionable recommendations.
- Conducting scenario analysis and sensitivity testing to assess the impact of various variables on financial outcomes, allowing clients to make informed decisions.
- Collaborating closely with clients to understand their specific financial needs, provide expert advice, and present findings in a clear and concise manner.
- Stay up-to-date with industry trends and market dynamics in the agribusiness sector to provide valuable insights to clients.
- Preparing comprehensive reports and presentations that communicate financial analysis results and recommendations effectively to clients and stakeholders.
The ideal candidate should have the following attributes:
- Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, or a related field (Master’s degree would be an added advantage).
- Proven experience (5+ years) in financial modelling and analysis.
- Strong proficiency in financial modelling software and tools (e.g., Microsoft Excel, other financial modelling software).
- Exceptional quantitative and analytical skills.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced consulting environment.
- Strong attention to detail and problem-solving abilities.
- Knowledge of agribusiness and agricultural economics would be a plus.
How to Apply:
Please send CV to Wandia Musyimi at firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.