Join our team!

At Emata, we have a brilliant and driven team of developers, product managers, and data scientists.

With us, you get the freedom and responsibility to innovate and create work that makes you stand out.

We continuously invest in your personal development through training and certifications, in addition to offering health insurance, salary loans, flexible "Work from home"- policy, offsites, daily lunches in our office garden, and excellent games of table tennis.

Benefits include

Friendly, hard-working team of professionals
Investment in your professional and personal development
Health insurance, employee shareholder plan, salary loans
Flexible hours and vacation

Open Positions

Financial Controller
Location: Bugolobi, Kampala

Are you passionate about finance and technology? Do you have a strong background in accounting? We are hiring a financial controller and offering you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join the incredible team behind Emata, a Ugandan award-winning fintech venture.

What you would do

Youwill join the team as a full-time Financial Controller. As such, you are responsiblefor our financial accounting, repayment reconciliations, and reporting to ourfunders and investors. Concretely, your responsibilities include:

  • Financial accounting, management reporting, and audits
  • Reconcile business and lending activities
  • Head our repayment team that handles incoming loan repayments and resolve non-repayment issues together with our team and partners
  • Report to funding partners and investors
  • Support the closing of investments and funding deals
  • Contribute to fact-based decision making

You will report directly to the CEO. The position is full-time and located in our beautiful office in Bugolobi, Kampala.

What we are looking for

Weare looking for a down-to-earth and meticulous person with a passion for numbers. In a perfect world you bring the following:

  • 3-5 years of experience in accounting or controlling, ideally with financial institutions
  • Good understanding of credit
  • Meticulous work attitude and high attention to detail
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced tech startup
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Experience with Quickbooks is an advantage
What we offer

We offer a unique opportunity to gain experience in an award-winning venture capital-backed startup in Uganda. Apart from a fun, fast and meaningful working environment, we also offer:  

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent growth opportunities
  • Investment in your personal development through training, courses and certifications
  • Comprehensive benefits package, incl. health insurance, lunch, allowance for airtime and transport, access to salary loans and more

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