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Job Summary

Seeking an exceptional analyst with 3 years of finance and project management experience. The analyst will support ad hoc project execution and project management, research and in administrative support for the department.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Entry level
  • Experience Length:3 years

Job Description/Requirements

About One Acre Fund

Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, the farmers we serve harvest 50 per cent more food after working with One Acre Fund. 

To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.

About the Role

We are seeking an analyst with finance and project management experience, and a demonstrated passion for our mission. The Global Financial Advisory Analyst will report to the Head of the Financial Advisory Services (FAS) to advance the departmental priorities aimed at setting up a scalable and efficient FAS team. You will provide leadership and administrative support, and perform ad hoc projects. You will gain insight into the broader finance departments and major organization-wide change projects.


Leadership support

  • Provide thought partnership, draft reports, and support on priority challenges for the leadership team
  • Collate and prepare presentations for senior leadership meetings

Administrative support

  • Prepare and set up the annual FAS communication and engagement plan
  • Coordinate participant logistics, agenda creation and overall plan for team meetings and retreats
  • Organize field visits and initiatives that strive to maintain team cohesion

Manage and collaborate on ad hoc projects

  • Research different topics by collecting qualitative and quantitative information then validate and summarize the findings
  • Prepare responses to project-related queries and help close stalled projects across the department

Career Growth and Development

We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.


Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

  • 3 years of experience in consulting, finance, or financial analysis
  • Solid understanding of using advanced formulas in Excel
  • Logical thinker, with a knack for analysis and solving business problems
  • Plan, prioritize and complete work across multiple projects
  • Internal customer service-centric attitude

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Nairobi, Kenya or Kigali, Rwanda 


Health insurance paid time off 


This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Kenya or Rwanda

Application Deadline

02 May 2023

One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an @oneacrefund.org address. Please report any suspicious communication here (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism are deeply connected to our organization’s mission and purpose. One Acre Fund aspires to build a culture where all staff feel consistently valued, represented, and connected – so that our team can thrive as professionals, and achieve exceptional impact for the farmers we serve.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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