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Investment Controller Job in Vacancy

Summary: Kinyeti Venture Capital is a private equity investment company offering risk capital to profitable private sector enterprises in South Sudan. The company was established in mid-2012 as a joint venture between Norfund and Swedfund. 

We support the SME sector in South Sudan by offering financing of between US$ 50K – 1million in form of loans with equity features, mezzanine financing and equity investments. Bigger deals may be co-financed with the shareholders. 

We also offer Technical Assistance (TA) to investee companies if and when necessary i.e. training, management support, governance, etc and play an active role in following up on investments. 
To support the management of our growing portfolio and to harness the immense investment potential that exists within South Sudan, we are seeking to fill the position of an Investment Controller

The successful candidate will report to the Senior Investment Manager. 

South Sudanese nationals are encouraged to apply.

Job Purpose: You will be responsible for the financial operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of company’s reported financial results and ensure that reported results comply with international financial reporting standards. 

a) Preparation of financial reports, forecast and analysis of Kinyeti Venture Capital.
b) Management of the ESG process including accounting the Technical Assistance Funds
c) Assist the Investment team in post investment portfolio follow up which will entail:
  • Managing financial reporting and analysis of portfolio companies 
  • Evaluation of financial documents and financial controls of portfolio companies
  • Ensure quality control of portfolio management process
  • Assist in managing compliance with ESG covenants and to increase awareness of the issues with a view to helping clients reach international standards.
  • A Bachelors degree or above  in economics, finance, accounting or a related field; professional qualifications related to financing and Private Equity/ Venture investments is desirable
  • Professional qualification such as CPA and CFA are mandatory for this position
  • 2 - 3 years relevant business experience at operative positions in finance and preferable in  private equity/Venture Capital
  • Experience in SME financing is desirable
  • Experience of working in post conflict areas will be an advantage
  • Computer literacy with experience of Microsoft Office Suite and, in particular financial modelling in excel
You will be expected to carry out your duties according to Norfund’s Code of Conduct

How to Apply:
Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client; a detailed CV highlighting relevant deals, and their size, that you have been involved with (without breaching confidentiality);details of current and expected remuneration, your contractual notice period/ earliest availability, a daytime phone contact, email address,  skype address and the names of three professional referees to:

Adept Systems
Management Consultants 
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100


Closing Date:
 Friday 24th October 2014

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications.

Kinyeti Venture Capital Ltd and its founders, Norfund and Swedfund are equal opportunity employers

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