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Director, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)


  • Organization: myAgro
  • Location: Dakar
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Banking and Finance
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: Closed

About the Role:

The Strategic Finance function at myAgro is highly aligned with departments across the organization, partnering with senior leaders in the areas of financial planning, forecasting and strategic analysis. As FP&A Director, you will manage one person and play a key role in driving analytics that guide critical business decisions, providing actionable insights, strategic analysis and accurate forecasts. You will report to the CFO.

You’re an ideal fit for this role if you are: 

  • A hands-on experienced financial leader able to toggle between the speed of a high growth, start-up like environment and the process-oriented rigor required to be a large organization operating at scale.

  • You are data-driven and able to systematically look for improvements across the organization and your own team to work more efficiently. 

  • You are customer service oriented - you are effective at bridging finance & operational leadership to reach common goals. You take pride in understanding the operational model and cadence and work to ensure your team’s work plans are in alignment. 

  • You’re an effective communicator able to work and support various stakeholders from the board, leadership team and donors/lenders.

You Will:

  • Direct all budgeting, forecasting, and reporting functions

  • Create executive and Board-level presentations for Budgets, Forecasts, Actuals vs Targets, and KPI reporting 

  • Manage financial cycles of the organization including driving process and preparing annual budget, quarterly rolling forecasts, and monthly operating reviews

  • Build best-in-class strategic FP&A function and systems, tools and processes to support it 

  • Develop and utilize data-driven analytics, including reports and dashboards, to generate value-added insights and actionable recommendations to drive growth and influence KPIs

  • Partner with accounting and both global and in-country teams business leads  to streamline and improve efficiency in reporting which will drive financial results for the business

  • Support CFO and business unit leadership across myAgro  in developing long-term and short-term financial goals and support long-term strategic planning process for the business 

  • Analyze macro and micro trends and stay informed of strategic growth initiatives to understand their impact to forecasts and long-range financial projections

  • Other tasks as needed and deputy to the CFO

You Have:

  • Undergraduate degree and/or advanced degree, preferably with experience in accounting, finance, business or economics

  • 6+ years of accounting, FP&A, management consulting, or banking experience

  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills, a high level of organization, accuracy and attention to detail

  • Advanced competency with Excel and PowerPoint, with experience manipulating large financial data sets and building financial models

  • Strong interpersonal skills, as well as written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to present financial information in an accessible way to both financial and non-financial audiences

Based in: Dakar or East Coast US with travel to Dakar

Our Benefits:

  • Health insurance (including dental, vision and health coverage)
  • Approximately 4 weeks of paid time off each year
  • Retirement plan contributions
  • Professional development and laptop stipends
  • If Dakar based: Annual flight benefit
  • If remote in the US: Co-working Space stipend
  • The opportunity to make a difference for farmers everyday!


Application Process and Deadline

To apply, submit an application on our website. Include a cover letter (motivation letter) and a resume or CV.  Please submit your application and documents in English. Only shortlisted candidates will contacted by our team.

We encourage you to apply early as we will begin interviews with interesting candidates on a rolling basis. The interview process includes the application form, short virtual interviews and typically a short written assignment or a visit to the field or one of our offices.

myAgro provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, national origin, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, and genetics. myAgro complies with all applicable federal, provincial and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

This vacancy is now closed.