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Junior Finance Manager

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Full Time

About the Role

We are looking for an energetic self-starter to join our team in the role of Junior Finance Manager. You will work directly with our General Manager to oversee the financial operations of our business. You will monitor the company’s finances and produce financial reports, and you will also work closely with management to develop and implement strategies and plans to achieve the company’s long-term objectives, and also lead and develop members of the finance team. You will use your in-depth analytical skills to help your fellow executives understand the financial health of the organization for improved decision making.

We are seeking a quick-learning individual who is passionate about their professional growth in the field of finance. The ideal candidate is one who aspires to rapidly advance into a senior finance executive role. We are committed to fostering your development through on-the-job training, equipping you with the necessary skills to excel and lead in the area of finance.

Core responsibilities:

Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A): Develop financial plans, including budgeting and forecasting for the short and long term. This involves analyzing financial trends, projecting future revenues and expenses, and making recommendations for the business's financial strategy.

Financial Reporting and Compliance: Prepare accurate monthly and annual financial reports in compliance with accounting standards. Ensuring the company meets all its regulatory obligations and financial reporting requirements.

Strategic Decision Support: Providing financial insights and analysis to support strategic business decisions. This involves working closely with senior management to align financial strategy with overall business objectives.

Cash Flow Management: Ensure adequate cash flow is maintained to meet operational demands and seize investment opportunities. This includes managing working capital efficiently, forecasting cash flow needs, and arranging financing as necessary.

Tax Planning and Compliance: Oversee the company’s tax planning to ensure compliance with tax laws and regulations. This includes strategic planning around tax issues and staying updated on tax law changes.

Relationship Management with Financial Institutions: Maintain and build relationships with banks, lenders, and investors. This includes managing lines of credit, negotiating loan terms, and communicating financial performance.

Team Leadership and Development: Lead and manage one accounting employee (and more as we grow), ensuring they have the necessary skills and resources to perform effectively. This also involves mentoring staff and fostering a culture of continuous improvement and efficiency.

• Overall, contribute to team efforts by achieving related results as needed.

TruLuv is offering an opportunity to be part of a dynamic and diverse team that is committed to developing a business that has a positive impact in the lives of its employees and community. The role is ideal for someone with accounting and finance experience, looking to grow quickly and gain experience in finance management. The right person is self-motivated and comfortable working in a dynamic environment with multiple tasks and activities to support.


Educational Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field is required. A master’s degree (such as an MBA) or professional certifications (like CPA or CMA) is highly desirable.

Professional Experience:

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in financial management roles, complemented by 3+ years in accounting, is desired, particularly with experience in the manufacturing sector and growth-stage companies.

  • Proven track record in financial planning and analysis, budgeting, and forecasting.

  • Experience in preparing financial reports and ensuring compliance with accounting standards and legal requirements.

  • Experience with cash flow management and business financing.

  • Knowledge of cost accounting and experience in cost reduction initiatives.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Fluency in both written and spoken English and Amharic.

  • Good oral, written, and communication/presentation skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to provide actionable insights from financial data.

  • Attention to detail and precision in financial reporting.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • A proactive approach to contributing ideas, feedback, and suggestions.

  • Highly self-motivated and proactive, with a constant pursuit of self-improvement.

  • Integrity and ethical approach to financial management.

  • Alignment with TruLuv values: going above & beyond, being down-to-earth, valuing open communication and being compassionate.

  • We strongly encourage women to apply!

How to Apply

How To Apply- Please send an email to with “Junior Finance Manager” as the email subject line, including as attachments:

1. A cover letter explaining interest in the position. In particular, please answer the question, "what excites you about leading finance for the TruLuv business?"

2. A one-page resume, and

3. Contact details for two references (one who has managed you, the other who is someone you’ve been a leader to).

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

TruLuv Granola considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

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