Chief Finance Officer

Finance · Nairobi, Kenya
Department Finance
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Executive

Are you a finance leader with vision? We are looking for a Chief Finance Officer that will enable our finance team to scale in a period of rapid growth.  

The Company

We are a fast-growing non-profit social enterprise with offices in the Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa,  India, Kenya, and Ethiopia. Triggerise builds digital platforms that motivate users - primarily young women and adolescent girls - to make positive choices. We work together with local communities and use nudges like reminders, discounts and reward points to encourage our users to access and use health products and services. We also support our users in becoming entrepreneurs and adding value to their economies.

All of our Triggerise offices are comfortable, open spaces filled with enthusiastic, international colleagues. Whether you are working from our biggest office in Nairobi, the fast-growing office in Addis, or from home, our people are young and our culture is global and dynamic. Our work environment is fast-paced, informal, and friendly. 

For this position, we will happily accept applicants from any Triggerise location (Portugal, South Africa, Amsterdam, Kenya, Ethiopia, India).

The Job

You will be responsible for Triggerise’s finance and organizational risk strategy. You’ll build and design a finance function that has the infrastructure to efficiently run a global donor funded organisation. You ensure correct financial planning and donor reporting, as well as an optimal cash flow. Your team will grow together with us, it will be your job to prepare it to successfully scale globally.  

You’ll also be responsible for: 

  • Setting a vision and strategy for your department
  • Implementing logical financial processes that support our work. You also make sure they are known and understood within the organisation
  • Leading and developing your team 
  • Spearheading quarterly, half annual and annual financial planning processes.
  • Forecasting and tracking all donor funding based on signed contracts.
  • Optimize the ERP and other internal processes/systems to our future needs.

About You

You are a leader. You have a vision about where your department needs to go and can translate that into an effective strategy. You can gather your global, remote, team behind a common vision and get the best out of them. You have a no-nonsense, non bureaucratic approach to your work but you do make sure that all important details are covered. You can effectively represent Triggerise's best interests with external stakeholders. 


  • Qualified Chartered Accountant / Professional finance qualification 
  • 8+ years of experience in a Senior Finance position 
  • Experience working for a Non-Profit organization

The Rewards

At Triggerise we believe in being open, also when it comes to salaries. The salary bracket for this position, excluding benefits, is R97 400 – R146 200 per month in South Africa, KSH 623 000 – KSH 934 000 per month in Kenya, €5 200 - €7800 in Portugal, €8 400 - €12 600 in the Netherlands. We will offer you a salary in this bracket depending on your level of experience and how it relates to your future colleagues. If you would like to know more about the salaries in our other locations, please contact us. 


In addition to your monthly salary, we offer you:

  • Great secondary benefits 
  • A personal development budget.
  • Unlimited holidays, if you can make it work with your team, you’re good to go.
  • Growth opportunities.
  • A product to help shape as we grow, to leave your mark on how we do things.
  • A vision that we trust that you will do your job without us having to invent unnecessary rules and regulations.

The Details

Interested? Click Apply for This Job! Want more information? Check out our website or contact our Global Recruiter. We only accept applications through the apply links, not by email.

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    Nairobi, Kenya
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