Risk Manager @ Isidore
Founders Factory
5d ago

About Us

Our Mission is to be the pipeline for higher quality food production, processing, and delivery in Africa.

Our platform offers agile technology, access to zero-interest capital, and valuable extension services for agri-businesses to grow.

From small suppliers to large processors, customers trust us to unify their supply chain and expand their reach.

We are proudly backed by Founders Factory Africa.

What we're looking for

You will help to solve analytical problems across the organization and grow profitability by maintaining a keen eye on risk assessment.

You will own and make data-driven decisions to optimize the performance of our portfolio and own our risk strategy.

You must be a reliable, analytical and hard-working individual, interacting with both our internal teams as well as clients.

You are obsessed with numbers, a good communicator, self-motivated, a natural problem solver, and have a passion for fintech.

You are unconventional and relentless in finding out of the box solutions to risk-related problems.

Our ideal candidate will also have or be looking to gain experience working in an African startup - preferably fintech or agritech.


  • Build a robust risk strategy and framework for the company’s financing / on-lending activities
  • Own and drive performance of the lending portfolio, and direction for the company in this regard
  • Conduct thorough analysis of financial statements and assessment of credit requests, including new requests, changed requests, refinancing and due diligence
  • Incorporate dynamic models into the credit risk assessment process to determine effective deployment of capital
  • Present frequent forecasts, reports and recommendations to management and other teams - Operations, Finance
  • Develop and prepare spreadsheets and models to support analysis of new and existing credit applications
  • Build the Risk team to grow alongside the company
  • Confer with credit associations and references to exchange credit information on clients
  • Evaluate the financial status of customers by producing financial ratios
  • Assist customers with information required to build healthy credit scores and improve their risk framework
  • Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in risk, finance, statistics, or other business-related fields
  • 5+ years of strong quantitative experience building statistical models
  • Prior experience in invoice ageing, purchase order analysis is a huge plus
  • Strong proficiency in data analysis tools and / or languages
  • Ability to effectively manage competing deadlines for projects in a high-pressure work environment
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to notice discrepancies in data
  • Impeccable understanding of financial statements, ratios, and concepts
  • Benefits

  • Travel expenses covered
  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity for growth
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