MKopa Group Treasury Manager| Kenya or South Africa

Group Treasury Manager


Nairobi, Johannesburg


Full time



Job Summary

As a Treasury Manager, you will play a critical role in managing the financial resources and liquidity of M-KOPA. You will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of treasury operations, including cash management, risk management, investment strategies, and financial reporting. Your expertise will be essential in ensuring the M-KOPA’s financial stability, optimizing cash flow, and mitigating financial risks using best-in-class treasury management systems and processes.

The Treasury Department is responsible for Group cash management, interest rate and FX risk, investment management and treasury-related reporting

Roles and Responsibilities

Cash Management

  • Monitor daily cash balances and ensure sufficient liquidity for operational needs.
  • Forecast cash flow requirements and develop strategies to optimize cash positions.
  • Execute and oversee cash disbursements and receipts efficiently.

Risk Management

  • Identify and assess financial risks, including interest rate, foreign exchange, and credit risk.
  • Develop and implement risk management strategies to minimize exposure.
  • Maintain and manage relationships with financial institutions and counterparties.

Investment Management

  • Develop investment policies and strategies for surplus cash.
  • Evaluate and recommend investment opportunities, such as short-term instruments or longer-term investments.
  • Monitor investment portfolios and track performance against benchmarks.

Financial Reporting

  • Prepare and present accurate and timely treasury reports to senior management and stakeholders.
  • Maintain and analyze treasury-related financial data.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements and disclosures related to treasury activities.

Compliance & Regulations

  • Stay up-to-date with financial regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Ensure adherence to regulatory guidelines in treasury operations.
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors during audits.

Team Management

  • Supervise and develop a small team of treasury professionals, providing guidance and mentorship.
  • Foster a collaborative and high-performing team environment.

Skills Required

  • Proficiency in financial modeling and treasury management software.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy

Experience Required

  • Minimum of [7] years of experience in treasury management or related financial roles.
  • Strong cash management and FX hedging experience in African financial markets
  • Strong existing relationships with banks in our operating markets are a plus
  • Experience managing and building teams

Education Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field (Master’s degree preferred).
  • Professional certification such as Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) is a plus.

M-KOPA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained staff. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

M-KOPA explicitly prohibits the use of Forced or Child Labour and respects the rights of its employees to agree to terms and conditions of employment voluntarily, without coercion, and freely terminate their employment on appropriate notice. M-KOPA shall ensure that its Employees are of legal working age and shall comply with local laws for youth employment or student work, such as internships or apprenticeships. 

M-KOPA does not collect/charge any money as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement. This means that we never ask for ‘recruitment fees’, ‘processing fees’, ‘interview fees’, or any other kind of money in exchange for offer letters or interviews at any time during the hiring process.

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