Carry1st London, England, United Kingdom Full-time 2024-03-15

Carry1st is Africa’s leading publisher of mobile games and digital content. Operating at the intersection of games, publishing, and fintech, we scale awesome content in frontier markets by solving hard problems. Across our publishing and Pay1st business lines, we are partnered with top global game companies like Riot Games, Activision, and Stillfront. We are backed by top investors like: a16z, Bitkraft, Google, Konvoy, Riot Games, Sony and Nas.

As FP&A Manager you’ll be responsible for all facets of financial planning, budgeting, forecasting and analysis. The role will be instrumental in steering strategic decision-making processes.  

You will…

  • Taking the lead on the business plan and collaborate with department heads to gather input for budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts for the Group including preparation of analysis and commentary in relation to P&L, Cash flow and KPI’s
  • Support preparation of presentation material for Monthly Financial Reviews and Annual Budgets
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive financial models to forecast company performance and analyse various scenarios
  • Provide business insight and robust challenge to support key business decisions through regular reporting and ad-hoc analysis
  • Partner with the wider finance team to continuously monitor internal processes and provide support to FP&A deliverables as required


What makes you a great candidate?

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in the gaming industry
  • Ability to work autonomously and be flexible in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work effectively in a international team environment


What will it be like to work at Carry1st?

Carry1st is a fast-paced and dynamic place to work. Our team is diverse and global as we operate fully remotely across 25+ countries. At Carry1st, you will have the opportunity to…

  • Build awesome, industry-changing products, every day
  • Grow with a VC-backed startup at the intersection of gaming and fintech
  • Work from anywhere in the world with international teammates
  • Own shares in the Company – enabling you to benefit from the value you create 

Some additional perks…

  • Co-working excursions: Travel to meet your colleagues in cities around the world
  • Awesome equipment: Get everything you need to work effectively 
  • Remote working allowance: Put an additional $600 / year to optimise your WFH experience
  • Learning and development: Attend courses, conferences and training events
  • Social events: Participate in regular company events to relax and connect with teammates
  • Birthday leave: Enjoy a paid day off on your special day  

We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. Join us!

Learn more about Carry1st…

  • Andreessen Horowitz shared why they invested in Carry1st
  • VentureBeat announced that Carry1st has raised $27 million to develop and publish mobile games in Africa
  • Remerge hosted Cordel on a podcast to discuss Carry1st and the African gaming market