Chief Financial Guru in Award-Winning Social Enterprise in Bali, Indonesia 864 views2 applications

East Bali Cashews is looking for a CFG (Chief Financial Guru).
What is a CFG? A CFG is a CFO who is at heart a teacher (Guru in Indonesian!).

What do we mean by that? The finances of our company are not that complex. Your responsibilities will entail those of a regular CFO. But the bulk of your work will be about people. Our 650 employees (including the CEO and COO) are not financial people. You will have the responsibility to educate dozens of teams about what money is and how it works (COGS, P&L, financial strategy, financial performance analysis, monitoring, etc.)… and to ensure this knowledge translates to financial awareness & continuous improvement.

Besides a strong financial background, experience in the FMCG industry will be very helpful although it is not a requirement. You will be required to work in Indonesian language (at least partially). If you do not speak Indonesian, we will cover your language education.

We can promise you a fair salary, but you could make more money elsewhere. You will be rewarded with an adventurous journey and will go home every day knowing that you are contributing to improving the lives of the hundreds of thousands of cashew farmers in Eastern Indonesia (we have only scratched the surface, but are on the very right track).

While we are a social enterprise, we try to stress the ‘enterprise’ part. In order to create real change, we need to be able to scale and pay for that change.

This is why we need you!


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East Bali Cashews is a young and innovative F&B company, with a snack food & cashew nut processing factory in remote Karangasem, one of the poorest regions in Bali, Indonesia. Founded in 2012, we are a vertically integrated business that combines sustainable and eco-friendly business practices with our mission of improving farmer communities' lives and women's empowerment.

We capitalize on Indonesia’s abundance of wonderful agricultural produce combined with the opportunity to process cashews domestically in Bali (rather than shipping the raw cashews overseas for processing, as is traditionally the standard). Our expertise lies in producing unique, better-for-you and farm-direct cashew snacks for the domestic and international retail market.

In combination with a strong for-profit business mindset, we place particular emphasis on delivering functional & sustainable solutions to our farming communities’ economic, education & health challenges. Since the company’s launch, we have created 650+ jobs for the local agricultural community (85% of whom are women), as well as launched a variety of auxiliary projects including an on-site pre-school, an internationally-visited service-learning eco-lodge, 13 village drying centers and a cutting edge community-based cashew plantation in Eastern Indonesia.

Our company’s growth has been fast and the products are successfully being distributed in over 20 countries. With consistent 50+% YoY growth, a new second processing facility under construction, and an abundance of exciting opportunities lying ahead, the journey has just begun.

To apply, please send your CV and motivation to:

In your application, please answer the following questions:

1. What are the most crucial areas of financial management according to your experiences?

2. What is your favorite nut? Why?
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