BURN is an eclectic group of designers,  builders,  and visionaries who are committed to making  stoves that can transform lives and save forests. Their goal is not just to provide clean burning wood and charcoal stoves but to provide a range of super fuel efficient stoves for the 2 billion people who will inhabit sub Saharan Africa by 2050.

BURN Manufacturing Co. designs, manufactures and distributes aspirational fuel-efficient cooking products that save lives and forests in the developing world.  BURN is the leading cookstove company in sub-Saharan Africa and has revolutionized the global cookstove sector by proving the business case for selling high quality, locally manufactured and unsubsidized cookstoves.

Since 2013, BURN has sold 300,000+  jikokoa™ stoves in East Africa. These stoves have helped 1,500,000+ beneficiaries save $61 million in fuel expenditures and 1,050,156 tons of wood while reducing indoor air pollution by 65%. BURN currently sells ~13,500 stoves per month and are on track to double sales over the next 12 months.

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You, as our ideal VP Finance/CFO candidate, are someone who cares deeply about BURN’s mission. You have deep financial and management expertise and are excited about being hands-on, without getting lost in the weeds. You are a problem-solver, a direct and candid communicator, and a thoughtful change agent. You are a natural manager, able to guide our financial strategy and management while working in a complex, constantly changing and resource-constrained environment. You are able to provide clear, consistent financial leadership to inspire excellence with your team, building a sense of shared values and goals.