About Agro Supply Ltd.
Smallholder farmers are feeding the world, but the vast majority live in poverty. At Agro Supply, we believe that farmers can finance themselves out of poverty.
Agro Supply is a for-profit social enterprise based in Uganda East-Africa. We have pioneered a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own funds in high-quality seed, fertilizer, and other agricultural tools to increase their harvest and income by 50-100%. Job Description:
The Finance and Administration Manager (FAM) will manage all financial, and administrative services for Agro Supply and will provide strategic business guidance to further develop Agro Supply as a financially sound organization. The Finance and Administration Manager will provide strategic business planning, supervise/conduct all financial operations, and manage the administrative portfolio for Agro Supply.
Job Title: Finance and Administration Manager
Reports to: CFO.
Responsible for: N/A
Location: Kampala, with frequent travels to the field
Duration: 12 months.
The Finance and Administration Manager (FAM) will manage all financial, and administrative services for Agro Supply Ltd and will provide strategic business guidance to further develop Agro Supply as a financially sound organization. Tasks & Responsibilities:
• Develop and monitor implementation of new accounting controls systems, processes and procedures as well as ensuring maintenance of existing ones
Financial audit preparation and coordination of external audit: Interim and final
Prepare Monthly financial management reports and ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met.
Comply with all statutory tax obligations; PAYE, VAT and NSSF.
Budgeting and preparation of monthly budgetary control reports
Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with IFRS, IAS and company accounting policies
Ensure preparation of monthly bank reconciliations
•Prepare accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and annual financial accounts
Interpret revenue and expenditure trends and explain fluctuations.
Check the correctness of all postings in the system, ensure the subsidiary ledger balances reconcile with the general ledger balances using QuickBooks accounting software
Analyze financial data and advice on implications on business operations and recommend appropriate remedial measures.
The post holder will be expected to have:
• Experience in Using QuickBooks accounting software
Effective written and oral communication skills.
Ability to display initiative.
Ability to work within a team with colleagues from a wide range of professional backgrounds and contribute to the development of team culture and the achievement of common objectives.
Ability to work without supervision and organize own work load and manage time effectively.
Ability to work under pressure, within agreed targets and time scales and deliver quality outcomes.
Ability to promote positively and present Internal Audit to new and existing customers.
Ability to give clear advice, at an operational and strategic level, to members and senior managers and other relevant external parties/organizations e.g. external audit.
The post holder must have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, finance, business administration and other finance related qualification with 2 – 3 years of managing finances in a busy work environment.
Job application procedure
We offer an attractive package commensurate with qualifications and experience. The closing date is 9th August 2019. Email your CV and application letter to firstname.lastname@example.org . Only electronic CV’s will be accepted.