Farm Africa are pleased to be exclusively partnering with Robertson Bell in search of a new Financial Accounting & Reporting Manager to join our team on a permanent basis. Farm Africa works with farmers and communities in eastern Africa to reduce poverty by helping them to increase their incomes by growing and selling more whilst adapting to climate change and protecting the environment.
Reporting to the Head of Finance and managing one Finance Officer, this role will be responsible for ensuring the efficient and accurate processing of financial transactions for our UK operations, in addition to ensuring the integrity of financial information on Farm Africa’s group accounting system. They will manage the inter-country re-charging process and coordinate the month-end process with the countries.
Farm Africa works in DR Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, growing agriculture, protecting the environment and developing businesses in rural areas. We work closely with local communities, who actively participate in all the decisions about our work. Typically, our staff are from the local area, can speak the local language and have a deep understanding of the local context.
Farm Africa has an ambitious strategy and growth plan. To achieve our goals, we need to push boundaries, be creative with new and old solutions, and work flexibly, taking advantage of the most effective solutions with communities, private sector, civil society, and governments. This, in turn, is likely to lead to an increase in organisational complexity and the need for an ambitious, flexible and expert Finance team that can support it.
The successful candidate will have:
This position will be based officially at the head office in central London however flexible working will be on offer with two days a week required in the office. The closing date for applications is 20th November, with first stage interviews taking place the week commencing 27th November.
Applications will be under constant review before the closing date, so please submit your application to our exclusive search agent, Robertson Bell. Apply now to be considered!