Vacancy Announcement

JOB TITLE: Accountant (Responsible for Accounts and Administration)

JOB TYPE: Full-time on contract employment

LOCATION: Thika, Kenya, at Biofarms Limited Facility.

SUPERVISOR/MANAGER: Managing Director or designated Authority


BACKGROUND

Biofarms Limited is a leading horticultural production and marketing company,

specializing in fruits, mainly avocado, mango and passion fruits. We envision to be the

leading dealer and exporter of organic certified Fruits in Kenya. Biofarms prides itself in

quality and reliability, positioning as a supplier of choice in the horticulture export

sector. Please refer to our website www.biofarms.co.ke for further information


PURPOSE OF JOB / POSITION

To purpose of the position is;

1. Financial Management and strategy for the organization – leading the financial

planning process.

2. Management Accounting strategy – costing and tail management

3. Responsibility over overall procurement strategy and policies

4. Administration and legal compliance


MAIN DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Accounts and Administration Officer / Accountant is overall responsible for the

overall financial management of the company in line with company financial policies

and Standard Operating Procedures. She / he will ensure a prudent and sound

financial management of company. Specifically, the following are the principal

accountabilities;

1. Consolidated financial plan based on business plan, annual, 3-year and 5-year

operational plans. Business financing plan.

2. Consolidated KPIs for the organization as part of management accounting

systems and tail management. KPIs reporting templates and systems for the

organization.

3. Consolidated year-end accounts, monthly income statements, cash-flow,

balance sheet, capital expenditure

4. Accounts receivables and accounts payables plan for the organization and age

analysis reports for the same.

5. Asset register for the organization, insurance of assets

6. Procurement policy and plan, including SOPs

7. Legal compliance documentation and licenses including company registration,

tax compliance and reporting.

8. Financial investment decisions based on objective analysis.


SKILLS & EXPERIENCE


Academic Qualifications:

1. Qualified Accountant (with relevant certifications: CPA, ACA, ACCA or CIMA)

Work Experience:

2. At least 4 years’ financial management experience within the fresh produce or

agricultural industry.

3. Strong IT skills, particularly with Excel/Spreadsheets. Strong report writing and

communication skills, with effective and proactive management approach

Core values and Required skills:

4.  Good planning skills, organized and able to meet tight deadlines

5.  Highly reliable, dependable and trustworthy personality,

6.  Client oriented, demonstrated communication skills

7.  Team player and good team management skills


Application

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit a one-page application

cover letter and updated curriculum vitae with 3 professional referees to

hr@biofarms.co.ke. The deadline for application is Friday 9th April 2021. Applications will

be accepted until the position is filled.

Posted

1 week ago

Contacts

+254 723 078 250 | info@biofarms.co.ke | © 2021 biofarms.co.ke

Aviation Centre, Block 43, North Airport Road, Nairobi, Kenya