Job Summary

In charge of the bookkeeping and accounting functions for Farmerline’s operations (Farmer Services and Corporate services) and assist in other accounting and administrative processes for the organization

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

Farmerline works to reinvent how the world thinks and invests in the lives of small- scale farmers. They are working to help farmers produce and sell food. They are bold and systemic thinkers but operate lean and nimble. Farmerline trains and supports a network of smartphone-empowered field agents to bring vital services and information to farmer’s doorsteps. Products like high quality but affordable fertilizers, fungicides, and seeds. Information services like weather forecast, market prices, financial & nutrition tips. They are building the “Amazon” for farmers where they can access these services and other resources at an affordable price, quality and right in their community.

Job Title: Finance Officer

Job Location: Accra/Kumasi

Job Description

  • Bookkeeping for Corporate Services and Farmer Services transactions (accounts receivables and accounts payable)
  • Prepare scheduled and ad-hoc financial reports for Corporate Services and Farmer Services as required by management
  • Ensure financial policies and procedures are followed by all staff members
  • Process payment requests in an organized manner
  • Make recommendations to management on ways to improve the internal control system
  • Perform various reconciliations: GL accounts, debtors accounts, creditors accounts, agent accounts, loan accounts, and general ledger accounts
  • Monitoring purchasing procedures and periodic checks of stock
  • Manage office petty cash
  • Assist in the general administration of the Accra and/or Kumasi office
  • Attending to all management reporting requirement as and when necessary
  • Managing statutory returns and submission (e.g PAYE, SSNIT)
  • Keep abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation
  • Any other duties assigned by supervisor

Qualification and Requirements

  • Degree in Accounting or advanced stage of a professional accounting qualification (e.g. ACCA, CIMA, ICA etc)
  • At least 2 years of solid working experience that provided exposure to all or most of the above responsibilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Tax processes according to Ghanaian tax laws
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proficient in MS Word and specifically MS Excel
  • A team player who pays attention to detail
  • Detailed understanding and knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

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