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Accountant

Farmerline

Farmerline

Accounting & Finance
Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2024

Learn About Farmerline

Farmerline is dedicated to reimagining how the world thinks about and invests in the livelihoods of small-scale farmers. Our mission is to create lasting profits for farmers everywhere. We approach challenges with bold and systemic thinking while maintaining a lean and nimble operation.

Farmerline was founded in 2013, has been a fast growing Agtech company in Africa. The company has raised over $20 million since incorporation. Farmerline’s digital marketplace combines logistics, field agents, farm resources and agribusiness partnerships to support African farmers. We have reached 1.7M farmers by deploying our tools and services through 3,000+ strategic partners across 48 countries.

Impact assessments show that averagely we increase yield by ~2X and $306 increase in net income. Our technology platform Mergdata is licensed or white labelled to development partners, global food traders and governments who use its customisable tools to improve the lives of farmers around the world

We foster a learning organization where you will have the opportunity to apply your ideas and creativity to solve problems on a daily basis. If you are drawn to a dynamic, collaborative culture, set high standards, and tackle challenges with determination and to make a positive impact on millions of lives, Farmerline is the perfect environment for you to thrive.

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Job Title

Accountant

Organization

Farmerline SARL

Department and Location

Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Incumbent Supervisor

Financial Controller

Role Overview

The Accountant will be responsible for delivering accounting and financial reporting services while ensuring strict compliance with internal policies, International Financial Reporting Standards and local legislation.

Responsibilities

Accounting duties

  • Maintain and update data into accounting Software for all payment vouchers and journals.
  • Monthly reconciliation of all bank accounts in accounting software
  • Vet Petty Cash claims and initiate action for payment in line with laid down procedures.
  • Maintain and update records of all accounting transactions with all accounts.
  • Maintain professional relationships with banks, external auditors and other stakeholders in the area of financial management.
  • Provide support to external auditors during annual audit activities
  • Implement the budget of the Finance Department in line with approved guidelines.
  • Prepare variance analysis of revenue and expenditure against approved budget
  • Disburse petty cash/imprest to staff and/pr consultants as assigned
  • Ensure 100% accountability for all funds disbursed
  • Implement approved Accounting/Financial Policies, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), work plans in managing the Finance Department to achieve set targets.
  • Vet payment vouchers and process through the General Ledger for approval/payment.
  • Reconcile balance sheet items and/or General Ledger for review by Superior Officers.
  • Provide support to external auditors during annual audit activities
  • Perform any other duty(s) assigned by superiors

Statutory compliance

  • Prepare and submit taxes and pensions on a monthly basis
  • Ensure 100% compliance with any other statutory compliance
  • Lead tax audits
  • Apply for and obtain tax clearance as and when required

Project reporting

  • Prepare project financial reports on a quarterly basis
  • Ensure that project expenditures meet donor and funder guidelines
  • Lead project financial audits and due diligence

Qualifications and skills

  • A university degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • Three (3) years of relevant working experience
  • Should be fluent in both written and spoken English Language
  • Strong excel knowledge
  • Good understanding of IFRS
  • CV should be in English Language