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Account Payable Intern

Farmerline

Farmerline

Accra, Ghana
Posted on Tuesday, April 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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Details

Job Title

Accounts Payable Intern

Department and Location

Finance, Accra

Incumbent Supervisor

Senior Finance Officer

Suggested start date

June 2024

Length of assignment

Part-time Role

Role Overview

The Finance Officer-Intern (Payables) shall be responsible for managing all the accounts payables function of Farmerline.

Responsibilities

Accounts payables duties

  • Ensure weekly review of all farmer services requests and obtain the necessary approvals before payment.
  • Ensure that all payments fall within the approved budget for 2024.
  • Ensure that all payments have appropriate supporting documentation.
  • Ensure that all project expenses do not exceed implementation budgets.
  • Perform all supplier due diligence to ensure they comply with all company policies.
  • Ensure that all the accounts payables functions have been fully digitized in Mergdata Software.
  • Liaise with the financial controller to ensure that bank advice is received a few hours after payment and shared with the appropriate person.
  • Review of all payment requests to avoid conflict of interest.

Cash payment duties

  • Daily reconciliation of payments (paytime & farmer resource) to Farmer services budgets.
  • Weekly reconciliation of bank accounts including paytime payments.
  • Ensure that any fraud issues determined are reported to the financial controller immediately.

Financial reporting duties

  • Ensure all information needed for month-end reporting is provided on a timely basis.
  • Serve as the main point of contact for external audits on accounts payables and cash payments.
  • Ensure that cycle time for accounts payables is always met.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.


Requirements

  • BSc Degree in Finance and Accounting
  • Prior experience will be an advantage