Since 2013, Farmerline has directly helped farmers to improve their productivity and profit in Ghana and also provided technical support to other organizations to do the same. Farmerline started its operations serving 800 farmers in the Ashanti Region of Ghana with information via mobile information services. The company has since grown to reach 341k farmers (directly & through partners).

Farmerline currently offers a complete bundle of services to farmers through direct sales and on credit. We deliver quality farm inputs to remote areas where farmers live and work. We also support farmers by providing financing for farm inputs, education in planting techniques to minimize post-harvest losses and maximize market prices. For the past 7 years, Farmerline has worked closely in partnerships with over 70 agribusinesses, government agencies, development organizations and input manufacturers that are aligned with the vision and strategic goal of creating lasting profit for farmers everywhere. Farmerline works with over 250 young people in a variety of fields, from finance to engineering, to field operations. These ambitious young people have been the main drivers behind our innovations and growth in the industry.

Job Title : Senior Finance Officer (Farmer Services)

Organisation

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Farmerline Limited

Department : Finance Department

Location : Kumasi

Role Overview

Senior finance Officer (Farmer Services) shall be responsible for managing the entire Farmer Services process from sales to inventory with the exception of accounts payables

 

Responsibilities

Accounts Receivable duties

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  • Recommend prices for all inputs in line with targeted margins and keep official records of all price changes
  • Monitor/track sales on a daily/weekly/monthly basis (by location and by agent)
  • Monitor credit sales and recovery of loans by agents. Advise on ways of maximising loan recovery
  • Reconcile cash received from agents against sales recorded
  • Recording of sales summaries into XERO accounting system
  • Assist in forecasting sales demand by location
  • Custodian of sales receipt books
  • Refine/review sales Standard Operating procedures
  • Main point of contact for external audit in areas pertaining to inventory, Farmer services account receivables and farmer services operations
  • Responsible for the reconciliation of bank accounts
  • Lead a finance officer towards the accomplishment of the Farmer services unit goals

Inventory Management

  • Monitor inventory levels regularly
  • Recommends adequate stocking levels
  • Recommends purchasing plan with assistance from Director of Farmer Services
  • Refine/review inventory SOP
  • Negotiate prices for inputs purchase
  • Monthly stock count
  • Reconciliation of stock to general ledger

Financial Analytics

  • Prepare reports on the profitability of the Farmer Services operations
  • Advice management on the operations of Farmer Services
  • Any other duties as may requested by supervisor
Qualification & Requirements
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration
  • ICA/ACCA/CIMA qualification is an added advantage
  • High Computer literacy, which must include good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and google sheets
  • Working experience in the Finance function of a multinational organisation, in a commercial environment
  • Solid understanding and working knowledge of IFRS.
  • Experience in statutory and management reporting.
  • Experience in liaising with auditors
  • Excellent communication ability, development, motivation, leadership, interpersonal skills
  • Uncompromising integrity and ability to maintain a high level of compliance
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure

HOW TO APPLY:

  1. Interested applicants should visit : Farmerline Limited Recruitment Portal
  2. Then read more about the job offer
  3. Then fill the Farmerline Limited Recruitment Form
  4. Then click on the submit button to submit

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