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Farm Finance Manager

Reporting To:
 Farm Manager

Basic Function:Experience in working in an Agricultural Farm environment.

Manage the Farm’s funds in such a manner as to maximize return on investment while minimizing risk, and while also ensuring that an adequate control structure is in place over the transfer and investment of funds. 

Financial analysis in forecasting, budgeting and in cost reduction analysis, and reviewing operational performance. Willing to work and live in a remote area in Naivasha, Kenya.

Principal Accountabilities:

Management

  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures.
  • Manage outsourced functions.
  • Oversee the operations of the farm, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives.
Funds Management
  • Forecast the farms cash flow position, related borrowing needs, and available funds for investment.
  • Ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment requirements.
  • Maintain banking relationships.
  • Assist in determining the company's proper capital structure.
  • Arrange for equity and debt financing.
Budgeting
  • Manage the preparation of the company's budget.
  • Report to management on variances from the established budget, and the reasons for those variances.
  • Assist management in the formulation of its overall strategic direction.
Financial Analysis
  • Engage in ongoing cost reduction analyses in all areas of the company
  • Review the performance of competitors and report on key issues to management
  • Engage in benchmarking studies to establish areas of potential operational improvement
  • Interpret the company's financial results to management and recommend improvement activities.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in Finance / Accounting
  • CPA K
  • Relevant Masters degree will be an added advantage
  • Previous work experience in an agricultural farm
  • Willing to work and live in a remote area in Naivasha
  • Proficiency in computer applications;

Qualified Candidates to forward their Updated Resumes to cvs@careerdirections.co.ke

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