Finance and Administration Manager Career Opportunity – Amatheon Agri

Organisation: Amatheon Agri
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Amatheon Agri
Uganda Ltd is part of Amatheon Agri, a German agribusiness and farming company
developing and operating sustainable agri and food projects in Sub-Saharan
Amatheon aims
to create shareholder value and increased food production through the
development of new large scale agriculture operations, the application of
state-of-the- art farming techniques and vertical integration across the
agricultural value chain.
Job Summary:  The Finance and Administration Manager will steer
and develop an internal team to support the following areas: Finance, Business
Planning and Budgeting, Administration, and IT. The incumbent will have the
unique chance to play a critical role in partnering with the senior leadership
team in strategic decision making and operations as AAU continues to enhance
its quality programming and build capacity.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Financial Management:
Take on the leadership on all financial issues
including reporting, cash flow, forecasting, mentor, supervise and appraises
the finance team
Responsible for developing and implementing all
necessary business policies and accounting practices; improve the finance department’s
overall effectiveness.
Coordinate and steer the annual audit process,
liaise with external auditors and the finance committee of the board of
directors; assess any changes necessary.
Effectively communicate and present the critical
financial matters to the board of directors.
Implements Sage Pastel Evolution ERP system and
trains all Sage usage.
Work closely and transparently with all external
partners including third-party vendors and consultants.
Qualifications, Skills and
The candidate should hold a B.A. from a recognized
professional accounting/ finance qualification such as CPA/ ACCA.
A minimum seven to ten years of overall professional
experience; six years of broad financial and operations management experience.
The ideal candidate should have experience of final
responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and
audit coordination for either a division or significant program area, and has
preferably had operation experience with general business administration
processes (ideally incl. human resources).
Working knowledge accounting and reporting software
and applications of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS),
International Accounting standards (IAS’s), and International Standards on
Auditing (ISA’s).
Computer literacy skills i.e. Proficiency in using
accounting packages like Sage Pastel Evolution
Excellent track record in setting priorities; keen,
analytical, organization and problem solving skills which support and enable
sound decision making.
Excellent communication and relationship building
skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of
internal and external stakeholders.
Willingness to settle in a developing area
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send an application letter and
CV/Resume only and send them via email to: Please
include your salary history and expectation. Do not include your testimonials
at this time.
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