Finance Manager(1462 Views)
About Agroindust Inc.
Agroindust, Inc. (AI) was established in 2015 by Investone Corps, Inc. which functions in multidisciplinary areas of investment with offices in Europe, Middle East and the United States, to be a leading player in the fields of investments and services in the agriculture sector of Afghanistan. Since its founding, AI has been striving to operate in the supply chain and agro-processing for selected agricultural and livestock products in the country.
The aim of the Agroindust Inc.’s investments is to contribute to the provision of targeted food supplies, intensifying efforts to implement this ambitious strategy by partnering with governments, companies, international development organizations and communities. AI’s focus is not only on agriculture and livestock production, but extends to investments in supply, agro-processing, storage and handling, so that greater efficiency can be developed in delivery systems and security of supplies for all potential customers. AI’s scope of work also includes provision of consultancy and logistics services to the government development partners.
Finance Manager is mainly responsible for financial planning and financial management at Agroindust. He/she shall manage funds in such a manner as to maximize return on investment while minimizing risk, and also ensuring that an adequate control structure is in place over the transfer and investment of funds. Further, the finance manager engages in financial analysis in such areas as forecasting, budgeting, engaging in cost reduction analysis, and reviewing operational performance.
|Date Posted:||19 Jun 2017||Reference:||1|
|Closing Date:||30 Jun 2017||Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||1||Gender:||Any|
|Functional Area:||Account/Finance||Open Ended:||NO|
|Nationality:||Afghan||Salary Range:||As per company salary scale|
|Contract Type:||Permanent||Years of Experience:||5 Year(s)|
|Contract Duration:||0 Year(s) & 0 Month(s)||Extension Possibility:||No|
|Probation Period:||3 Months|
Duties and Responsibilities
Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures;
Ensure financial policies and procedures are up to date;
Manage outsourced functions;
Oversee the operations of the finance department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives;
Ensure appropriate risk management techniques and financial controls are embedded throughout the company’s financial system at strategic and operational levels;
Manage relationships with the outsourced financial services providers;
Ensure accurate and timely payments;
Provide management, support and development to members within finance department.
Forecast cash flow positions, related borrowing needs, and available funds for investment;
Ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment requirements;
Use hedging to mitigate financial risks related to the interest rates on the company's borrowings (in case hedge fund was included in the capital structure of the company);
Maintain close relationships with funders;
Assist in determining the company's proper capital structure;
Arrange for equity and debt financing (if required);
Provide recommendations on dividend distribution, retained earnings, and similar decisions.
Manage the preparation of the company's budget(s);
Report to senior management on variances from the established budget and the justifications for those variances;
Assist senior management in the formulation of its overall strategic direction;
Assist with financial aspects of projects and business proposals.
Engage in ongoing cost reduction analysis in all projects of the company;
Review the financial performance of competitors and report on key issues to senior management;
Engage in benchmarking studies to establish areas of potential operational improvement;
Interpret the company's financial results to senior management and recommend improvement activities;
Review company bottlenecks and recommend changes to improve the overall level of company throughput;
Participate in target costing activities to create products that meet predetermined price goals;
Compile key business metrics and report them to the senior management;
Manage the capital budgeting process, based on constraint analysis and discounted cash flow analysis;
Create additional analysis and reports as requested by senior management;
Cash flow forecasting.
Travels to Provinces
Require Travels to Provinces
Team building skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Stress and Time management skills
Analysis and writing skills
ACCA certified or Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting. Master’s in relevant fields is highly preferred.
5 years of equivalent experience or progressively responsible experience. Preference will be given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations.
Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential, particularly in regard to presenting the results of analysis.
IT literate with an emphasis on financial-related systems, software, and applications.
Outstanding knowledge of electronic spreadsheets.
Afghanistan - Kabul
Qualified candidates are encourage to send their CV with a cover letter to the below mentioned email no later than June 30, 2017. Please include the name of position & Vacancy No. in the subject line as (Finance Manager- AI-06-2017). No other documents are needed to be submitted unless invited for an interview. Applications receive after the closing date will not be considered.
Please note that early applications are highly encouraged and will be screen on rolling basis.
AI is an equal opportunity employer. All ethnic groups and both genders are urged to apply.
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