Apollo Agriculture Senior Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Apollo Agriculture Senior Accountant Jobs in Kenya


About Apollo Agriculture:

  • Apollo Agriculture is the commercial farming platform that helps small-scale farmers maximize their profits. Apollo’s ML-powered credit models and automated operations technology unlock the massive, untapped small-scale farming market, starting in Kenya. With optimized financing, high-quality farm products, and digital advice, Apollo farmers are already more than doubling their farm profitability.

  • Apollo’s team brings together technology, credit and operations experience from The Climate Corporation (acquired for USD $1 Billion), Google, Capital One and One Acre Fund. We value evangelical pursuit of mission with a pragmatic approach, humility in the face of challenge, active discussion of disagreements, and considerate listening.

    About the Role:

  • Apollo is seeking an experienced Senior Accountant.

    Your day-to-day

  • Enter transactions into the accounting system (currently Xero) as required, particularly those related to supplier invoices in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Conduct transactions at banks where Apollo holds accounts.

  • Support the finance assistant in monthly statutory returns including payroll contributions, withholding tax, and VAT, and ensure that returns have been processed and payments have been done on time.

  • Work closely with the auditors and the finance manager during the company-wide annual audit

  • Take part in finance onboarding for new employees and ensure that the financial policies are well understood and adhered to.

  • Preparing team biweekly budget vs actual reports and following up with the team leads for their responses on the variations.

  • Advise the finance manager on areas of process improvement to reduce cost and save time on tasks.

  • Keep up to date with changes in the tax regulations in Kenya.

  • Support the finance manager in completing the month-end tasks for the Apollo consolidated group.

  • Performing other accounting duties and supporting
    junior staff as required or assigned.

    You Have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance.

  • 3+ years of accounting experience.

  • Working knowledge of Kenyan tax laws and IFRS for SMEs.

  • Strong financial analysis skills.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Strong organizational and stress management skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly with Excel.

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize competing demands successfully.

    We:

  • Are a collaborative team of smart and ambitious people who are dedicated to serving our customers.

  • Make magic happen to solve hard problems and always come with solutions when challenges arise.

  • Are comfortable taking risks that can result in radical scale, and understand that failures are opportunities to learn and improve.

  • Are considerate listeners and take the time to deeply understand and seek out ideas from the people around us, even when we disagree.

  • Offer a dynamic environment that fosters talent, collaboration and growth.

  • Take pride in our work and share the responsibility to see it through from conception to deployment.

  • Back up our talk with a competitive compensation and benefits package and challenging projects.

  • Value autonomy, honesty, transparency, and respect.

  • Are excited to hear from you!

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Apollo Agriculture Senior Accountant Jobs in Kenya


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