Green Way Farms Plc Finance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Green Way Farms Plc Finance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Id: 225601

Category: Accounting and Finance

Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa

Career Level: Entry Level (Fresh Graduate)

Employment Type: Full time

Salary:

Job Description

Green Way Farms is currently seeking a professional, high-performance individual to serve as Finance Officer in the company’s Addis Ababa office.

This individual will have the unique opportunity to help shape the future of a young, environmentally and socially-conscious agribusiness in Ethiopia, one of Africa’s most promising economies.

Ideal candidates have experience in administrative positions, possess basic computer skills, and are eager to join and support the Green Way Farms team.

Background

Green Way Farms is a socially-oriented agribusiness that produces organic produce in an environmentally-sustainable, organic manner in conjunction with a network of smallholder farmers.

The company currently operates from its Butajira Production Area with a team of 70 staff and 100+ Partner Farmers. Green Way maintains a facility (the Farmer Service Center) with a cold store, nursery, and packhouse in Butajira, SNNPR. The company exports regularly to Amsterdam, London, and Dubai.

As a young, but growing company, GreenPath will develop new facilities and expand to at least one new production areas in the next 9 months with a vision to become East Africa’s largest organic specialty food company.

This position may have the opportunity to establish and run the company's new nursery site as it expands.

The Senior Staff at the organization are a group of highly talented professionals with experience in Ethiopian export horticulture, and agricultural development sectors, as well as direct experience in the Ethiopian start-up context.

Each member of the team has a passion for improving the lives of smallholder farmers and increasing access to organically and sustainably grown, high-nutritious foods, and is committed to seeing the company realize its core objectives.

Mission of Role

To support the company’s core mission by proactively assisting with and flexibly leading a variety of company logistics, procurement, and administrative support needs, as required.

Responsibilities & Outcomes

GreenPath is a growing startup that requires flexibility and leadership from its team members. As a result, all GreenPath team members are expected to provide active support across departments and initiatives.

In addition to other occasional responsibilities and special projects, the key activities and corresponding outcomes for this role include:

Activities

Outcome

Finance

Lead select financial documentation and invoicing, as needed

  • All company finances are maintained and orderly, payments are made and received on time, and no related task causes delays in operations or prevent completion of activities

    Support bookkeeping and data entry, as needed

  • All company finances are up to date in Peachtree on a weekly basis, and all monthly financial statements are produced within 5 days of the end of the month

    Manage payments and receipt issue, as needed

  • All company finances are maintained and orderly, payments are made and received on time, and no related task causes delays in operations or prevent completion of activities

  • Support the finance team with basic errands and tasks, as needed - including cash collection, payments, invoice delivery, etc.

  • All company finances are maintained and orderly, payments are made and received on time, and no related task causes delays in operations or prevent completion of activities

    Administration

  • Support the administrative team with basic errands and tasks for the Senior Team, as needed - including small purchases, document drop-offs, signature collections, bookings, etc.

  • All company administrative needs are maintained and orderly, payments are made and received on time, and no related task causes delays in operations or prevent completion of activities

    Other

  • Proactively identify and/or execute other support needs, as required

    The Addis team has the timely support it needs to execute the company’s mission; No task related to this position causes delays or prevention of operations being completed on schedule

    Occasionally represent the company to external stakeholders and/or service providers, as requested by Executive Management

    When required to represent the company, external stakeholders view their interactions as professional and positive and interactions result successful outcomes for the company

    Job Requirements

    Required Experiences/Skills

  • Fluency in English and Amharic
  • Undergraduate degree
  • Flexible attitude and willingness to support diversity of activities and functions
  • Demonstrated pro-activity and problem-solving skills
  • Passion for social impact and the Green Way Farms mission

    Preferred Skills

  • Familiar using accounting platforms
    Potential to grow into a larger finance role in the future

    Compensation

  • Compensation will include a monthly salary competitive with local market rates for relevant work

    Reporting

    The position reports to the Finance & Administration Manager

    How to Apply

    To apply please upload your CV and and one-page cover letter explaining why you are particularly interested in and suited for this role.

    Women candidates are highly appreciated.

    Green Way Farms Plc Finance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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