Finance Associate

Location
Nairobi, Kenya
Salary
30,001 - 45,000
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
11 Jun 2019
Job role
Accountant
Are you looking for rapid professional development in on of Kenya's fastest growing young companies? Victory Farms is recruiting a Finance Associate to lead system creation and drive financial planning, reporting and analysis.
  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years


Job Description

Location: 90% Nairobi 10% Homabay

Reports to: Director of Finance

Start Date: Immediate

This is an opportunity to help shape the development of an organization that aims to be a sustainable leader in large scale aquaculture production. Professionally, you would be joining a business with ever-growing opportunities and responsibilities, providing a profound exposure to hi gh-growth business environment.

Come join us at Victory Farms as a Finance Associate.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Finance Associate's duties and responsibilities will evolve as the business's needs grow and evolve, but will generally cover:

  1. Reporting, Analysis, & Budgeting
  2. Creating ongoing business intelligence reporting and evaluating organization through data driven metrics.
  3. Conducting action oriented financial and operational related analysis.
  4. Management reporting, taxation, risk management, financial budgeting process
  5. Special projects (e.g. treasury management, economic analysis, fundraising and investor reporting).
  6. Performing other finance related duties as may be required


Qualifications

  • Proven work experience in a financial (financial analysis, audit) or analytical (consulting, business intelligence, economic research) position with material responsibilities
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field preferred.
  • Minimum three years' experience
  • Excellent user of Microsoft Office Suite products (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong curiosity and capacity to learn, comfort with rapidly learning new computer systems and applications
  • Able to manage and lead teams to ensure appropriate financial processes are being used
  • Ability to analyze financial trends within a company
  • Solid understanding of accounting controls and generally accepted accounting principles
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Proficient user of finance software (Xero, QuickBooks, or finance ERPs)


About Victory Farms

Victory Farms aims to become the leading tilapia farm in Africa over the next 5 years while maintaining the highest environmental and social standards. We endeavor to be the most sustainable tilapia farm in the world, adhering to global standards and best practices, and producing affordable, sustainable protein to feeding millions of people across the Africa.

VF is the fastest growing aquaculture business on the continent and the largest producer of Tilapia in East Africa. The company is rapidly expanding its vertically integrated model: production, processing, and sales & distribution to keep pace with the rapid growth in demand for protein. Victory Farms is employing world-class technologies, people, and processes to build a model for sustainable protein production on the continent. The Company strives for the highest standards in performance, execution, culture, and integrity.

Victory Farms was established on Lake Victoria in 2015 with both on-shore and off-shore facilities. The head office is in Nairobi, and its farm site is in Homa Bay County, and distribution across Kenya. Since inception, Victory Farms has become one of the fastest growing companies in aquaculture globally. In its first eight months of operation, the Company became the largest aquaculture producer in Kenya. Today, it is the largest aquaculture player in East Africa and operates one of largest hatcheries on the continent.

VF's growth trajectory provides enormous opportunity for excited professional to uplift their careers and make an impact within a diverse operation. We recognize the utmost importance which contributions by individuals and teams have to the success of Victory Farms. We work to create a fantastic environment for our employees. An environment where employees to have an opportunity to develop professionally and personally.