Adminstration and Finance Officer

Website Forest Fruits Limited

Background and overview Forest Fruits Ltd. is Zambia’s leading

Administration & Finance Officer – An internal Administration & Finance role involved with both head office and our rural operating locations. This will be a broad role, responsible for the implementation of various areas of accounting and administrative tasks and will require someone who is detail oriented and with strong organizational skills to prioritize completing deadlines. Knowledge of basic accounting competencies and administration skills is an added advantage. A high-quality Administration and Finance officer should be able to successfully contribute to the organization’s financial and administration efficiency while reporting accurately and maintaining records in a professional manner. For a period of 1 year with the potential for contract extensions.

Opportunity:

We are a dynamic, growing company in the agroforestry sector. We are proudly owned and operated in Zambia over the past 26 years, being a national market leader in our product line. Most of our products are exported globally. Experience in a for-profit company in the agricultural sector is essential.

Your responsibilities are likely to include, but not be limited to:

  • Implement, and track new management reporting with the goal of improving overall performance and efficiency.
  • Work with local logistical staff to ensure proper stocking levels and adherence to inventory systems.
  • Preparing and reviewing budgets regularly.
  • Evaluate internal management systems, procedures, and risks to provide recommendations.
  • Upgrade and maintain company policies and procedures.
  • Develop and manage a risk mitigation program.
  • Be a good steward of company assets and encourage those around you to ensure company assets are not only looked after but are utilized in a manner that is beneficial of the company.
  • Foster a company culture of responsible spending, cost control, and strategic decision making.
  • Answer and attend to queries by employees and clients.
  • Distribute and store correspondence (e.g. letters, emails, and packages) for Lusaka.
  • Arrange travel and accommodations for incoming and outgoing employees.
  • Schedule in-house and external events

Profile:

  • A mature and professional communication style will be essential for frequent collaboration with many areas of the growing organization.
  • Strong time management abilities, diligence, and organizational skills. Adaptable and flexible with an ability to respond to changing work priorities, pressures and demands.
  • Strong understanding & experience in administrative systems & policies and procedure
  • A Diploma/Degree in accounting or similar with 2-4 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Proven work experience as an Administrative Officer, Administrator, or similar role
  • Knowledge and competency in accounting principles.
  • Administration skills.
  • Sound interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and other accounting software

Note: This role will be based in Mwinilunga district.

Candidates from Solwezi, Mwinilunga and Copperbelt are encouraged to apply.

Send your CREDENTIALS with clearly defined referees to the following [email protected]

Deadline for receiving applications is Tuesday 15th April 2024.

To apply for this job email your details to forestfruits.hr@gmail.com


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