Job at Africa Improved Foods (AIF) : Head of Accounting (Deadline: 22 June 2018)
Africa Improved Foods (AIF), is a Public-Private Partnership focused on addressing malnutrition through the production of nutritious, high-quality fortified foods. It is a joint venture involving a number of international organizations: DSM – the largest nutrition company in the world; the World Bank (IFC); the UK Govt (CDC) the Dutch Govt (FMO). The Government of Rwanda, and the World Food Programme.
Our products are intended to address malnutrition among vulnerable population segments such as pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, older infants and young children especially in the first 1,000 days of their life. To this end, we have built a world-class food processing plant in Rwanda – to serve the East Africa region – and are now expanding into Ethiopia.
In as much as we are a commercial, for-profit organization, we also strive to have the maximum social, economic and environmental impact possible on the communities in which we operate. In this respect, we have strong working relationships with reputable NGO’s across the EAC Region.
Our model is to source raw materials from local small-holder farmers, employ, develop and to deploy local talent in the creation and growth of our fortified foods business.
Our Mission is to provide African consumers with high-quality fortified complementary foods that are affordable and available.
Our Vision is to be a trusted Africa-based producer of a range of nutritious foods that are proven to improve health.
Africa Improved Foods Holding Ltd is looking for self-motivated, qualified individuals with the right attitude and a passion for innovation to join our young and energetic team on the position of Head of Accounting.
General Job information
Job title: Head of Accounting
Business Group/ Unit: Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd
Reports to: Senior Financial Controller
Direct reports: Four (4)
Purpose of the job
The Head of Accounting is responsible for all areas relating to accounting and financial reporting. The job holder shall be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. He/she is also responsible for managing the team, ensuring that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner. He/she shall also ensure internal reporting deadlines are adhered to.
Required level of experience
Educational Level and Knowledge
If you believe you meet the above requirements, please submit your application including an application letter, a detailed Curriculum Vitae, telephone contact and email address.
The deadline for receiving applications is Friday 22th June 2018.
Please apply to:
Human Resources Director
Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd
Kigali – Rwanda
E-mail on: [email protected]
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
For more information about Africa Improved Foods, please visit the links below:
Plant Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cm9Hwki-Hj8&t=25s
Nootri Mama TVC – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_NqjXoL5Xw
AIF Launch Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbuK26HmXx8
Amar Ali CNBC Interview – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxrM8uJj3_U