Management Accountant: Fambidzanai Permaculture (Training) Centre - FPC Deadline: 23 October 2019 Reporting to: Finance & Administration Manager Contract Duration: 6 Months (Renewable) Established in 1988 and headquartered 23km from the Harare city centre along Lomagundi Road, FPC strives to promote agro-ecological solutions for healthy and prosperous communities. It seeks to facilitate and demonstrate relevant skills and knowledge to restore people’s confidence in their ability to produce off-land while still working creatively in harmony with nature. FPC’s development intervention is characterised by skills training, demonstrations of various participatory methodologies while looking out for value chain possibilities, particularly by creating marketing opportunities for organic produce. Its major activities include training of smallholder farmers, youth groups and various development workers, demonstrating sustainable methods of farming for organic enthusiasts including creating ties with communities, sister organizations as well as other agencies that work in the same communities as the centre. FPC is inviting for suitably qualified and experienced persons to submit applications for the above mentioned position that is based at its Head Office in Harare. Essential duties (in brief) Assist in the development of comprehensive annual Finance and Administration plans which are consistent with the organisation’s vision, values and donor contracted deliverables; Assist in the development of centre budgets and the production of consolidated annual budgets and perform periodic forecasting; Account for all the centre’s revenues and costs; Management of the centre’s various Bank Accounts; Post all allocated project and centre transactions into Pastel accounting system; Produce monthly consolidated management accounts including profit and loss accounts, balance sheets, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries; Ensure adherence to internal controls; Prepare for and host institutional audit; Perform Human Resources Management functions; Supervise accounting and administration staff. Education and qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline, is a pre-requisite; Post-graduate diploma like full CIMA, ACCA, ICSA, etc. is an added advantage. Prior work experience At least a year’s proven post-graduate experience in the production of management accounts; At least a year’s experience working with Pastel accounting; Experience in HRM related tasks. Knowledge skills and abilities Good reporting skills; oral and verbal; Strong analytical skills; Knowledge of Microsoft office packages, e-mail, and the internet; Holder of a clean Class 4 driver’s licence.