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  • Posted: May 3, 2024
    Deadline: May 31, 2024
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    TradeDepot delivers an innovative route-to-market for the leading consumer goods producers in Africa
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    Finance Supervisor

    Who we are:

    TradeDepot is a B2B eCommerce and embedded finance company building the largest digital network of retail outlets in Africa and changing the way FMCG brands distribute products to over 5 million retailers on the continent. Our mission is to be “The SUPPLY PARTNER of Africa’s retail outlets” by leveraging technology to give the retailers what they want, when they want it.


    • Trading Working Capital Management: Manage and be accountable for TradeDepot's trading capital in the Distribution Center (DC) by ensuring that the Working Capital is used for inventory financing.
    • Accounts Receivable Management: Manage the agreed SLA on AR for DSRs by ensuring that all outstanding sales proceeds are deposited same day of load-out.
    • Accounts Payable Management: Manage the agreed SLA on AP for suppliers by tracking and ensuring the DCs Working Capital paid in advance is not tied down with the supplier longer than is necessary.
    • Financial Reporting & Core Accounting: Manage all TradeDepot commerce accounting operations which include: real-time reporting of key financial metrics, daily posting of transactions, Inventory Accounting, Revenue Recognition, Bank reconciliation and preparation of financial reports for the Distribution Centre.
    • Finance Operations: Drive finance alignment with commercial and operations teams to support realization of business and operational objectives and key results.


    • Degree in Finance / Economics.
    • 3 - 5 years of in Trade Finance within a FMCG Distribution trading company or a bank in a reputable commercial bank.
    • Data-driven decision mentality and sound business judgment through strong analytical thinking.
    • Creative solutions driven mindset.
    • You should have high attention to details and the ability to multi-task.

    What We Offer

    • Competitive salary and benefits package.
    • Dynamic and supportive work environment.
    • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
    • Involvement in a diverse range of financial projects and initiatives.

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    Finance Officer

    Job Summary:

    The Finance Officer is responsible for managing and maintaining financial records, preparing financial statements, analyzing financial data, and ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulations. This role plays a crucial part in supporting Trade Depot’s financial health and decision-making processes.


    Financial Reporting:

    • Prepare and analyze financial statements in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
    • Generate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for management and external stakeholders.

    General Ledger Management:

    • Maintain and reconcile the general ledger.
    • Record and classify financial transactions accurately.

    Budgeting and Forecasting:

    • Assist in the development of budgets and forecasts.
    • Monitor budget variances and provide analysis.

    Account Reconciliation:

    • Reconcile bank statements, accounts receivable, and accounts payable.
    • Investigate and resolve discrepancies.


    • Ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations and standards.
    • Assist in the preparation for audits, providing necessary documentation and explanations.

    Financial Analysis:

    • Conduct financial analysis to support strategic decision-making.
    • Provide insights into financial performance and trends.


    • Prepare and file various tax returns.
    • Stay current with changes in tax regulations and ensure compliance.

    Internal Controls:

    • Develop and implement internal controls to safeguard financial assets.
    • Identify and address control weaknesses.

    Software and Systems:

    • Utilize financial software and systems to manage and analyze financial data.
    • Make recommendations for system improvements.


    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
    • Professional certification is often preferred.
    • Previous experience in accounting or finance roles and preparing financial statements.
    • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Proficient in the use of accounting software and Microsoft Excel.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Familiarity with relevant accounting standards and regulations.
    • Ability to adapt to changes in regulations, processes, and technologies.

    What's on Offer?

    • Attractive Salary & Benefits
    • Strong opportunities to progress your career

    Method of Application

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