With a vision to feed Africa and cultivate prosperity, Agilis is an agricultural development company based in Uganda. This growth-stage business is striving to counter the structural food deficit that threatens communities across Africa, with inclusive, sustainable and secure growth vital to their promise of development.
Agilis handles and markets staple foods that are sourced from their own production, as well as third-party smallholder producers. They’re currently the largest producer of maize, soybeans and sunflower in Uganda and growing. Agilis’ business operations include farmland investment, sourcing, processing and wholesaling, with a customer base that ranges from animal feed companies to aid organizations and food manufacturers.
Agilis is on a mission to feed Africa’s growing population, empower farmers and generate wealth for stakeholders while building an ecosystem of food production and exchange. Their goal is to create a food system that is regionally-integrated, competitive and profitable while being efficiently-managed, diversified and environmentally sustainable.
You can find more info at http://www.agilis-partners.com/
Responsible for overseeing and managing the organization’s financial goals, Agilis is currently recruiting a Controller to join their team in Uganda. You’ll act as a strategic partner to the Executive Team, tasked with developing and implementing business processes and policies that will improve the financial health of the company.
In addition to leading the Finance Team, you’ll implement risk management strategies and develop financial reports while supporting the Executive Team in financial planning and budgeting. You can expect to be traveling to farms and facilities 3-4 days a week, with housing and a vehicle in Kampala included.
Agilis is after someone with 7+ years of experience in corporate finance, accounting or consulting, as well as management experience in a best-in-class finance organization. You’ll have a passion for developing financial systems and policies from scratch, with excellent computer skills across database and statistics applications. The ability to rise to a challenge and respond to change is essential to thrive in this growth-stage business, as is a strong desire to make an impact in your day-to-day job.
Solve Africa's food deficit problem.
A frontier market agricultural development and investment firm.
The Agilis group of companies includes
- The Joseph Initiative Ltd (www.josephinitiativeltd.com), a grain management and trading firm with core capabilities and infrastructure in rural grain origination, sourcing, primary processing, storage and marketing
- Asili Farms Ltd, a grain and pulse production company in Western Uganda.