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As a key member of the Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd. Senior Management team, the Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) will assume a strategic role in the overall management of the company. The CFO will have primary responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company. This includes but is not limited to direct responsibility for managing the internal finance function including accounting, cash forecasting, strategic planning and compliance. The CFO also holds overall oversight and management of the IT function across the organisation.
This is a highly commercial role and a great opportunity for a senior finance leader to join a world leading trader of agricultural commodities within a wholly owned subsidiary of our Coffee Trading Division - VOLCAFE. This senior position offers a broad spectrum of opportunity, scope, commercial activity and authority.
Established in 1783, ED&F Man is an employee-owned agricultural commodities merchant with 6,000 people in 60 countries and annual revenue in excess of $8bn. We trade sugar, coffee, molasses, animal feed and pulses.
ED&F Man’s coffee business, Volcafe, is one of the world’s largest traders of arabica and robusta coffees and provides beans for 80 billion cups of coffee each year. Our expertise spans green coffee procurement and preparation, quality control, risk management and logistics.
Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd is the leading coffee procurement and processing company and a member of Volcafe Ltd. which is one of the world’s leading international green coffee trading companies with its head office in Winterthur, Switzerland, operating in over 20 countries globally, in coffee procurement, sustainability, blending and export as well as importing and distribution, and it supplies the world’s major coffee roasters and retail distributors with their green coffee requirements, with significant strategic growth ambitions for the future.
We work in countries that collectively account for over 90% of world production. From single origin micro-lots to mainstream commercial grades and customised blends, we have what it takes to get the right product to our roaster and retail customers – on time, every time. We are also big on sustainability and traceability: our unique farmer outreach programme, known as The Volcafe Way, works directly with coffee growers to train them in best agronomy practice and sound business management.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT
ED&F Man is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. All qualified applicants will receive equal treatment without regard to race, colour, sex, gender, age, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, marital or civil partner status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment (identity, gender expression), genetic information or any characteristic protected by local law. ED&F Man also takes reasonable steps to accommodate applicants with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.