Management accountant

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Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: January 23, 2020
Expiry Date: March 20, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 5
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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Our client a Manufacturer and Distributor of Fast-Moving Consumer Good is looking for a Management Accountant.Job Summary:

Analyzing and presenting financial reports., manage the annual audit process, coordinate the annual budgeting and planning process, manage statutory obligation, work closely with procurement and production departments to Monitor & prepare the relevant management and Cost accounting reports.

Responsibilities

  • Financial Planning and analysis
  • Preparations of timely and accurate monthly/quarterly management reports
  • Perform fixed asset processing to enable reporting and Capital expenditure management
  • Handling statutory deductions and tax payments while observing the stipulated deadline dates of submission, this includes the following taxes, Income tax, VAT, PAYE, Withholding tax, NHIF, NSSF NITA levies etc.
  • Implementation of financial risk management policies of the company, which include insurance of assets and open risks, tax risk management and forex risks.
  • Ensure also that the company working capital is safeguarded by maintaining adequate cash flow.
  • Coordinate both external and internal audits and ensure effective implementation of audit recommendations, making of final accounts.
  • Planning, Studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.
  • Development of pricing models by analyzing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost
  • Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
  • Responsible to check and reconcile manufacturing variances and yields analysis and interpretation of cost variances on a monthly basis
  • Prepare detailed cost reports for manufacturing, identifying key overspends and variances and identifying opportunities of improvements
  • Review and recalculate raw material, finished goods and other base costs and determine impact to business by applying changes.

 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Business Management (Accounting/Finance Option), Economics, or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution
  • Qualified Accountant (CPA (K), ACCA, or equivalent) are a mandatory requirement
  • Be registered with a professional body such as CPA, ACCA.
  • At least 5 years of management accounting with exposure to cost accounting in a busy Manufacturing/FMCG environment.
  • In depth understanding of manufacturing/FMCG processes
  • Demonstrated professional competence and administrative capability as reflected in work performance and results
  • Strong financial and accounting knowledge (IFRS)
  • Statutory understanding (companies act and Tax)
  • Good knowledge of any accounting software e.g SAP.

 

Skills

  • Commercial awareness, with an interest in business and an understanding of how an organisation works and manages resources
  • A high level of numeracy
  • The ability to explain complex financial information in a clear way
  • Professionalism and commitment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • IT proficiency
  • Project management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, with the ability to work with colleagues at all levels including non-finance members of staff
  • Organizational skills with the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.

All applications should be done on or before close of business 20th March on link below:

http://www.reedsafricaconsult.com/upload-cv.html

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted