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Finance Controller - Zambia

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #15187
Job Location Zambia
Company Type FMCG
Job Role Finance Controller
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 6
Residence Location Zambia
Gender Not Specified
Nationality SA ID
Degree Master's degree in accounting or equivalent

Job Description

  • Job Status: Job Offer Made

Our client is looking for a Finance Controller to join their team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•            Maintaining inventory to the value of circa R23,4mn at any given moment in time
•            With above stock items and daily movements in stock, daily stock takes to be performed and reconciled with our ERP system (Syspro).
•            Daily cash&bank reconciliations to be done.
•            Sourcing of forex and negotiations with financial service providers on most competitive rates in the market
•            Understanding of transfer pricing policies and repatriation of funds from Zambia to SA
•            Monthly management accounts and consolidation reporting to be done to Africa BU.
•            The building of a strong relationship with the ZRA and corresponding representative on site regarding submitting and payment of excise duties
•            Processing of monthly ZRA returns, submission and reconciliation of returns (VAT, PAYE,Income Tax)
•            Customer relationship of utmost importance and include:

- processing of customer orders & tax invoices once truck loads departing warehouse and risk transferred
- Distribution of monthly statements and reconciliations to ERP system
- Query resolution, incl debit notes, discounts, etc.
•            Supplier engagements and negotiations, with tasks including:
- Processing of operational expenses
- monthly statement reconciliations
- annual price reviews and relationship building

•            Segregation of duties in Zambia relating processing of transactions on ERP System
•            Internal audit requirement for strong financial resource from a financial control perspective

Key Skills
• Good communication skills.
• Strong leadership qualities.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Sound knowledge of accounting fundamentals.
• Auditing experience.
• Compliance oriented.
• Proficiency in accounting software.
• Analytical skills.

  • Job Role: Finance Controller
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

6 Years of Experience
Bcom Accounting  (CIMA – Advantageous)   3- 5 year  in a similar role FMCG experience essential Syspro experience (or similar ERP system experience)

Additional Requirements

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