Cost & Grower Accountant – Zambia job at Bayer
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Vacancy title:
Cost & Grower Accountant – Zambia

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
Friday, February 09 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Friday, January 26 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job description
• At Bayer we’re visionaries, driven to solve the world’s toughest challenges and striving for a world where ‘Health for all, Hunger for none’ is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We’re doing it with energy, curiosity, and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities, and redefining ‘impossible’. There are so many reasons to join us. But if you’re hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there’s only one choice.

Role purpose
// Provide accurate financial analysis and ensure that accurate, reliable, and detailed records of costing are maintained.
// Ensure strict internal control & compliance at all the sites.
// Collaborate with Product Supply Finance team members to better deliver on our key KPIs and goals.
// Continue to build safety culture.

Key responsibilities and tasks
// Ensures financial information for our grower clients is timely and accurate prepared
// Processes and prepares accurate operational financial information for grower clients within predetermined deadlines
// Management of Grower Accounting including handling of all A/P communications with vendors/Growers.
// Register all new contracts in SAP, process order creation, Purchase order and batch creation
// Monitoring of signed contract and legal documents and upload on share point: These are Contract, addendums, Vat authorization and Red flag assessments
// Invoicing of License fee: Comparing parental documents received from WH with SAP issue, Collecting GPS ha’s from field managers add on PO and capturing invoices
// Responsible for Payments for Corn business, all contractors linked to process order, trial production payments,
// Growers seed delivery tracking and confirmations in SAP before payments are made
// Reviews Grower Raw Seed receipts within the month and ensure that all are recorded in SAP
// Grower Payment tracking and Cashflow forecasting
// Responsible for Grower accruals, Age analysis and new grower application for Africa
// Oversee and contribute to the preparation of all inventories related information for financial statements (P&Ls, Balance Sheets, Statement of Cash Flows, ROI) and all other reports required by management
// Support Plant Controller on daily, monthly costing activities & analysis
// Share recommendations to seize opportunities or overcome challenges
// Interact and support key business decisions
// Discuss, prepare & execute succession planning and individual development plans

Key Working Relations:
// Direct reports of Plant Controller – Zambia
// All Zambia PS functions, Site Managers, Supply chain, planning and quality
// Finance and Controlling
// Procurement and Safety

Experience, Skills and Qualifications
// Bachelors’ degree in Accounting, Certified Accountant and member of Zambia Professional Accounting body – ZICA
// At least 4 years’ experience in Costing
// Demonstrated experience in product costing and scenario analysis
// Knowledge of product supply processes and related systems
// Dedication, hard work and willing to stretch and achieve more
// Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
// Ability to work effectively in a cross functional/cultural team based and matrix environment.
// Fluent in English
// Agriculture / FMCG / Manufacturing industry experience (advantageous but not a requirement)

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Bayer welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, union membership, religion, family status and pregnancy. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.
• Interested and qualified? Click here to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, February 09 2024
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 26-01-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 26-01-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 26-01-2066
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