Country Head of Finance job at Zambia Breweries

Vacancy title:
Country Head of Finance

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: beverages , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Zambia Breweries

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, April 26 2024 

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

Date Posted: Friday, April 12 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The Key Purpose of this role is to continuously drive Country costs to an optimal level through coordinating in a challenging fashion (“open and close the gap”)all financial and performance activities and at the same time being the control custodian of the Country.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:
• Monthly Actuals (reporting/analysis/review):
• Coordinate the actuals reporting process together with ZHQ finance team, BBP and NoCC
• Do control checks, review and adjust actuals if needed in alignment with control
• Accurately report financial performance on a monthly basis (Full P&L)
• Provide actuals review and analysis during monthly deep dive meetings
• Deep dive in all new variance drivers, find root cause and work with the districts on identifying adequate gap closing action plans
• Head up Country month results review with Financial Director, Country Director and Country Logistics Manager
• Managing capex budget and spend
• Work effectively with HQ Finance departments, including Finance NOCC, ZBB and Logistics to deliver enhanced value for the organisation.
• Define and lead the process for Country
• Set and communicate annual plan calendar, milestones and targets to Country
• Monitor annual plan calendar implementation
• Define departmental targets to deliver on 1YP and bottom up for different P&L lines
• Provide the facts and figures for all relevant budget calculations
• Ensure all initiatives are properly embedded in the budget, while avoiding double counting
• Prepare management review presentations Country, respecting ZHQ guidelines, templates and timelines
• Ensure final budget is properly uploaded in all relevant tools (Cognos, SCFD, ZBB, TM1, SAP)
• Support Country with STI target setting and tracking

Corporate governance:
• Sign off and review of monthly stock packs
• Attend 1 Quarterly stock count
• Support Fixed Asset Management
• Support NOCC/Internal Control team with annual CSA audits
• Lead action plan to close the gaps identified in Audits
• Lead monthly Country Audit Committee meeting
• Managing corporate governance and identifying risks, ensuring plans are in place to mitigate these risks and ensuring closure of all audit/risk/IFC findings
• cycle
• Support cash conversion initiatives
• Manage and coordinate internal and external audits
• Manage corporate tax planning and compliance

Key Competencies and Attributes:
• Solid knowledge of accounting and control activities
• Good knowledge of audit, tax and treasury activities
• Excellent technical financial and accounting skills.
• Ability to analyse and interpret financial information.
• Expertise in Project Management

 Minimum Requirements:
• BCom Hons. or CA(SA) or CIMA or MBA Experience
• Minimum of 3 years experience in financial management or similar management experience in FMCG or Beverage industry
• Experience on supporting senior managers on decision making
• Additional Information:
• Band: V
• ZB/ABInBev is an equal opportunity employer, and all appointments will be made in line with ZB/ABInBev employment equity plan and talent requirements. The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/ relevant information as criteria for shortlisting.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: April 26 2024 
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 12-04-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 12-04-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 12-04-2067
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