Finance Manager & Business Controller – Central Africa Sales Area job at Sandvik

Vacancy title:
Finance Manager & Business Controller – Central Africa Sales Area

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, September 21 2023 

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

Date Posted: Friday, September 08 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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About the job
• Our Company and Culture
• Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a globally recognized leader in supplying equipment, tools, parts, service, and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries. As a business area within the Sandvik Group, we are proud to employ approximately 44,000 people across more than 150 countries.
• Our commitment to sustainability is unwavering, and we conduct business in a responsible and ethical manner. Our core values prioritize safety above all else, and we always operate with consideration for the environment and the communities in which we work. Our commitment to integrity and building relationships based on honesty, respect, and trust is paramount.
• We recognize that our strength lies in diversity, and we are committed to fostering a workplace that values inclusion, fairness, and respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds.
• Join us at Sandvik, where we are dedicated to delivering excellence and innovation in the mining and construction industries.

Key Requirements:
Cost Effectiveness
• Ensure Net Working Capital is effectively managed.
• Analyze financial information
• Identify improvement areas
• Develop action plan
• Execute agreed actions plans
• Report on improvements resulting from action plans
• Develop & execute strategies to improve Networking Capital

Effective Control Measures
• Ensure that risk to Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is contained through putting controls in place and monitoring and correcting deviations
• Act as a business partner and advisor to the business line manager
• Perform profitability analysis (business cases) before any new contracts/contract amendments are entered into thereby ensuring appropriate business opportunities are targeted and pursued, and limiting the risk to Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology of marginal/unprofitable business / business impact analysis
• Make recommendations
• Accountable for and measured on monthly balance sheet and P&L for customer segment
• Produce timely and accurate management reports

Effective Budget
• Ensure that costs are controlled and that deviations from budget are investigated and rectified
• variance analysis, identify issues, develop solutions
• Take remedial action (e.g. alignment of headcount with business demands)
• Responsible for budgeting and forecasting

Project Management
• Manage projects which cut across business areas (e.g. Accounts receivable, service exchange)
• Engage with both the business & customers
• Analyse data
• Develop solutions/action plans for implementation (operational and/or financial)

Your Profile:
• Grade 12 / Equivalent qualification
• BCOM Honours Degree in Finance CIMA (ACMA status)
• 5+ years post-qualification experience with:
• Experience in setting up internal control policies and procedures
• Experience in managing inventory systems, budgets, and forecasts
• Advanced Computer literacy

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

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: Thursday, September 21 2023
Duty Station: Kitwe
Posted: 07-09-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 07-09-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 07-09-2066
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