Environment, Forestry and Agriculture jobs at Zambia Sugar and Other Companies in Zambia

Deadline of this Job: 25 November 2022

This position is in Middle Management and reports to the Finance Manager – Business Support. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing real-time support and analysis to assist the Agriculture Team in decision making.

Accountable for timely monthly management reports, budgets, strategic planning, and forecasts
• Partner with the Agriculture team, providing support to ensure clear accountability and insight into results
• Be a key stakeholder in the decision-making process by bringing rigour to the evaluation and implementation of value-enhancing decisions
• Bring financial understanding to a business decision by ensuring alternatives are thoroughly evaluated and the optimum decision taken
• Review and analyse the financial impact of actual cane harvested to date against planned cane volumes for the year
• Great understanding of key drivers for cane growing and the impact they have on cane volumes
• Review cost dashboards to track costs and financial KPIs. Enhance the line management financial acumen by providing user friendly financial dashboards
• Prepare business cases and analyses for all Capital expenditure (capex) projects to ensure viability and subsequent realisation of envisaged benefits
• Formulate and manage Service Level Agreements with required stakeholders
• Promote and adhere to Group procedures, policies and guidelines, including, without limitation those relating to SHERQ, Competition Law and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC).

Minimum requirements
• Full Grade 12 Certificate (or Equivalent)
• Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy / CIMA / ACCA / CA Zambia or Equivalent
• Minimum of 5 years relevant working experience
• Member of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA)
• Goal-orientated and committed to delivering quality output
• Strong business analysis skills to generate insight
• Exceptional accounting and reporting skills
• Ability to communicate effectively and assertively

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Deadline of this Job: 30 November 2022
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