Senior Accountant

Full Time
Zambia
Posted 7 months ago

Work Location: Zambia

A key player in Zambia’s agro-processing, manufacturing, and mining sectors. With a diversified portfolio and a commitment to excellence, we are currently seeking a seasoned Senior Accountant to join our executive team and drive the company’s financial strategy and planning.
Job Summary:
As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for overseeing various financial activities to
ensure accuracy, compliance, and efficiency. You will play a critical role in maintaining financial
records, preparing financial reports, and supporting financial decision-making processes. This
position offers an excellent opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of our company.
Key Responsibilities:

  1. Financial Reporting: Prepare, review, and analyze financial statements, including income
    statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements, to provide accurate and timely financial
    information to senior management.
  2. Budgeting and Forecasting: Assist in the development of annual budgets and long-term
    financial forecasts, monitoring actual performance against budget, and providing variance
    analysis.
  3. General Ledger Management: Maintain and reconcile the general ledger accounts, ensuring
    accuracy and compliance with accounting standards and company policies.
  4. Accounts Payable and Receivable: Oversee accounts payable and accounts receivable
    functions, including invoice processing, vendor payments, customer collections, and
    reconciliation.
  5. Tax Compliance: Ensure compliance with all tax regulations, including the preparation and
    submission of tax returns and liaising with tax authorities as necessary.
  6. Audit Support: Coordinate and provide support during internal and external audits, ensuring
    timely and accurate responses to auditor inquiries.
  7. Financial Analysis: Conduct financial analysis, trend analysis, and cost analysis to support
    business decision-making and identify areas for cost optimization.
  8. Cash Management: Manage cash flow by forecasting cash requirements and optimizing cash
    balances to meet the company’s operational needs.
  9. Financial Systems: Assist in the implementation and maintenance of financial systems and
    software to streamline financial processes.
  10. Team Leadership: Supervise and mentor junior accounting staff, providing guidance and
    training to ensure their professional growth and development.
    Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field; – Proven experience as a Senior —Accountant in an FMCG or related industry.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of tax regulations and compliance.
  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Tally ERP Software Knowledge is a must.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
  • Comprehensive benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth within the company.
  • A dynamic and collaborative work environment.
    If you are a highly motivated and experienced Senior Accountant with a passion for the FMCG
    industry, we encourage you to apply. Join us in shaping the financial success of and contribute to
    our continued growth and excellence in the beverage market.

Interested candidates please call us on 9035007003/9845264304/9035302302 or email resume to : placements@beechi.in

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