Chief Accountant Job in Burundi (300K)

Job Title: FMCG Chief Accountant – Burundi

Industry: FMCG

Location: Burundi

Salary: 250K – 300K

Our client is a well established soft drinks manufacturer based in Burundi and they seek to hire an experienced and competent Chief Accountant who will be tasked with the supervision and evaluation of day-to-day accounting activities in the company.

He/She will also be responsible for developing and implementing systems for collection, analysis and reporting of information.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department including:accounts payable/receivable, cash receipts, payroll and utilities, budgeting, revenue and expenditure variance analysis and capital assets reconciliations
  • Monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports
  • Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions
  • Assign projects and direct staff to ensure compliance and accuracy
  • Establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions
  • Maintain accounting controls by implementing and recommending policies and procedures
  • Development, implementation and monitoring of financial accounting and related systems. Set and enforce accounting policy, in addition to working with other departments to develop positions on best practices throughout the organization.
  • Prepare financial management reports, including financial planning, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Supervise record-keeping and data processing.
  • Collection of financial and accounting information and the preparation of budgets, reports, forecasts, and consolidated profit and loss reports.
  • Prepare and submit all tax and statutory returns and deductions
  • Review and process expense reports.
  • Negotiate terms with suppliers, manage and communicate with debtors and creditors.
  • Preparation and coordination of the audit process.
  • Prepare asset, liability and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing accounting data.
  • Protect operations by keeping financial data confidential and operate systems to achieve the same
  • Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting data and options.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role preferably in an FMCG environment.
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data
  • Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good leadership skills with the ability to direct and supervise
  • Excellent communication skills

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (FMCG Chief Accountant – Burundi) to before Wednesday 19th June 2019.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted

Accounting and Finance
Updated: June 12, 2019 — 6:46 am