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Kilombero Sugar Company Limited (KSC)
Jobs in Tanzania 2019: New Job Vacancies at Kilombero Sugar Company Limited, 2019
Our client, Kilombero Sugar Company Limited (KSCL), an Illovo Sugar Africa Company, is the largest sugar producer in Tanzania. Illovo is strategically positioning its operations to respond to Africa’s increasing sugar consumption growth, forecast to grow by six million tons by 2020. The company has 830 permanent employees and 2,418 seasonal agricultural workers at peak periods.
In line with this strategy, KSCL is looking to recruit dynamic and competent Tanzanians with outstanding integrity and good record of enforcing accountability, to work with the company’s finance business unit to drive, grow and ensure sustainability. KSCL is inviting interested and qualified individuals to apply for the position of Finance Manager Operations and Finance Business Partner, both based in Kilombero Sugar Estate

Position: Finance Business Partner (3 Positions) (Ref No. KSCL/BPAF/10-19)
Job Purpose:
The Business Partner for Agriculture, Factory and Commercial will be responsible for partnering with the relevant function to understand, interpret and translate the function’s strategies in terms of financial cost drivers and value opportunities. The role is also accountable for producing accurate, relevant and timeous management reporting (at function level).

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Bringing financial understanding to a business decision by ensuring alternatives are thoroughly evaluated and the optimum decision taken; using appropriate business tools to support decision-making;
  • Developing a good understanding of the cost drivers and identifying opportunities for optimising profitability and managing costs down;
  • Focusing on streamlining processes and evolving reporting to suit the specific requirements of the business over time;
  • Responsible for managing all accounting control keys within their functions, including detecting and correcting posting errors
  • Accountable for timely and accurate P&L forecasting and budgeting including causals and analysis for the function;
  • Accountable for accurate, timely and insightful management reporting in a standardised format; done quarterly for estimates; and annually for budget:
  • Working closely with the Financial Analyst to give insightful input and commentary on the income statement on monthly basis;
  • Undertaking appropriate benchmarking and market analysis;
  • Performing capital project valuations (IRRs) and posting investment analysis on key capital projects;
  • Reviewing and improving score cards and related processes
  • Formulating and managing Service Level Agreements with required stakeholders
  • Updating goals, regularly tracking performance against these and have frequent discussions (one-on-ones) with direct reports;
  • Supporting and guiding team members in complying with Group processes; policies and procedures and with continuing professional education/ keeping abreast of latest technical skills;
  • Reviewing phasing of all budgets versus actual expenditure and assisting budget holders with queries.

Key Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy or Business Administration or equivalent;
  • Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) or Certified Public Accountant or equivalent;
  • Not less than 3 years relevant working experience.

Key competencies and skills for this position
  • Strong leadership and management skills;
  • Strong business analysis skills to generate insight, add measurable value;
  • Goal-orientated and committed to delivering quality outputs;
  • Strong bias toward customer service excellence;
  • Resilient, ability to cope and thrive under pressure.

Position: Finance Manager Operations (Ref No. KSCL/FMO/10-19)
Job Purpose:
The key objective of the Finance Manager Operations is to provide a high quality, efficient and optimal function for the processing of transactional activities within the finance function, have a deep understanding of transactional processes, strong customer services approach and application of good governance and identify and execute of efficient initiatives across key processes, activities, tools and capabilities.
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Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Compliance with IFRS at all times;
  • Managing, planning, directing and co-ordinating the country’s core finance function. This includes managing of centralised finance resources, transaction volumes; as well as any transactional finance activities;
  • Leading full credit and accounts receivable function for sugar, ENA and sundry debtors;
  • Accountable for internal controls governance;
  • Accountable for internal and external audit process management;
  • Accountable for preparation of annual financial statements for both KSC and IDTL;
  • Effectively implementing Kilombero finance management policies, processes and procedures in the country relating to order to cash; procure to pay; record to report; and hire to retire (payroll);
  • Reviewing monthly reports in order to provide analysis of monthly results;
  • Ensuring a consistent financial risk management approach across all finance functions by performing regular financial risk reviews;
  • Working with relevant Business Process Owners to identify opportunities for new services and capabilities that can be delivered by the Operations Centre;
  • Clearly defining and measuring/tracking KPI’s and driving strong performance by working closely with the heads of each of the Operations transaction teams and centralised Process Owners;
  • Verifying & authorising EFTS payments and invoicing according to the delegation of authority
  • Supporting and guiding team members in complying with Group processes, policies and procedures and with continuing professional education/ keeping abreast of latest technical accounting and reporting requirements
  • Responsible for Stock Management reporting, reporting to stakeholders and resolving queries;
  • Responsible for anti-bribery and corruption reporting.

Key Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy or Business Administration or equivalent;
  • Certified CIMA or member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) or Certified Public Accountant or equivalent;
  • Master’s Degree in business administration in finance, economics and or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized university is an added advantage;
  • Not less than 5 years relevant working experience.
Key competencies and skills for this position
  • Demonstrated track record of effective performance management and developing staff;
  • Effective at driving change and driving teams to achieve results across regions and functions;
  • Goal-orientated and committed to delivering quality outputs;
  • Detailed process and analytical ability;
  • Excellent leadership and management skills;
  • Ability to prioritise, manage complexity and deal with multiple stakeholders.

If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, kindly submit your application with a detailed CV, photocopies of academic certificate, and names of three referees with their contacts, quoting reference number on both the application letter and envelope. For electronic applications, please quote the job reference number on the subject of your email. Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than 04th November 2019.
The Director
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte Consulting Limited
3rd Floor, Aris House
Haile Selassie Road
P.O. Box 1559
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
E-mail: esd@deloitte.co.tz