Finance Business Partner at Kilombero Sugar | March 2024

March 19, 2024
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Job Description

The successful candidate 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 for the function.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure finance is at the heart of the decision-making process, 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; use appropriate business tools to support decision-making.
  • Focus on streamlining processes and evolving reporting to suit the specific requirements of the business over time.
  • Prepare business cases (IRR) and analyses for all capex projects to ensure viability and subsequent realization of envisaged benefits.
  • Manage strategic discussions with internal customers to make sure that their needs are met, and key pain points are addressed.
  • Accountable for timely and accurate P&L forecasting and budgeting including causals and analysis for your function.
  • Accountable for accurate, timely and insightful management reporting in a standardized format; done quarterly for estimates; and annually for budget.
  • Develop a good understanding of the cost drivers and identify opportunities for optimizing profitability and managing costs down.
  • Formulate and manage Service Level Agreements with required stakeholders.
  • Liaise with budget holders with regards to estimates and other changes and ensure major variances are investigated and propose appropriate corrective actions.
  • Manage the work of Financial Planners and support their career development.
Job Qualification and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in accountancy / Business Administration / Equivalent
  • ACCA / CPA(T) / Equivalent
  • Not less than 5 years relevant working experience

Self – Management and Personal Traits

  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Strong business analysis skills to generate insight, add measurable value.
  • Foster and cultivate business opportunities and partnerships.
  • Exceptional accounting and reporting skills.
  • Goal-orientated and committed to delivering quality outputs.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong bias toward customer service excellence
  • Results driven, bias for action and a passion for excellence.
  • Resilient, ability to cope and thrive under pressure.

Terms of Service: The successful candidate will be engaged on a Permanent Contract.

All interested candidates, who meet the above requirements should apply for the position on or before 31st  March 2024.

Kilombero Sugar Company Limited is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with disability are highly encouraged to apply.