Management Accountant job at ALAF
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Vacancy title:
Management Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Engineering Services , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
Saturday, September 30 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam, East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, September 18 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The Management Accountant’s responsibilities include:
• Preparation and timely reporting of various management reports
• Analysing of Company performance, books of accounts and highlighting control gaps, if any
• Partnering with the Operations, Sales and other functions within the Company, covering all aspects of management information
• Identifying and reporting on areas of improvement in terms of processes, bookkeeping.
• Preparation of various management reports with accuracy and timeliness – weekly performance reports, monthly flash reports, monthly management reports, quarterly review reports, and quarterly Board reports, among others.
• Liaise with managerial staff and other colleagues in order for smooth and timely availability of inputs required for management reports
• Prepare division wise variable cost analysis, contribution analysis on weekly basis and alert management on any deviations.
• Prepare and analyze product costing – should be able to accurately report these at all times so as to aid management decision making
• Analyze fixed costs against budget and report on variances
• Review division wise cost allocations and escalate any deviations.
• Assist in annual budgeting exercise.
• Assist in Internal audit, statutory annual audit, TRA audit and any other audit
• Prepare relevant input schedules in support of management reports, accurately and timely.
• Prepare and analyze input-output stock reconciliation; liaise with other production heads for reasons of yield and other variances
• Analyze inventory and debtors ageing reports and report on risk areas
• Prepare and report Capex spending, keep track of project costs against budgets, escalate likely deviation to management in time
• Supervise direct reportee’s and ensure timely and accurate inputs are available from them

Business Skills
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, taxation, finance, business or related field.
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Final level CPA, additional certifications like CIMA will be an added advantage.
• Proven experience of 4-6 years as a Public Accountant, out of which at least 2 years should be in management accounting and reporting
• Proven ability to manage teams, build relationships, work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, influence others, and lead initiatives
• The ability to work with SAP ERP.
• Good understanding of accounting standards (IFRS) and tax legislations.
• Advance level proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) is a MUST
• Strong analytical and communication skills.
• Sound problem-solving skills.

Interpersonal Skills
• Ability to work in a team.
• Good leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to properly interpret, apply and make decisions in accordance with the relevant policies.
• High integrity and judgment.
• An ability to generate trust and build alliances with co-workers.
• Ability to work well with the existing management team.
• Adept in developing and maintaining relationship with all stakeholders.
• Go-getter approach.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Saturday, September 30 2023
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam
Posted: 18-09-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 18-09-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 18-09-2077
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