Stock Accountant job at Rijk Zwaan
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Vacancy title:
Stock Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Rijk Zwaan

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, August 25 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Arusha, East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, August 04 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Rijk Zwaan is active worldwide as a vegetable breeding company that focuses on the development of high-quality vegetable varieties for professional growers. Mutual respect, a strong sense of responsibility and a high degree of employee involvement are the important starting points for our company. Rijk Zwaan is active in Tanzania in seed production and breeding support (Rijk Zwaan Q-Sem, in Tengeru Arusha) and in breeding and product development (Rijk Zwaan Afrisem, in Usa River, Arusha). Currently we have more than 500+ employees and as we continue to grow, we have the following vacancies for dedicated diligent Tanzanians:

(b) Job Summary: The Stock accountant has a significant role in the activities of the Stores and Procurement departments related to analysing, reconciliation, stock items (all made financial) and stock levels. S/he will be working with the IBMS system to improve the store item traceability. H/she will have close collaboration with the Stores-, Procurement- and financial department.

(c) Position within the organization: The Stock accountant will be reporting to the Financial Controller. There will also be close collaboration with the Process Optimization Manager.

(d) Qualification: Certified Accountant /CPA and Driving license.

(e) Experience: Minimum 3 – 5 years relevant working experience.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
- Analysing data in the system.
- Conducting inventory checks at all stations.
- Aid in the monthly stock and consumption reports.
- Assisting and compiling the departmental budget and forecast, together with the Warehouse manager.
- Reconciliation of fuel consumption.
- Supervise all store locations and store procedures.
- Creating maintenance items and maintenance categories in the IBMS system.
- Update exchange-rate from Bank of Tanzania on monthly basis.
- Extra contact person between the Stores Manager and Process Optimization Manager.
- Follow up on tasks and projects within the stores department.
- Strategic advice on the stock plan over the various locations in collaboration with the Warehouse manager and Financial Controller.
- Suggest improvements on procedures and take part in procedures related to stocks.
- Advising the Warehouse Manager and Financial Controller on KPI's related to stock: stock turnover, minimum and maximum stock levels.
- In collaboration with the Warehouse managers to set up proper procedures related to stock and stock movements e.g., chemical quantities and fertilizers.
- To identify points of improvement.
- Managing working capital, efficiently and effectively in collaboration with the financial controller and the process optimization manager.
- Close cooperation with the procurement and financial department and other relevant departments.

Personal Requirement
- Critical thinker.
- Honest, trustworthy with high business ethics.
- Affinity with stock management software.
- Good communication skills.
- Reliable and self-motivated.
- Team player.
- Business analytical skills.
- Pro-active and independent.
- Should be well organized.
- Skilled at using (Excel) spread sheets.
- Proficient in the English language.

Scale: Staff salary rank according to Rijk Zwaan Scheme of Services.
Local permanent contract.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please send your application letter with a detailed CV attached with relevant academic certificates to the following Q-sem at  or

To be considered your application must be received by 25th August 2023. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Rijk Zwaan is an equal opportunity company everyone is encouraged to apply.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, August 25 2023
Duty Station: Arusha
Posted: 04-08-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 04-08-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 04-08-2077
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