Senior Finance Officer – Rutenga, Mwenezi

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Supervisor / Manager
  • Experience 5 Years
  • What we do Government & ParastatalsOther professional services
  • Qualifications Bachelors DegreeProfessional Qualification
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Job Description

The National Biotechnology Authority is a renowned organization operating in the biotechnology sector in Zimbabwe. With a commitment to scientific advancements, the National Biotechnology Authority plays a crucial role in promoting research and innovation in the field.

The National Biotechnology Authority is looking for a Senior Finance Officer who will be responsible for overseeing and managing the financial operations at the Mapfura Plant in Rutenga, Mwenezi.

As a Senior Finance Officer, you will play a vital role in ensuring accurate financial reporting, budgetary control, and cost management. This position offers competitive remuneration and the opportunity to work in a stimulating and collaborative environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for the plant, including the statement of financial position, statement of comprehensive income, and cash flow statement.
  • Provide comprehensive accounting services for the plant, including estimating, costing sheets, budgetary control, and final accounts.
  • Regularly review costs and prices, ensuring that set targets are met.
  • Approve production orders and investigate and explain daily variances.
  • Prepare monthly variance reports and recommend strategies to close performance gaps.
  • Implement cost containment strategies and ensure efficient resource utilization within the business.
  • Monitor the financial information system to provide timely and accurate data for decision-making.
  • Manage fixed assets and ensure proper asset accounting.
  • Reconcile control accounts to maintain accurate financial records.
  • Monitor plant wages and petty cash.
  • Implement stock control measures and oversee inventory management.
  • Analyze financial trends and conduct risk analysis.
  • Assist in the preparation of board reports and packs.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Accounting degree/ACCA/CA/CIS.
  • At least 5 years of proven work experience as a Senior Accountant.
  • Knowledge of business and financial systems/accounting in the manufacturing sector.
  • Proficiency in monitoring financial systems and reconciling accounts.
  • Experience with Pastel software.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Problem-solving attitude with keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Confidentiality.
  • Possession of a clean class four driver’s license.
National Biotechnology Authority (NBA)

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