Management Accountant Job – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

Job Title:  Management Accountant

Organisation: Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Finance Manager

About US:

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa is the largest African Coca-Cola Bottler, accounting for 40% of all Coca-Cola volumes on the continent. In Uganda, CCBA is represented by Century Bottling Company Limited and Rwenzori Bottling Company Limited.

Job Summary:  The Management Accountant will provide financial insights for the business to aid in decision-making and performance management, drive the business planning process as well as the month-end and year-end closing processes.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Financial Business Planning

  • Drive the annual cost of sales budgets and overheads and commercial operating expenses.
  • Drive the quarterly cost of sales, overheads, and commercial operating expenses.
  • Drive the mid-monthly business performance projections.
  • Appraise capital projects discounted cash flow.
  • Coordinate commercial finance initiatives.

Financial Performance Management

  • Review production overheads and guide in product mapping for optimal costing.
  • Review landed cost of raw materials to offer guidance to the procurement team in awarding tenders and contracts.
  • Review the actual cost incurred in comparison to contracts awarded.
  • Review Manufacturing OPEX.
  • Weekly review of raw material price variances.
  • Daily review of production variances.
  • Perform OCCDs vetting before onboarding.

Business Reporting

  • Prepare and submit to Finance, HR, and PAC Monthly Financial Performance
  • Prepare the HFM to SAP Monthly Reconciliation
  • Provide insightful commentary on the COS in the Weekly and Monthly Flash reports
  • Compile the monthly OPEX and Flash Commentary Reports
  • Month-end closing for SAP CO module.
  • Responsible for Incidence reconciliation
  • Prepare various schedules for the interim and year-end audits.
  • Monthly inventory revaluation analysis flagging our inconsistencies and supporting inventory year-end audit.
  • Compile and complete financial requirements for the audit committee report.
  • Compile and complete financial requirements for the board pack.
  • Ascertain and report the monthly business risks and opportunities.
  • Contact person for the external stakeholders (e.g. BOU. UBOS, etc.…) in need of financial-related information.

Monitoring Internal Controls and Governance

  • Ensure compliance with the Chart of Authority.
  • Ensure compliance with the Chart of Accounts.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance,
  • Certified CPA /ACCA member
  • At least three to five years of experience in an accounting role of similar nature.
  • Working knowledge of cost control & internal controls – specifically at the manufacturing site level.
  • Experience working on SAP is an added advantage.

Competencies

  • Business Acumen
  • Analytical Skills
  • Technical Skills in Excel and Power-point
  • Leadership
  • Result and Execution Driven
  • Decisive and Risk Pragmatic
  • Resilient and Energetic
  • Customer Focused

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should apply online at the link below.

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Deadline: 24th March 2023

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