Job Description/RequirementsKey interactionsInterfaces with; -Internal – Interfaces across Auditors, Supply Chain, Finance, IT, Customer Service, HR, (Master files control) and Brand Building (Result commentaries and evaluations) in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia.External - Regional Contacts, Controllers team and the various finance operational hubsKey AccountabilitiesIntercompanyContact person for all intercompany queries from central team – provides commentary, assists on reconciliation queries, incoming payment clearing, providing details for outgoing payments and mismatch resolutionRaises invoice requests through BMC for all charges out of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Rwanda. We have not had any service invoicing out of Djibouti so farCo-ordinates all IC collections for Kenya’s exports. This involves liaising with treasury to make forex dealsCreation and extension of all IC vendors in East AfricaWorking CapitalProvides frequent updates on WC position to the group for timely action on gaps, focus currently being on stocks. This includes reconciling and providing support for Intercompany mismatchesMonthly reporting of WC actuals and forecast submission to the SA team. WC forecast upload into Ifinance is a quarterly task.RwandaMonth end tasks including bank, AP (accounts payable) and AR (accounts receivable) revaluation.Update of monthly closing rates into SAP. This involves liaising with treasury to get the rates, and update them in the system monthlyTransfer of costs incurred in Rwanda to Kenya. This is a monthly task, has tasks such as calculation of management fees (which means she must liaise with MR team for the month’s Turnover before transferring costs to Kenya)Reconciliation and clearing of payroll accountsPosting of bank statements, reconciling and clearing BOI – works with the Rwanda personBankCountry contact for bank open item queries. Assists CG reconcile judgemental transactions (e.g., offline payroll, monthly statutory submissions), provides bank statements where CG has no accessPosting of payroll CBVs (and these are quite many – payments for exits statutory submissions journal postingsNow prepares and submits closing rates to the CG team for update into SAP (previously used to be done by Janet)3rd party invoicingPreparation of Nairobi garage invoices and follow up of paymentsVerification and clearing of receipts from scrap sales and raw material customers (including Cargil receipts – this is a tea buying customer)Knowledge & SkillQualified AccountantManagement/Financial Accounting experience in an FMCG business.Experience in a multinational company will be ideal.Strong knowledge and practical experience in the application of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word tools.Decision Support and Analytical SkillsPerformance Monitoring and Management of Business Planning ProcessesGood knowledge/hands on of an ERP system- SAP.Accounting graduate & Chartered Accountant.Experience requiredStrong analytical power, complex problem-solving techniquesExcellent Communication and Presentation SkillsWomen and People living with a disability are encouraged to apply.Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.
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