ZAMBIAN BREWERIES EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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National Breweries Plc is Zambia’s leading producer and distributor Of Traditional African beer. The Company offers opportunities for all to learn, develop and grow, whilst offering challenging career opportunities for lateral or vertical advancement.
We are therefore inviting applications to fill the following vacant position in Lusaka:
Financial Accountant x 1
Contract: Permanent
Reporting to the Finance Director, the chosen candidates will mainly be responsible for the following: –
  • To ensure accurate year end external audit and timely preparation of financial statements through the management of accounts payable, payroll, fixed assets, and treasury sections.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Preparation of year-end financial statements and balance sheet reporting.
  • Manage financial accounting reconciliations and ensure reporting is done.
  • Prepare and manage junior and managers payroll.
  • Prepare and submit overtime and absenteeism reports to all directors
  • Reconcile and manage payments for all suppliers.
  • Bank accounts reconciled daily.
  • Reconcile all sundry debtors’ accounts reconciled monthly.
  • Manage the boarder account to ensure all goods are cleared without account being blocked.
  • Reconcile fixed assets.
  • Prepare pay cost budgets
  • Set and update fixed cost prices for travel, accommodation, and other consumables to allow for accurate budgets.
  • Ensure VAT and WHT are paid every month and all certificates collected.
  • Ensure all payroll statutory payments are paid when due e.g, PAY E, NAPSA, Workman’s compensation and personal levy
  • Ensure the P 18 and P22 forms are submitted for all tax paid in the year.
  • Signatory to all bank accounts.
  • Approve accounts payable, cash book, and payroll cheques and payments.
  • Ensure accruals are properly accounted for as per accounting standards
Management Accountant x 1
Contract: Permanent
Reporting to the Finance Director, the chosen candidates will mainly be responsible for the following: –
To analyze, co-ordinate, and produce management accounting information to management for
decision making purposes
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Management accounting reconciliation of raw material usage, cost sales, sales and stock accounts
  • Ensure financial reporting and analysis of profit and loss accounts and balance sheet are produced monthly
  • Ensure gross margin budgets are consolidated for reporting.
  • Ensure variance analysis of all raw materials purchased in the month are accurately done
  • Ensure monthly stock counts are coordinated and Physical stock quantities valued and compared to General Ledger
  • Ensure year end stock revaluations done
  • Ensure excise manufacturing licences are obtained and renewed annually
  • Compute and ensure all excise payments are done
  • Ensure bank account signatory are done
  • Ensure performance management and training needs are identified and addressed for each team member.
  • Ensure analyses carried out are more complex requiring higher business awareness and understanding of the intricacies of the multiple businesses
Information Technology Manager x 1
Contract: Permanent
Reporting to the Finance Director, the chosen candidates will mainly be responsible for the following:
To provide IT solutions that will maximize processes that enhance productivity to maximize
profitability of the whole group.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Ensure SYSPRO is available and functional at all times
  • Ensure communication is provided through the smooth and consistent exchange of information via e-mail and telephones.
  • To design and provide local area networks and wide area networks
  • Ensure Both plants on line with head office and availability of networks maintained
  • Ensure that recommended software bought and installed and all software in the group is licensed.
  • To provide up-grades as well as anti-virus software
  • Replacement of IT equipment as well as the need for up-grades is determined.
  • Implement performance management.
  • Identified and address training needs for all users of it equipment/systems in liason with the training manager.
Procurement and Supply Chain Manager x 1
Contract: Permanent
Reporting to the Finance Director, the chosen candidates will mainly be responsible for the following:-
To manage the sourcing of quality products at an optimal price from approved suppliers and to ensure compliance with defined systems, processes and procedures relating to the procurement and sourcing of goods and services as advised from time to time.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Development of a sound Procurement Policy for National Breweries Plc (NB), and ensure the policy is kept up-to-date and is adhered to.
  • Ensure that all purchasing is centralized within the Supply Chain Management Department to ensure cost savings are realized for the company
  • Consolidate purchasing to optimize expenses.
  • Ensure that the Company’s Vendor and Tender committees are in place, their mandates are clearly spelt out and operational.
  • Develop and maintain standard Request for Quotations and Invitation to Tenders documents exist
  • Analysis and ranking of quotations and tenders from the supplier using value-for-money considerations
  • Ensures Benchmarking excises occur every year to look for the best supplier, quality, service and price combinations
  • Ensures that suitable suppliers for company’s requirements in terms of capacity, capability, pricing, quality and reliability are identified in order to establish preferred suppliers
  • Ensures that supplier evaluations for financial sound-ness, technical competence, legal and environmental compliance are conducted every year. These include Supplier Audits through the Supplier Partnership Programme (SPP) and Audit protocols.
  • Conducts supplier visits to assessment for supply continuity and address any and all supply issues.
  • Ensures clarity, completeness and sufficiency of purchase order details to ensure proper supply of companys requirements.
  • Ensures that company standard terms of trade are transmitted to suppliers and adhered to.
  • Ensures that all communication of purchase orders, due dates to suppliers is transmitted timorously and delivery dates and ETAS are communicated to internal customers timorously
  • Ensure that adequate specifications for materials & services to be bought from third party suppliers are developed.
  • Ensures development of standard list of materials to be bought as stocked and non-stocked items and devise suitable codification and nomenclature for such.
  • Develop standard Contract and Service Level Agreement documents which can be used in developing all contracts and SLAS within the business
  • Assists the supply chain Director in all contract price negotiations.
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
Interested and eligible persons should forward their applications, qualifications and CV’s no later than Friday, 16th January 2018 to: Email address: kawena.mwansa@zm.sabmiller.com
Only shortlisted candidates who meet the requirements will be communicated to.

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