Job Opportunity at Rentokil Initial – Tanzania, Accountant

Job Opportunity at Rentokil Initial – Tanzania, Accountant

Accountant Job Opportunity at Rentokil Initial – Tanzania

Description

Reports to: Finance Director, with dotted line reporting to General Manager Tanzania for local daily operations

Dotted Line Reports: Credit Controllers,Assistant Accountant

Nature and Purpose :

You shall be responsible for preparing balance sheets, profit, and loss statements, and other financial reports. Responsibilities also include analyzing trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses. You will also report the organization’s finances to management and offer suggestions about resource utilization, tax strategies, and assumptions underlying budget forecasts.

Key responsibilities

  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual management accounting reports observing both internal and UK reporting timetable
  • Costing of input accurately and accurate coding into the GL
  • Review TB with the Senior Accountant and Finance Director and ensure accuracy before reporting
  • Prepare periodic financial statements including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, and variance analysis
  • Prepare monthly fuel consumption reports, analyze for misuse and report promptly any usage concerns to the FD and further submit vehicle consumption per mileage to the FD. Analyze other motor vehicle running costs and submit reports to the FD with appropriate commentary
  • Review of the company’s various returns to the Regulator as per set deadlines after approval from the FD.
  • Support any interim/year-end and the internal audit processes
  • Offer leadership to the Accounts Receivables section, carry out regular reviews on the performance of the Credit Controllers and drive desired performance in line with the country collection targets
  • Prepare KPI reports in liaison with sales/service managers, ensuring utmost accuracy and keeping to the reporting timetable
  • Extract and tabulate useful information from iCABS that will guide reviewing productivity, and level of business per division and determine the possibility of cross-selling opportunities
  • Compiling of management Reports e.g. local performance per division and branches and providing supporting commentary information
  • Work closely with HR Officer and Senior Accountant to ensure payroll costs and heads are accurately allocated and reported in the MMA
  • Carry out analysis of expenditure noting variances to budgets/previous forecast and reason for the same
  • Maintain fixed assets register, process additions and disposals in the system to ensure the GL and the fixed assets register are reconciled monthly and variances adequately explained to the FD
  • Undertake fixed asset tagging and bi-annual fixed asset verification exercise, including P&M and EFR
  • Critically review monthly stock schedules and analyze high prep usage and the reason thereof by working closely with the stock controller
  • Participate in monthly stock taking and report variance and potential breakdown/weaknesses in internal control to the FD
  • Take charge of accounts receivables, accurate capture of receipts, and supervision of credit controllers for productivity and performance
  • Assist in budgeting and forecasting under the direction of the FD
  • Perform monthly bank and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Enforce Company’s financial Internal Controls as set by management to ensure smooth flow of business processes.
  • Assisting department heads in the management of their budgets through regular provision of financial information
  • Preparation of statutory ie PAYE, VAT, WHT, Instalment taxes, Corporation tax, and other statutory and ensure paid within the statutory deadline
  • Manpower Number maintenance in liaison with the HR and the departmental managers
  • Process payroll for Tanzania
  • Set up monthly daily cash tracker and maintenance
  • Review of petty cash imprest request before cash advancement
  • Ensuring that any money issued is fully supported with a voucher authorized by the department manager or per the approval process
  • Receipting of deposits from customers through mobile money, cash, and direct EFT
  • Ensure payments are made to suppliers within agreed credit terms. Verify invoices against contract terms and other agreements and submit Suppliers’ invoices to FD together with GRNs, Delivery Notes, and approved suppliers’ invoices for payment approval
  • Adhere to Company policies as prescribed in the You & Rentokil Booklet
  • Comply with Rentokil’s Initial work ethics and in particular the health & safety requirements
  • Undertake other tasks as may be directed by Management

Accountant Job Vacancy at Rentokil Initial – Tanzania 

Requirements

The following are critical competencies expected of you;

Deliver Results

The ambition to achieve goals/objectives and the discipline, organization, and perseverance to deliver outstanding customer service. You will need to focus on delivering what’s required, and also;

  • Establish SMART objectives for self and others
  • Be enthusiastic and work with energy to achieve company standards and goals
  • Monitor progress of objectives and take action to ensure delivery to agreed timescales, and cost
  • Plan, organize, and prioritize workload effectively

Act Commercially

The ability to gather and make sense of large amounts of information and apply it to make business and customer-focused decisions. You need to use business thinking to make decisions, and also;

  • Use experience to solve current problems
  • Use a straightforward and practical approach to handling business issues
  • Understand how own actions impact costs and find the most cost-effective solution to meet needs

Manage Self

Managing emotions to remain calm, focused, and optimistic while dealing with a constant stream of demands. You need to manage your emotions, and also;

  • Be aware of your own feelings
  • Manage own feelings to remain clear and focused
  • Have positive expectations that things will work out
  • Be aware of your own development needs and take steps to improve these
  • Know how to take care of yourself so you can be at your best

Coach and Develop

The encouragement of long-term development of others to build capability. You need to give practical support, and also;

  • Train team members by giving directions or demonstrations
  • Give practical support or assistance to make the job easier for the other individual (i.e. volunteer’s additional resources, tools, information, expert advice, etc.)
  • Ask questions, devise tests, or use other methods to ensure that others have understood explanations or directions
  • Give support to others and praise more than criticize
  • Recognize success

Work with Others

Building relationships and collaborating with others (e.g. customers, colleagues, partners & suppliers) to achieve our mission. You need to be a team player, and also;

  • Offer help and advice when asked
  • Be supportive and/or positive of other members of the team
  • Freely share information, knowledge, and experience within your own team and with other departments/business units
  • Commit to team decisions

Display Leadership

The ability to inspire others to achieve Rentokil Initial’s objectives and to hold them accountable for high standards of performance. You need to communicate expectations and direction, and also;

  • Give clear directions – ensuring communications are clear and simple
  • Communicate objectives and share helpful information with the team/individuals
  • Listen to individuals and include their ideas in decisions made
  • Conduct regular team meetings to share information and listen to ideas and concerns
  • Adapt style to suit customers and colleagues

Requirements:

  • Tanzanian Citizen
  • Valid driver´s license
  • Degree in accounting/finance
  • CPA qualification
  • Familiarity with accounting standards
  • Knowledge of filing and submitting statutory taxes and other payments

Additional skills

  • Analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Microsoft packages & Google
  • Good communication/presentation skills
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