Cost Accountant

  • Coca-Cola Beverages Africa
  • Kampala, Uganda
  • 19/11/2020
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Cost Accountant

Closing Date 2020/11/30
Reference Number CCB201117-4
Job Title Cost Accountant
Function Finance
Company Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (Uganda)
Job Type Permanent
Location - Country Uganda
Location - Province Other - Non-South African Location
Location - Town / City Mbarara
Job Description 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 and Rwenzori Bottling Company We are currently seeking to recruit a Cost Accountant based in Mbarara. As a Cost Accountant,l you will report directly to the Management Accountant Key Purpose Statement To ensure effective cost control management and process disciplines.
Key Duties & Responsibilities

Internal controls and compliance

• PR processing, monitoring, tracking, and releasing

• Cost control and management – engaging different stakeholders on costs

• Monitor Internal Audit Findings closeouts. (finance support) Reporting and Analysis Complete and oversee the following:

• Daily Overhead recovery Report

•Daily Production variance Report • Daily Price Variance Report

• Daily settling of Openwork orders

• Weekly Cash Operating Expense Report

•DME tracking and invoicing

• POV alignment vs. P&L

• Provide/Conduct analysis and financial advice when required.

• Balance sheet budgeting for the tactical plan/RE (1year - 12month budget, three annual High-level plan).                    

• Compilation of Income Statement budgets for finance cost centers.                                              • Process and consolidation of all key reporting cycles: month-end, budgeting, and RE.    

• Engage in regular internal and external benchmarking.                                                     • Deliver a customer-centric, business partnering finance function able to challenge constructively and work with the functions to deliver the initiatives, KPIs, and financial objectives. Financial Planning Plan and distribute the following with timelines:

• Financial tasks.

• RE’s.

• Budget.

• Custodian of SAP monthly tasks (month end).

•Support finance staff within the country to develop relevant long-term capability through coaching and training.

Skills, Experience & Education


•Minimum requirement: Bachelor’s degree, CPA K/ACCA A, CIMA

•Added advantage: Certified Accreditation Experience

•Experience in finance in an FMCG

•SAP Experience.

•Analyst experience. Competencies

•Demonstrated track record of effective performance management and developing staff

•Foster and cultivate business opportunities and partnerships

• Exceptional accounting and reporting skills

•Attention to detail

•Goal-orientated and committed to delivering quality outputs

•Detailed process and analytical ability

•Good self-management practices and able to work well in a team

•Ability to work with people at various levels of the business

•Strong verbal/analytical reasoning ability

•Excellent interpersonal skills

•Ability to prioritize, manage complexity and deal with multiple stakeholders

•Ability to manage across multiple countries to meet deadlines

• Policy Adherence

• Finance Acumen

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