Accountant Budgeting – Econet Wireless Zimbabwe
An exciting opportunity has arisen within Higherlife Foundation for suitably qualified persons to fill the role of Accountant Budgeting & Planning. The successful candidate will be responsible for the preparation of the Foundation’s budgets, forecasts and costing models and ensuring that costs are managed within budget
Key Result Areas
• Develops and updates templates for annual departmental budgets and submits to Finance Manager Budgeting and Planning.
• Updates budgets and checks against expenditure on all payment requisitions.
• Analyses monthly management accounts and submits to the Finance Manager Budgeting and Planning.
• Prepares an analysis of the Foundation’s cost drivers and makes appropriate recommendations.
• Monitors costs against budget daily for the Foundation.
• Prepares weekly performance reports for the Foundation.
• Produces monthly reports on costs against budget on all support functions and submits to Finance Manager Budgeting and Planning.
• Compiles financial information as per request.
• Prepares cost allocation schedules annually and submits to Finance Manager Budgeting and Planning.
• Identifies and recommends financial control interventions and submits to Finance Manager Budgeting and Planning.
• Meets with staff, discusses costing models, financial performance and variances and agrees on action plans.
• Prepares the annual and quarterly board dashboard reports for review by Finance Manager.
• Reviews and analyses departmental project proposals and submits to Finance Manager for review.
Qualifications and Experience
• Degree in Accounting or equivalent.
• A professional qualification such as CIMA, ACCA or equivalent will be an added advantage.
• At least 3 years’ experience in a similar or related environment
• Ability to work under limited supervision
• Excellent numerical and analytical skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Energetic individual who is able to work in a fast paced, dynamic and performance driven environment
• Clean Class 4 Drivers licence an added advantage.
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