Supply Chain Finance Business Partner at Lipton Teas and Infusions Tanzania Limited

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Supply Chain Finance Business Partner at Lipton Teas and Infusions Tanzania Limited

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Experience

2 Year

Employee type

Full Time

Position

Entry Level

Offer Salary

Attractive

Job Description

LIPTON Teas and Infusions is the world’s largest tea business with a remarkable portfolio of over 30 world-class brands, including iconic names like Lipton, PG Tips, TAZO

Brooke Bond, and B-Corp certified Pukka and T2. Based in the Netherlands and operating in more than 100 countries, we pioneer innovative, premium and sustainable teas and infusions to delight our consumers daily. Our commitment is to drive the entire tea industry upwards and create value for all and the planet, from farmers to consumers, retailers, team members, partners, and shareholders. We take a long-term approach, investing in innovative and sustainable practices that deliver responsible growth, with a keen focus on meeting the needs of our customers and consumers, protecting the environment, and making a positive impact on people’s lives.

Lipton Teas and Infusions Tanzania Limited is one of LIPTON’s Tea entity in Africa. We create wealth both directly through our operations and indirectly through our broader value chains where we support development and growth in partnership with businesses and communities.

The Company employs over 4,000 employees whose safety and security are very important to the business. We are closely integrated with the communities within which we operate.

Lipton Teas and Infusions Tanzania Limited is thus at the heart of LIPTON Teas and Infusions’ Operations.

PURPOSE OF ROLE

To provide expert Finance and accounting business support to operations managers to help them plan and monitor the financial performance of their business units to achieve their business objectives.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

•    Manage the preparing of Lipton Teas and Infusions Tanzania Limited Annual Budget by providing support to HoDs
•    Do business partnering with Operations Managers and Department Heads by offering accounts support.
•    Compute supply chain savings eg from automated operations, projects, cost savings initiatives, reduction of business waste, etc
•    Prepare and cascade Unit profitability report by 10th of every month.
•    Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies.
•    Check internal controls for units and conduct spot checks to ensure compliance with controls in place.
•    Ensure monthly accounts discussions are held with units and a report is submitted to the Finance Manager by 15th every month. Follow up is made on identified issues.
•    Review provisions and accruals before posting into the ledger and ensure monthly reconciliations are done.
•    Ensure allocation of costs journals for Management accounts purposes.
•    Identify and recommend cost-effective solutions.
•    Ensure all Monthly journals and returns from units and departments are received and posted into the ledger correctly and as per the checklist.
•    Train finance clerk on accounting policy manual on various accounting treatments which are done monthly.
•    Provide information and explanations for internal and external auditors.
•    Conduct stock taking exercise twice a year and resolve the variances timely.
•    Monthly commentaries as per allocated department and ensure the movement is well explained and do make sense.
•    Set targets for direct reports.
•    Verify and approve online payment as per guideline.
•    Perform any other duty assigned by the Finance Manager.
Supply Chain Finance Business Partner Job Vacancy at Lipton Teas and Infusions Tanzania Limited 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/ Finance or related field
•    3 to 5 years’ experience in accounting specifically in cost accounting.
•    Experience in people management
•    Good written and spoken communication skills.
•    Outstanding interpersonal relationship building,
•    Employee coaching and development skills.

Skills
ManagementLeadershipTeamwork
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