Robert Bosch East Africa Job Vacancy in Zambia: Financial Analyst


  • Company: Robert Bosch East Africa
  • Location: Lusaka, Lusaka Province, Zambia
  • State: Lusaka
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Accounting Jobs in Zambia

The Financial Analyst is the controlling partner for one or more Product Classes and Shared Services Areas. The role acts as a key driver to the successful monitoring, reporting, planning, and forecasting of the financial health of the business within his/her area of responsibility. Utilizing the advanced concepts of value-based management, the Financial Analyst will identify, recommend and coordinate cost reduction measures to achieve planned results. The position is expected to interact with cross-functional groups and at all levels of management. This includes:

  • Preparation of annual business plan and quarterly forecast for the responsible product class and Shared Services departments.
  • Support month-end closing activities including required adjustments and corrections.
  • Analysis of monthly results, explain deviations from plan and recommend measures for improvement.
  • Monitoring of fixed cost development including variance analysis, identify risks and opportunities.
  • Detailed analysis of freight costs and IT costs including identification of cost reduction potentials.
  • Tracking of capital expenditure budget and coordination of fixed asset management between operations and the Corporate Finance team.
  • Prepare variance analysis reports to support commercial management decision making.
  • Participate in critical projects and initiatives of overhead departments (e.g. cost reduction measures), coordinate all controlling and finance related activities.
  • Monitor and control cost center expenses in the responsible area.
  • Regular interaction and coordination with department management to analyze deviations from plan and identify measures to achieve business plan.
  • Prepare capital budgeting decision models (e.g. calculating NPV, IRR, make or buy decision) and analysis for commercial management.
  • Monitor, report and analyze personnel capacity and personnel costs within the area of responsibility.
  • Prepare regular presentations to the management on various topics mentioned above.
  • Constantly strive for continuous improvement of processes (CIP) within the class of responsibilities.
  • Identify and lead CIP projects within the department or cross-functional teams.
  • Perform other essential and related duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications
Requirements:

  • Master’s (Business/Accounting) or CPA from an accredited institution with a minimum of 2 years experience in a manufacturing industry, or a Bachelor’s in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field from an accredited institution with a minimum of 4 years experience in a manufacturing industry.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel (including Macros) and proficiency in other MS Office applications
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Customer oriented mindset with a high sense of accountability
  • Dedicated, self-motivated, proactive, and high energy individual with a strong desire to exceed expectations

Other Requirement

  • Bachelor’s in Finance, Accounting or related field from an accredited institution with a minimum 6 months experience in a manufacturing industry (internships included)
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel (including Macros) and proficiency in other MS Office applications
    Strong analytical, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Customer oriented mindset with a high sense of accountability
  • Dedicated, self-motivated, proactive, and high energy individual with a strong desire to exceed expectations

Your future job location offers you

Flexible work time options, benefits, and services, medical insurance, sports and health opportunities, on-site parking, pantry facilities, access to local public transport, recreation room.

Note: please attach your CV to your application.

How to Apply

Submit your CV to [email protected]


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