Out-Resource Business Support Ltd (ORBS)
Our Client operates at the pivot point of sustainable agriculture, conservation, and community development. Founded to bring economic value from conservation to rural communities, our client links crop purchases from small-scale farmers to local and export markets. The organization’s unique model fosters sustainable farming, biodiversity conservation, and community empowerment.
Our Client is seeking a skilled and motivated Management Accountant to join their finance team. The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in supporting the financial planning, analysis, and reporting functions specific to our donor-funded conservation projects and manufacturing activities. The Management Accountant will work closely with various departments, providing valuable insights to guide decision-making and ensure the efficient allocation of resources.
Financial Planning and Analysis:
Collaborate with project managers and department heads to manage budgets and financial forecasts for donor-funded projects.
Analyse financial data and performance against budgets to identify trends, opportunities, and areas for improvement.
Cost Control and Monitoring:
Implement effective cost control measures to ensure adherence to project budgets and donor requirements.
Monitor manufacturing and conservation expenses, providing regular reports to highlight variances and recommend corrective actions.
Work closely with the grants and compliance team to ensure adherence to donor regulations and reporting requirements.
Prepare financial reports for donors, demonstrating the effective use of funds and the impact achieved through conservation and manufacturing initiatives.
Prepare timely and accurate financial statements for internal and external stakeholders.
Provide management with insightful financial analysis to support strategic decision-making.
Identify opportunities for process improvement and automation within the finance department to enhance efficiency and accuracy.
Implement best practices in financial management to ensure transparency and accountability.
Collaborate with various departments, including conservation, manufacturing, and procurement, to understand their financial needs and provide relevant support.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field; professional accounting designation (e.g., ACCA, CIMA) is preferred.
Proven experience in management accounting, financial analysis, and budgeting, preferably within a donor-funded or conservation-focused organization.
Strong understanding of manufacturing processes and cost accounting principles.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data.
Knowledge of donor compliance regulations and reporting requirements.
Proficient in financial software and Microsoft Excel; experience with ERP systems is a plus.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills for effective collaboration across departments.
If you are passionate about combining financial expertise with a commitment to conservation and sustainable manufacturing, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Be a part of making a positive impact on the environment and contributing to the success of our donor-funded projects.
Interested candidates should send their CVs
To apply for this job please visit orbs-zambia.zohorecruit.com.