Chief Accountant Job. FMCG (250- 300K)

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Our client is a well established soft drinks manufacturer based in Burundi and they seek to hire an experienced and competent Chief Accountant who will be tasked with the supervision and evaluation of day-to-day accounting activities in the company. He/She will also be responsible for developing and implementing systems for collection, analysis, and reporting of information.

Title: FMCG Chief  Accountant – Burundi

Industry: FMCG

Location: Burundi

Salary : 250K- 300K


  • Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department including accounts payable/receivable, cash receipts, payroll and utilities, budgeting, revenue and expenditure variance analysis, and capital assets reconciliations
  • Monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports
  • Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions
  • Assign projects and direct staff to ensure compliance and accuracy
  • Establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions
  • Maintain accounting controls by implementing and recommending policies and procedures
  • Development, implementation and monitoring of financial accounting and related systems. Set and enforce accounting policy, in addition to working with other departments to develop positions on best practices throughout the organization.
  • Prepare financial management reports, including financial planning, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Supervise record-keeping and data processing.
  • Collection of financial and accounting information and the preparation of budgets, reports, forecasts, and consolidated profit and loss reports.
  • Prepare and submit all tax and statutory returns and deductions
  • Review and process expense reports.
  • Negotiate terms with suppliers, manage and communicate with debtors and creditors.
  • Preparation and coordination of the audit process.
  • Prepare asset, liability and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing accounting data.
  • Protect operations by keeping financial data confidential and operate systems to achieve the same
  • Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting data and options.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role preferably in an FMCG environment.
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data
  • Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good leadership skills with the ability to direct and supervise
  • Excellent communication skills

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