Grain Marketing Board (GMB)

Financial Accountant (Harare)

Grain Marketing Board (GMB)
Jun. 12, 2024
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Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced personnel to fill the above-mentioned position within the Finance Department. The incumbent will report to the Finance Manager and will be based at Head Office.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recommends and implements finance strategies and policies.
  • Develops, recommends and implements accounting systems and internal control procedures in compliance with reporting standards and other statutory and regulatory guidelines.
  • Reviews and approves periodic financial accounts and reports on financial performance.
  • Reviews audit files after they are prepared by the Systems Controller.
  • Facilitates and manages the external audit process annually.
  • Monitors implementation of internal and external audit recommendations.
  • Determines cut off periods for financial reports.
  • Recommends SAP Master Records.
  • Manages working capital.
  • Provides advice to all departments on accounting, reporting and internal control procedures.
  • Negotiates credit terms with suppliers and customers.
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, yearly and ad-hoc reports for the Finance Manager.
  • Recommends payment limits for each method of payment.
  • Participates in the preparation of annual reports for the Board.
  • Participates in the drafting of supplier contracts.
  • Prepares departmental budgets.
  • Administers all cash floats.
  • Recommends on provision to be made e.g. for bad debts, for obsolete stocks, audit fees.
  • Supervises and develops staff by setting performance targets and identifying training needs on an ongoing basis.
  • Performs any other work-related duties as assigned by the Superior.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Should have 5 ‘O’ levels including English Language and Mathematics
  • Degree in Accounting / Finance or equivalent.
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration is an added advantage.
  • A professional qualification in Accounting i.e. (CIMA/ ACCA/ CA/CIS) is an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role.

Core Competencies:

  • Excellent knowledge of SAP Accounting Software.
  • Good knowledge in IFRS / IAS.
  • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Accuracy with figures.
  • High degree of initiative in the daily execution of duties.
  • Team player.


How to Apply

Applications accompanied with detailed Curriculum Vitae and Certified Copies of qualifications should be emailed to: not later than 12 June 2024.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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