Financial Accountant
Karachi, Sindh, PK
1d ago
source : Mehnat Mazdoori
  • Location : Head Office, Karachi At Upfield our purpose is clear : we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet;
  • and with packaging that’s free from plastic. We’ve got iconic brands like Rama, Country Crock, Blue Band and Flora that people all over the world know and love.

    We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started. Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world.

    We have big ambitions to grow this business and we want to attract the right people those that love what they do, thrive on responsibility and are looking for career defining opportunities. Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible to ensure Financial Control Health Indicators (CHI) remain below threshold.
  • Prepare and conduct Monthly Balance Sheet reviews with Head of Finance.
  • Point of Contact for Tax, Legal & Statutory (TLS) compliance and Audit facilitation.
  • Preparation of quarterly income tax working and monthly sales tax working. Liaise with Eyin Filing of regulatory returns
  • Knowledge of application of IFRS 9, IFRS 16 and IFRS 15.
  • Calculation and postings of accruals at month end and hygiene of accruals on each successive month end close
  • Full preparation of management accounts and board meeting packs.
  • Partnering with Sales on the monthly sales call understanding all of the risks and opportunities built into the forecast and help manage to that target.
  • Provide robust ad hoc analysis to Sales that aids them in understanding potential options to improve business performance with regards to Customer ROI, Trade Promotions etc.
  • Working on the Customer ROI and setting customer margins / working on marketing plans OPSO
  • Key involvement in producing the yearly budget linking in with the European and Central Finance teams to understand the timetable of deliverables and reporting decks required.
  • Preparation of pricing proposal and implementation of price change into the system
  • Built Annual Business Plan based on detailed analysis of previous and forecasted business performance.
  • Responsible for Finance activities in support of sales, marketing, procurement, distribution and inventory. Responsible for customer profitability through contract reviews and P&L analysis.
  • Responsible for Performing due diligence on new developing products by providing the business case for new innovations being brought up into Local Country portfolio.
  • Analyzed and recommended operational and strategic direction based on modeling and forecasting.
  • Champion S4 and help implement Upfield Way
  • Key Requirements

  • Degree in accounting, finance or equivalent; CA / ACA preferably
  • Minimum 2 to 4 years of related experience
  • Very strong academic record and excellent command in English
  • Excellent understanding of financial metrics and accounting and financial processes
  • Very strong track record of delivery in previous Finance roles
  • Very strong work ethic, resilience in the face of pressure, good team player, ability to meet multiple stretching deadlines, great communication skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Strong analytical bias, Microsoft Excel skills and PowerPoint capability
  • You’ll have to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact.

    You’ll have to deliver on the commitments you make. And we’ll give you the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your own career.

    At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.

    About Upfield! We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet.

    We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.

    If you want to make an impact where it matters apply now! #Upfielders #UpfieldPakistan

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