Wednesday, 4 January 2012

Diversey Accountant

Diversey, now part of Sealed Air, is a leading global provider of cleaning and hygiene solutions, serving customers in the lodging, retail, food service, health care and food and beverage sectors, as well as building service contractors.

Our products and solutions, sold in 165 countries, make food, drink and facilities safer, more hygienic and more sustainable.

The role:

The Accountant main responsibility will be to perform finance activities relating to the Company.

He/ She will work closely with the other finance team members to ensure accurate recording of financial transactions as well as perform timely and detailed reconciliation of inventory, Fixed assets, VAT and Cheque Receipts.

This person will be able to adapt quickly to changing priorities while still providing exemplary attention to detail.

Job Specification:
  • Prepare monthly financial transactions and reporting for senior management relating to freight out/ in, inventory obsolescence, inventory in-transit and royalties.
  • Extensively utilize the ERP system to analyze and validate inventory data across multiple locations/countries.
  • Prepare timely and accurate ad-hoc reporting as requested by senior management.
  • Work with the country accountants for Tanzania and Nigeria to carry out inventory reconciliation between the physical and system at the various locations including consignment stock.
  • Review royalty and sales force commission quarterly computation.
  • Prepares weekly sales report for the Company and ensures the timely submission of the report to the regional office.
  • Maintains a detailed Free on Loan register, carries out a monthly audit of the pending FOL agreements and makes follow up with the sales force team to ensure the same are handed back to finance on a timely basis.
  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
  • Prepare financial management reports
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
  • Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures
  • Continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities
  • Monitor and support taxation issues
  • Assist to prepare monthly accrual and prepayment schedules for the purpose of monthly reporting in line with IFRS
  • Maintain an accurate Fixed asset Register for the Company.
  • Record accurately and on a timely basis all cheque receipts received by Finance and ensure timely banking of the same.
  • Participate and make personal contribution to all ERP related projects in the Company.
Qualifications Desired (List Skills, Experience and Knowledge)
  • University Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting.
  • Professional accounting qualification e.g. CPA or ACCA
  • Excellent technical knowledge of budgeting, cash management, financial statements and financial analysis processes.
  • Knowledgeable of Treasury management processes
  • Proven ability to analyse complex business issues and identify, design and implement effective practical recommendations
  • IT literacy – Advanced excel skills a must.
  • Able to operate in a performance driven organization
  • Culturally aware and adept at working across multiple geographies
  • 1 -2 years relevant experience in a similar role
A career at Diversey will have you working with top professionals on some of the most trusted brands in the commercial cleaning and sanitation industry. Experience our energy and passion for a cleaner, healthier future by considering a career with us.

Diversey offers a competitive Benefits package.

Diversey is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day - time telephone number to the email address below so as to reach us on or before 10th January at 5.00pm:


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