11 Sep 2020

Finance Business Partner at Kilombero Sugar Company Limited

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Kilombero Sugar Company Limited

Kilombero Sugar Company Limited, the largest sugar producer in Tanzania operating cohesively with lllovo Distillers (Tanzania) Limited and a member of lllovo Sugar Africa (Proprietary) Limited (Africa’s largest sugar producer), is seeking to recruit a dynamic and result oriented person to fill the position of Finance Business Partner. Reporting to Finance Manager – Business Support, the incumbent will be responsible to provide ‘real time’ support and analysis, to be a trusted advisor and to add value that will assist in decision making.


  • Ensure finance is at the heart of decision-making process by bringing rigour to evaluation and implementation of value-enhancing decisions;
  • Bring financial understanding to a business decision by ensuring alternatives are thoroughly evaluated and the optimum decision taken; use appropriate business tools to support decision-making;
  • Focus on streamlining processes and evolving reporting to suit the specific requirements of the business over time;
  • Prepare business cases (IRR) and analyses for all capex projects to ensure viability and subsequent realisation of envisaged benefits and conduct post investment analysis on key capital projects;
  • Manage strategic discussions with internal customers to make sure that their needs are met and key pain-points are addressed;
  • Accountable for timely and accurate P&L forecasting and budgeting; and work closely with the reporting team to give insightful input and commentary on the income statement variances;
  • Develop understanding of cost drivers and identify opportunities for optimising profitability and managing costs;
  • Proactively manage pricing variances and margins for each product to ensure targets are achieved and to support revenue growth initiatives;
  • Manage S&OP process by owning the demand and supply forecasting;
  • Manage the work of financial planners and support their career development.

Qualification and competencies required:

  • Bachelor of Commerce or other equivalent degree from a reputable institution;
  • Minimum 4 years relevant experience;
  • Professional accounting qualification such as CPA/ACCA;
  • Strong leadership and management skills;
  • Strong business analytical skills to generate insight and add measurable value;
  • Ability to work with people at various levels of the business;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Resilience and ability to cope and thrive under pressure.

Terms of service: The successful candidate will be engaged on a permanent contract. Attractive package will be offered to the right candidate commensurate with qualifications and experience.


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      Method of Application

Should you be interested in applying for this position please send your application together with a detailed CV which includes three referees with their contacts to the under mentioned addressee or via email [email protected] quoting “Finance Business Partner” on the subject of the email by 16th September 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Kilombero Sugar Co. Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and women are highly encouraged to apply.

Human Resources Head

Kilombero Sugar Company Limited

PO Box 50,


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