Finance Graduate Trainee

Website Coca Cola Beverages Zambia

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Job Title Finance Graduate Trainee
Job Category Finance and Procurement
Company Coca-Cola Beverages Zambia
Job Type Fixed Term (Temporary)
Location – Country Zambia
Location – Province Not Applicable
Location – Town / City Lusaka
Job Description
Coca-Cola Beverages Zambia works with the world’s most cherished trademark and invests in the most exciting events. Our Office currently has the following opportunity available for a dynamic individual with energy and initiative, keen to impact from the outset.

Coca-Cola Beverages Zambia seeks dynamic Finance Graduates! If you’re passionate about Accounts and Finance, communication-savvy, and eager to learn, we have four exciting positions for you. As a Finance Graduate Trainee, you’ll rotate through different Finance functions, gaining valuable experience.

Key Duties & Responsibilities
As a Finance Graduate Trainee, you’ll be immersed in various aspects of financial management such as:

Management Accounting:
Gain insights into cost analysis, budgeting, and financial performance evaluation.
Participate in monthly closures and contribute to budget operational management.
Assist in preparing financial accounts, including Bank Reconciliation, Accounts Receivable, and Accounts Payable.
Assist in preparing management reports for decision-making.
Understand fund management, cash flow forecasting, and investment strategies.
Collaborate with the treasury team to optimize financial resources.
Inventory Management:
Learn about inventory valuation, control, and optimization.
Assist in monitoring stock levels and reconciling discrepancies.
Credit Control:
Participate in credit risk assessment and debt collection processes.
Ensure timely revenue collection and minimize bad debts.
Accounts Payables:
Understand invoice processing, vendor management, and payment cycles.
Assist in reconciling accounts and resolving discrepancies.
Internal Audit and Compliance:
Learn about internal control frameworks and audit procedures.
Assist in compliance reviews and risk assessments.
Audits and Projects:
Assist in audits and process drafting.
Participate in various cross-functional projects with the team.
Skills, Experience & Education
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting / CIMA/ACCA/ZICA with a merit / distinction
Less than 1 year of job experience
Graduated with a university degree within the last 18 months
Completed high school in or after 2018.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong ability to work using own initiative.
Reputation for discretion and sound judgment.
Excellent problem-solving ability.
Business Acumen.

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