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Cost Accountant

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as “Business Partner” between Corporate Finance, the Product Creation teams, Corporate Manufacturing groups, and sales teams by establishing strong working relationships.
  • Analyze the trends of Key Performance Indicators (KPI), especially those relating to financial metrics such as sales, expenditures, profit margin, delinquency, collections, inventory days, etc.
  • Preparation & Monitoring of unit Economics and calculation of the cost variance.
  • Monitor the commercial team’s KPI and identify the cause of any unexpected variances.
  • Determine standard costs and investigate variances with actual costs.
  • Estimate product costs for existing and new products.
  • Preparing cost of goods sold and production reports.
  • Prepare detailed reports, both periodically and ad-hoc for the full life cycle of the products.
  • Suggest cost-reducing or profitable solutions.
  • Divisional Profitability Reporting – Provide visibility to divisional contribution to overall company profitability.
  • Product Line Profitability, Reporting & Analysis – Create accessible profitability reporting.
  • Prepare monthly operations variance analysis report, for all relevant cost lines.

Skills and Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting; or Certified Public Accountant (CPA)/MBA.
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized, ability to think creatively, and self-motivated.
  • 3+ years’ experience as of Sales & Cost analyst.
  • Proven experience as a cost analyst, cost specialist, or similar role.
  • Strong analytical skills & familiarity with business and financial principles
  • Excellent communication & Outstanding organizational skills
  • Experience in data, operational and financial analysis
  • Strong technology expertise, including proficiency with Microsoft Excel and experience with enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.

Data Analyst – Product Tracking & Reconciliation

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Own, manage and maintain the product serial number tracking process from production through distribution to end users and beyond.
  • Establish watertight processes for performing data reconciliation and analysis to ensure the accurate and consistent tracking of stove serial numbers for at least 3 million products across multiple markets.
  • Collaborate with factory teams to ensure accurate capture of serial numbers in the Ms Navision and other in-house built systems during the production phase and with the central warehouse team to track and reconcile serial numbers before shipping.
  • Work closely with the ERP team to ensure the data capture & storage system(s) meet the standards for quality data requirements.
  • Utilize an internally developed system to monitor the movement of products to field distribution warehouses.
  • Coordinate with the distribution teams to ensure seamless tracking of serial numbers using the open-source data system, Kobo.
  • Extract, transform, and load (ETL) data from various systems into on-premises and cloud servers for processing and integration using MySQL.
  • In collaboration with other data analysts supporting other processes, perform quantitative data wrangling and analysis tasks using SQL, R, or Python to identify trends, patterns, and anomalies in the serial number data.
  • Develop and maintain regular (daily/weekly) comprehensive reports on serial number reconciliation, ensuring accuracy and consistency.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand their data requirements and create visualizations and dashboards using tools such as PowerBI, Tableau, Google Studio, or AWS Quicksight.
  • Deliver timely and insightful data analysis to support decision-making processes and enhance supply chain efficiency.
  • Share data findings and reports in easily consumable formats, including MS Excel, dashboards, and presentations.

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in data science, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related field.
  • At least 3 years of experience in data quality analysis, data management, or a similar role, preferably in a multi-system environment within an end-to-end value chain environment.
  • Strong understanding of product tracking processes and distribution chain dynamics.
  • Familiarity with ERP systems like Ms Navision and other business applications, along with an understanding of the data flows and processes within these systems
  • Proficiency in SQL and experience with relational databases, data manipulation, and data integration.
  • Strong programming skills in R or Python for data analysis, scripting, and automation tasks.
  • Experience with spreadsheet software (e.g., MS Excel, Google Sheets) for data manipulation and analysis.
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools such as PowerBI, Tableau, or AWS Quicksight.
  • Solid knowledge of ETL processes, data warehousing, and cloud technologies.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities with keen attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to present complex data findings in a clear and concise manner.
  • Experience and comfortable in process mapping, improvement and working with process owners in continuous process improvement.

Market Research Project & Insights Officer

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Execute project management tasks and deliver excellent client service, ensuring projects are carried out cost optimally, to a high standard, and within agreed timescales.
  • Ensure smooth functioning of projects and overall handling of project logistics, including upload and transference of data collected to internal stakeholders.
  • Manage consultants/agencies contracted for research purposes in expansion markets, including signed contracts, payment processes, and fulfillment of duties.
  • Documentation of relevant contracts and payout plans
  • Support and guide in the set-up of projects in line with the markets of interest; This includes tool translations, route plans, and sample areas.
  • Prepare project cost estimates and budgets, disburse funds for field operations, and hand-in reconciliations.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Experience working in climate change, market research, and other relevant fields.
  • Minimum of 4 years of demonstrated experience in qualitative and quantitative methodologies.
  • Extensive experience in study design and execution, data management, analysis, and data quality
  • Self-driven and able to ideate and scope own deliverables.
  • Piloting questionnaires and recommending improvements/build-ups
  • Data Quality Checks
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Data Collection
  • Proficiency in Excel and managing databases.
  • Field Team Management-Essential
  • Data cleaning and analysis
  • Project Planning
  • Develop standardized contract documents and consent forms.

Senior Project Manager

Duties and Responsibilities :

  •  Synchronizing all project-related reports from start, including planning, resource management, project execution, tracking, and maintenance to a formalized project closure.
  •  Develop and maintain summary level schedule reports: Gantt, milestone charts, and other tools used to support critical path analysis, near-term tasks work, priority-based resource allocations, performance variances, and to support cost-schedule integration
  •  Defines all the project plan documents, including scope, schedules, financials, and risk management plans.
  •  Integrate multiple schedules into a master project schedule, baseline, and status, and perform measurement baseline.
  •  Managing project teams during a project’s lifespan by tracking their responsibilities, tasks, and progress.
  •  Communicating with stakeholders, including team members and clients.
  •  Analyzing projects, identifying risks, and forming risk mitigation strategies.
  •  Monthly project reports
  •  Ensures that the project is formally closed out and is properly documented as contractually agreed.
  •  Assist and coordinate with the team in discussing project development, costing, benefits, adjusting timing, and reducing risks impact.
  •  Coordinate with other managers to manage the project staff and manage resource allocation.

Skills and Experience

  •  A bachelor’s degree in Construction management/project management or a related field.
  •  At least five years of experience in project management
  •  MUST have PMI or PMP
  •  Project management CAPM, PRINCE2 foundation certification is a great plus.
  •  Prior experience with office and project management tools (MS Project/Smartsheet).
  •  Prior experience in Building Information Modeling (BIM).
  •  Detail oriented
  •  Problem solver
  •  Risk averse
  •  Excellent communication skills
  •  Comfortable with Excel
  •  Action-oriented.
  •  Honest

Policy Analyst

Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Undertake detailed policy research in areas of strategic interest – including the voluntary and compliance carbon markets, and tax regulations.
  •  Select, summarize, and present key policy developments to management.
  •  Maintain a database of global policy developments/.
  •  Prepare presentation materials to showcase BURN to government ministers.
  •  Draft letters, and prepare applications forms for government programs.
  •  Support the Head of Government Relations on visits to governments across Africa (mix of in-person and remote)
  •  Liaise with government staff to schedule meetings with ministers.
  •  Respond to consultations on behalf of BURN.
  •  Produce regular and ad-hoc research reports.
  •  Work closely with other departments (e.g., carbon, legal) to ensure all teams have accurate up to date information on relevant policy and legislation.
  •  Complete all reporting activities accurately and on time.
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Skills and Experience

  •  Master’s or bachelor’s degree – ideally in public policy, politics, law, or similar
  •  Ideally at least 2 years experience in a relevant role
  •  Demonstrated ability to digest large volumes of information, select the key points, grasp the “so what,” and present it clearly to management
  •  Ability to read, understand and summarise legal documents
  •  Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English
  •  Excellent research skills
  •  Excellent analysis skills
  •  Highly motivated, energetic self-starter who takes ownership and works independently
  •  Process-orientated with strong time-management skills
  •  Thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  •  Knowledge of the carbon markets and environmental policy is desirable
  •  Knowledge of tax and trading regulations is desirable
  •  A passion for BURN’s mission.


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