Posted on :
24 Apr, 2015
24 Apr, 2015
We are Guinness Nigeria, member of Diageo Plc the world’s leading premium drinks business with an unrivalled collection of beverage alcohol & non-alcohol brands across the Spirits, Wine & Beer categories.
Guinness Nigeria operates a Total Beverage Business (TBB). A key contributor to the success of the GNPLC strategic plan is an effective & flexible field sales force demonstrating industry leadership in both volume driving & brand building activity. We put the customer at the heart of everything we do, and through this, will deliver sustained, mutual growth for our brands, categories, customers and partners. Will you partner with us on this journey?
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
SALES FINANCE MANAGER
Type of Job Full Time – Exempt
Reports To: Head of Decision Support – Sales & Marketing
Guinness Nigeria Plc is the biggest market within Diageo Africa and one of the biggest beer markets for Diageo worldwide. Guinness Nigeria, a leading brewer and marketer of premium alcoholic and malt drinks has as purpose creating the best performing, most trusted and respected consumer products company in Nigeria.
The Sales Finance Manager role is critical to shaping commercial decision making through insight and analysis. Developing and leading strong Sales partnering with the Sales leadership team to deliver excellent business outcomes.
Key Outputs (Top Accountabilities)
Provide financial support to the Sales, Sales Operations & Customer Marketing teams on reporting, planning & analysis
Deliver an on-going evaluation process, which ensures effectiveness of sales & customer marketing investment in Guinness Nigeria & Diageo Brands Nigeria Ltd
Pre and post evaluation of Sales and Customer Marketing Initiatives
Management/Development/Coaching of Decision Support Analysts
Engage with Managers/Senior Managers in the business to ensure decisions are made with a full understanding of the financial implications.
Provide Financial and commercial input to investment/resource allocation decisions with the departments as required
Specific areas of responsibility will be the pre and post investment appraisal of the effectiveness of A&P, Commercial Planning, Sales Initiatives
Assess Effectiveness of A & P and Spend Control
Leading and providing strong coaching for a team of 2 Commercial Finance Analysts
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Bachelor’s degree/HND, minimum 2nd class or equivalent
7 years’ work experience, membership of recognized accountancy body with at least 3 years post qualification decisionsupport experience in FMCG environment.
Key Skills & Experiences
Proven ability to facilitate, persuade, influence and build credibility with all levels and all functions.
High analytical, interpretative and decision-making skills. Ability to distill complex data/problems into simple models and solutions.
Flexible and able to adapt readily to a changing environment. Commercially aware.
Willingness to make recommendations against popular/current thinking (if appropriate)
Excellent excel & modeling skills
Excellent coaching and relationship building skills.
Strong team leadership skill.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email/telephone and required to submit credentials and salary details.
Only candidates who are able to submit required documentation will be invited to the next stage.