Kimberly Ryan Recruitment (3 Positions)

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3 May, 2012

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Vacancies in Nigeria

Kimberly Ryan – One of the leading FMCG Conglomerates in Nigeria, which is listed at the Nigerian Stock Exchange and part of an international group, is recruiting three senior finance members, due to rapid growth in the base business and the opening up of a new significant JV.

The group operates several successful companies and JVs in Nigeria. As part of their requirements for the current expansion programs, they are looking out for vibrant, energetic and intelligent senior finance leaders that have the potential to grow within the organization and eventually take on further leadership roles. To succeed the candidate will need to display history of extraordinary achievements and results.

1.)  General Manager Supply Chain Finance – Ref: 001

The Successful Candidate will be required to:

  • Provide all required financial support to the Manufacturing SBU and particularly the Managing Director in terms of financial leadership and guidance.
  • Ensure that the monthly and yearly profit performance is tracked and that the status is explained to the management teams on a continuous basis
  • Ensure that proper spending controls are in place and that the unit is aware of the actual spending vs latest commitments
  • Manage the overall costing process and ensure that the standard costs for current and new products reflect the true picture and proactively reconcile and communicate changes
  • Assess the impact on standard costs of raw material and other cost increases and ensure that these impacts are understood throughout the organization.
  • Ensure that all investment and sourcing proposals are fully analyzed with the financial impact being understood and the returns optimized.
  • Pro-actively seek ways to further drive the profitability of the SBU. via margin improvement initiatives and other tools.

The right candidate must possess:

  • ICAN, ACA or ACCA qualification
  • At least 10 years post NYSC experience in an FMCG outfit
  • Strong costing and stock accounting experience
  • Very strong factory accounting and supply chain experience. the ideal candidate would have been finance responsible for a multi site manufacturing structure
  • It is very important that the applicant shows an alignment to the company’s values (Courage, accountability, Networking, drive and oneness) plus a track record of very strong intellectual capabilities
  • Critical to this position is interpersonal skills and effective communication both verbal and written strong system knowledge of ERP and financial modelling tools. MFG pro and Hyperion experience would be an advantage

2.)  Financial Controller – Ref: 002

The Successful Candidate will be required to:

  • Provide financial leadership to the business, oversee the controls, budgets and act as an interface with accounting
  • Ensure timely submission of budget and forecast to the group.
  • Ensure that the company’s assets are safe-guarded by working closely with internal audit to ensure that appropriate levels of controls are in place and addressed.
  • Ensure financial targets are met and drive the business planning process
  • Conduct balance sheet reconciliation reviews to highlight any profit risks and opportunities, on a monthly basis.
  • Drive category margins through SKU profitability assessments and reports.
  • Drive the weekly financial reporting process and effective overhead controls.

Job Requirements
The right candidate must possess:

  • ICAN ACA or ACCA qualification.
  • At least 10 years post NYSC experience in an FMCG outfit.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in financial accounting, budget preparation as well as systems developments and financial controls.
  • Manufacturing and costing experience.
  • Critical to this position is interpersonal skills and effective communication both verbal and written.
  • Strong system knowledge of ERP and financial modeling tools. Mfg Pro and Hyperion experience would be an advantage.
  • It is very important that the applicant shows an alignment 10 the company’s values (Courage, Accountability, Networking, and Drive & Oneness) plus a track record of very strong intellectual capabilities.

3.)  Commercial Finance Manager – Ref: 003

The Successful Candidate will be required to:

  • Perform Strategic Planning and forecasting.
  • Perform financial analysis and modeling of alternative brand/ route to market scenarios.
  • Provide Commercial financial reporting, challenge and analysis.
  • Ensure Controls and frameworks are in place.
  • Drive Team Development.
  • Be responsible for complying with legal, regulatory and other standards as directed by line management.

Job Requirements
The right candidate must possess:

  • A minimum of 5 years post MBA or ACA
  • Experience in promotional and marketing investment analysis
  • Excellent persuasive communication and analytical skills
  • Proven ability to influence at board level
  • It is very important that the applicant shows an alignment to the company’s values (Courage, Accountability, Networking, Drive & Oneness) plus a track record of very strong intellectual capabilities
  • Brood range of commercial finance experience within FMCG
  • Proven business partnership and influencing skills with sales and marketing
  • Extensive leadership skills
  • Very high level of commercial acumen.

Application Closing Date
10th May, 2012

Method of Application
Qualified applicant should send resumes with Job Title and Ref No. as subject to: [email protected]
Only short listed candidates would be contacted

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