Job Title: Financial Controller
Location: All Business Units – Lagos
Company: PZ Cussons Nigeria
The successful candidate will be required to:
• Provide financial leadership to the business, and oversee the controls, budgets and act as an interface with accounting.
• Ensure that financial targets are met and drive the business planning process.
• On a monthly basis conduct balance sheet reconciliation reviews to highlight any profit risks and opportunities, and ensure that these get addressed.
• Drive category margins through SKU profitability assessments and reports.
• Drive the weekly financial reporting process and ensure effective weekly overhead controls.
• Ensure timely submission of budget and forecast to the group.
• Ensure spending controls are in place.
• 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 that any exposures are addressed.
The Person: 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 modelling tools. Mfg Pro and Hyperion experience would be an advantage.
Have a CANDO attitude, exhibiting our core values – COURAGE,ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING, DRIVE,ONENESS
Please note that only shortlisted candidates would be contacted
Closing date: 30 Aug 2012.Financial Controller - August 2012 Job Vacancy