Brewery Finance Manager

Guinness Nigeria Plc

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Guinness Nigeria Plc is a major market for Diageo: Guinness Nigeria operates in the unique and fast growing alcohol industry of over 15mhl beer potential. It is the only company that does Total Beverage Alcohol (TBA) in Nigeria. It’s an on trade dominated market but with a fast growing off trade channel.

Context of the Role

Guinness Nigeria operates a TBA model including beer, APNADS, mainstream spirits and Diageo international premium spirits brands (IPS). GN operations are fully integrated supply and demand units including 3 production sites. As a publicly quoted business we lead exemplary service to our customers, maximizing the value of our assets and investments, protecting the reputation of our business and brands, enabling innovation, and developing the capability of our people.

The role partners with the Site Director and plant leadership team to ensure efficiency improvement and cost reduction initiatives in the site operations to deliver value and embed cost leadership.

This role is responsible for decision support and ensuring accountability with adequate engagement to explore opportunities within operations to support delivery of our performance ambition

Purpose of the Role

  • Developing and leading an expert Operations Finance function in Nigeria, covering performance management, decision support and process / control excellence across COGS, inventory and Capex. 
  • Partnering with the Site Director, Customer Service Logistics & Planning Director and their Leadership teams to deliver excellent, well planned outcomes including productivity agenda.

Qualifications and Experience

  • First Degree in relevant field as well as a recognized accounting professional qualification
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in FMCG company
  • Leadership experience, strong analytical, influencing, communication and problem solving skills.
  • Sound IT knowledge in the use of outlook (Micro soft Excel, Vision Executive/XL, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Working knowledge in accounting package-SAP

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Summary

Company

Guinness Nigeria Plc

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Accounting / Audit / Tax

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years

Application Deadline

Friday