Finance Business Partner -Commercial Area

GBfoods Africa

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GB foods is a leading FMCG group in West and Central Africa. We are into Trading and Manufacturing of branded food products for the African market. 

Job Description

  • We are looking for a Finance Business Partner for our Commercial area in Nigeria.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Perform financial control and support for the Nigeria Business Unit according to company policies in order to provide management information, advice and criteria that allow an in depth analysis of the evolution of the business and making accurate decisions for its future.
  • Control the budget using the information prepared by the Analytical Accounting and Reporting Area to provide the Business Unit with an in depth analysis and diagnosis of the identified deviations.
  • Control and analyze the expenses, structure costs and other variables that influence the margins and profitability of the business to evaluate the causes of deviations and their reasoning
  • Directly advise the Business Unit to drive and assure follow up on timely or structural corrective measures for the identified deviations.
  • Direct and coordinate the analysis and resolution of inquiries from the Business Unit regarding the economic-financial impact of commercial or marketing projects or decisions
  • Implement processes and follow up on uniform and effective commercial control criteria to improve follow up on the prices and margins of the Business Unit
  • Improving the impact, and understanding, of financial reporting on business performance
  • Providing effective commercial procedures, or initiating change, to ensure key operational, commercial and financial targets are delivered
  • Make the monthly closing of the costs to guarantee the reliability of the information to the Corporate Control Department.

Job Requirement:

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Business Administration or similar
  • Experience: 7-8 years in auditing or the equivalent
  • Languages: English essential and French (preferable)
  • Proactive person
  • Initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Project mindset
  • Team player.

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Summary

Company

GBfoods Africa

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Consulting/Business Strategy & Planning

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

7 - 10 years