Monday, June 11, 2012

PZ Cussons Recruits Financial Controller

PZ Cussons operates in Africa, Asia and Europe with its strategy built on four core principles.We operate in selected markets that have the potential for future growth, both in mature and emerging markets.
PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc, the largest subsidiary of PZ Cussons, has enjoyed tremendous business success in Nigeria for over a century.

Job Title: Financial Controller
All Business Units - Lagos

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 CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our core values – COURAGE, ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING, DRIVE and ONENESS

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