Vacancy At Nigerian Bottling Company

DUE DATE: 29 September, 2016


Job Reference     SCFA/09/2016
Job role     Supply Chain Finance Analyst
Functional areas     Finance
Department    Finance

The Supply Chain Finance Analyst reports to Manufacturing Finance Manager/Logistics Finance Manager/Cost Ac, OH, OPEX & CDO Finance ManagerThe job holder is responsible for ensuring that financial data are accurate and reliable and routine reports are timely prepared, all variances are determined on time and explained in order to provide support with process improvements and decision making.


Other key responsibilities of the role include;
Own and Manage the information required for Supply Chain Overheads (Production + Logistics), verifying results and preparing reports, statements and submissions
Prepare accurate and timely reports related to Production & Logistics Overheads:
Perform the following assigned daily activities :
Daily Cost center and cost element coding review to reduce the incidence of frequent reclassification journals
Review all Raw materials usage variances in production to reveal huge variances for explanation
Review to ensure spares parts are not directly posted to general cost centers instead of internal orders
Review of postings to line specific cost centers in to ensure direct postings are not made to them;
Execute the order reports for PM, Vehicle and CAM and review the reasonableness of postings by maintenance planners and storekeepers
Review of PM and CAM orders for input of activity quantities Hours
Review of Petty cash document for completeness
Daily tracking of vendors bills in database/Cost Control via daily tracking and monitoring
Approval of all assets movements to other locations/plants
Perform the following assigned weekly activities :
Review all RMs usage variances to ensure all posted variances are allocated to produced goods
Check and ensure correction of all error logs of production execution orders
Review the settlement rules per order for correction and update
Business Loss highlights Review with other plant management team with agreed action plan
Every Monday Plant performance tracker to Head Office SC finance with evidence of review with the plant management team every Monday Generation of production reports
Volume, Yield, Breakages etccompare with standard and escalate as appropriate
Monthly payroll approvals Overtime, shift allowance and staff deduction
Communicate with the plant management team (Production + Logistics) for any updates that may affect financial results
Provide Risks and Opportunities to Finance after meeting with the plant management team
Provide inputs for Annual Business Plan and Rolling Estimate
Ensure adherence to company policy on annual vacation management
Strong participation In the monthly Rolling Estimate and Annual Business Plan (ABP) processWork closely with Production & Logistics departments
Prepare and share routine reports:
Weekly Energy cost tracking using cost driver report Provide variance analysis in terms of Price, Volume and Mix (usage);
Daily review of postings to cost centers for abnormally large amounts3)Weekly issuance of debt notes to HO for breakages & AGO used by third parties for deduction from their bills
Lead weekly expense review(MES), correction and analysis of balances therein with other plant management team
Ensure weekly generation of VMS consumption GRNAnd ensure appropriate GRN reference number and PO number are indicated on the invoice before dispatch to HO
Weekly review of GIT report to ensure all in coming goods are captured via GRN
Weekly analysis and review of ‘Other Indirect material expense escalate negative trend and send report to HO SC finance
Daily tracking of sundry sales within the plant and depots
Sugar bags, empty drums, bad pallets, used nylon etc
Ensure the distribution of raw water balances to respective department in line with SAP processes and proceduresMonthly
Tracking provision for obsolete raw materials, finished goods, accidental breakages staff bad debt, etcMonthly report to HO SC finance
Lead the plant management in financial operation review before the SC leadership
Weekly review of plant financial variances to gain full understanding and drive change
Collate, verify, and review all monthly standard accruals before submission to head office
Lead the process of maintenance of a valid purchase order for raw water, AGO, PMS, and Natural Gas
Lead the process of monthly stock count, review, reconcile, obtain adequate explanation for stock differences and advise HO for booking
Monthly Coordination of plant Audit Committee report on remediation status to HO Internal Audit
Active participation in supply chain meetings/activities(Production & Logistics programmes )
Liaise with Production, Quality, Logistics, Engineering, other Finance Sub departments in order to ensure proper overheads accounting and explanation
Provide strong, clear financial input into project work and ad hoc requests for information
Get fully involved in implementing relevant SAP/GERS Change Management Actions
Attend all required training on SAP and develop self on SAP continuously in order to respond to business needs
Review current processes and design new/more efficient ways of utilizing current data to provide meaningful reports to senior management
Only candidates who meet the advertised criteria,will be shortlisted and contacted

Education level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Business Adminsitration, related field or equivalent
Possession of ICAN or ACCA will be an advantage

Experience needed: 7

Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, related field or equivalent
Possession of ICAN or ACCA will be an advantage

The job holder must be:
proactive, mature and results oriented
demonstrate professionalism, numerical and analytical skills, good inter-personal skills
have a strong knowledge of supply chain services and manufacturing operations to be able to carry out thorough review and analysis of data with a view to presenting value adding information to management
Job location     Port Harcourt


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