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  • Posted: May 24, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Supply Chain Finance Business Partner, Ghana

    About The Job

    Main Purpose of the Job:

    • The Supply Chain Finance Business Partner provides Supply Chain end-to-end decision support and financial expertise to the MAKE & Go-To-Market teams to drive achievement of long-term competitive costs, quality, and service levels
    • . The position is responsible for leading forecasting, reporting, Capex investments, restructuring, sourcing, savings, reporting and cost management activities under the Supply Chain umbrella.
    • Key stakeholders are VP Supply Chain; Sourcing Director & GTM Director.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Budgeting & Reporting:
      • Manage all aspects related to budgets, estimates, and actual costs for the end-to-end supply chain. Monitor and investigate variances and implement corrective action on all the key spend lines which include but are not limited to factory conversion costs, raw material costs, logistics and distribution costs.
    • Transfer Pricing:
      • Responsible for transfer pricing decisions to all entities that source Ex-Nigeria.
    • Inventory:
      • Manage all aspects related to inventory accounting and controls
    • Fixed Assets:
      • Manage all aspects of fixed assets controls and accounting.
    • Business Partnering:
      • Provide valuable business & financials insights to the Sourcing Unit Director and his team to drive decision making.
    • Capex Management:
      • Preparation and submission of CEP proposals for innovations, expansions, upgrades, and market entry, for sign-off by Supply Chain stakeholders.
    • Period End Closure:
      • Manage all aspects related period end closure related to Supply chain cost, Fixed assets, and Inventory.
    • Controls:
      • Drive adherence and embedding of controls within Supply Chain. Eliminate wastage and leakages by driving process documentation and regular review and monitoring to identify potential control risks and recommending corrective actions.
    • Relationships:
      • Act as a liaison between the local and regional teams and ensure that Regional and Global Supply Chain/Supply Chain Finance initiatives are landed locally and drive best practice.
    • CCBT Partnering:
      • Partner the country CCBTs on visibility to SC cost, GM improvement, identification of risks and opportunities and initiatives on closing any gaps identified.
    • People Development:
      • Drive performance management, career planning, development planning and succession planning for team and self.

    Knowledge & Skills:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or related field of study
    • Professional accounting qualification such as CIMA/ACCA/ICA
    • Minimum of five years working experience with at least two years being in Supply Chain
    • Good understanding of the supply value chain
    • Excellent understanding of accounting principles and financial analysis
    • Good appreciation and focus on the risk and controls framework in Supply Chain
    • Demonstrated understanding and use of SAP
    • Demonstrated understanding and use Data analytics – Excel, Power BI etc
    • A strong team-player and ability to work in a matrix organization
    • Excellent communication skills and influencing skills

    Key Interactions/Relationships:

    • VP Supply Chain West Africa
    • Sourcing Unit Director Ghana
    • General Manager - Ghana
    • Finance Director Ghana/ WA
    • Supply Chain Finance Director Africa
    • EVP Supply Chain Africa
    • Managing Director Ghana
    • Head CCBTs Ghana
    • Ghana LT
    • West Africa and Africa Ghana FLT

    Method of Application

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