Commercial Finance Manager job at PZ Cussons
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Vacancy title:
Commercial Finance Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Manufacturing , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

PZ Cussons

Deadline of this Job:
Tuesday, May 21 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 07 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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PZ Cussons is a dynamic consumer products group. We’ve created some of the world's best-loved and most trusted brands.

Key Accountabilities
• Delivery of budget across all key finance metrics.
• Provide insights and recommendations to optimize pricing, promotions, and product mix to drive delivery of price mix and RGM initiatives
• With Commercial and portfolio expansion in line with the growth ambitions.
• Reduce debt and stock levels, Full NWC reconciliation and drivers monthly.
• Enhance efficiency of Internal Business Planning process to deliver efficient Commercial Planning.
• Strong Understanding of FMCG industry dynamics, market trends and competitive landscape
• Strategic mindset with the ability to think critically and make data driven decisions.
• Ensure accuracy and timeliness on the Commercial Finance Reporting to the HOD &MD
• Ensure useful outcome from the Market Visits (monthly report to the Commercial HOD’s and regularly assess the quality of the market data used for Commercial decisions (marketing research, Credit limits vs sales vs DSO, stock availability, etc.)
• Deliver overheads optimisations initiatives in line with budget.
• Drive efficiency of promotional spend – ensure accuracy and timelines on the commercial finance reporting to CFO
• Support delivery of Audit plan (Internal and external) – ensure timely management review, input and action plans
• Ensure Internal audit plans are applied/ timelines in the contribution for external audit

Knowledge / Qualifications/ Technical/ Professional experience:
• Self-starter with 8+ years of practice or industry experience in a multinational/ FMCG with a focus on commercial finance, pricing and revenue management.
• B.Sc. Accounting, Business Administration, Banking & Finance/ Finance related discipline
• ACA/ACCA/CPA/CISA/CIA qualification required
• Strong financial modelling skills and proficiency in Excel; experience with ERP system is a plus.
• Well-developed corporate communication skills
• Experience of interfacing with senior management
• Good analytical and problem-solving ability
• Strong behavioural and interpersonal skills

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 96

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Method of Application
Interested and qualified? Go to PZ Cussons on to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Tuesday, May 21 2024
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 07-05-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 07-05-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 07-05-2067
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