Finance Business Partner for West and Central Africa

  • Full Time
  • Greater Accra
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: $Not Stated
  • Full Time
  • Greater Accra
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: $Not Stated

Website GB Foods Africa

Website GB Foods Africa

State: Accra, Ghana
Country: Ghana
Deadline: 31/08/2021
Qualification: Degree
Work Experience: 4 Years
Career Level: Mid Career
Industry: NGO

Finance Business Partner Summary

GB Foods Africa is in search of a Finance Business Partner that will support our commercial teams in the West and Central Africa Regions.

The  Finance Business Partner will perform financial support for the West and Central Africa Business Units according to the

company

policies.

The Finance Business Partner will provide management information, advice and criteria that allow an in-depth analysis of the

evolution of the business.

Finance Business Partner will provide effective commercial procedures, or initiate change, to ensure key operational, commercial

and financial targets are delivered.

Finance Business Partner responsibilities:

Perform financial support for Business Units 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 providing effective commercial procedures,

or initiating change, to ensure key operational, commercial and financial targets are delivered.

Control the budget to provide the Business Units 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 Units 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 Units 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 Units

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

Present to the executive management team at each month-end, a precise commentary on the month’s performance, highlighting any

areas of concern and potential risks in future months

Modelling of a business case to ascertain the commercial viability of key investments and other commercial activities.

What can you expect from us?

Being part of a multinational company where you will be able to contribute to the growth and development of a business while being

developed and equipped for success.

What do we expect from you?

We are looking for someone who is committed, has professional finance experience and is ready to explore the opportunities and

challenges that the role brings.

 

Finance Business Partner Requirements

At least 4-5 years of experience in a similar role in the FMCG industry

Excellent knowledge of commercial finance business partnering

Relevant Degree, e.g. Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business Administration or similar

Fluent in English. French would be beneficial

Good at meeting deadlines and solving problems

Analytical skills with detailed orientation

Excellent written and oral communication skills

An open mindset, proactiveness, teamwork

 

About GB Foods Africa

At GBfoods we offer culinary solutions in several countries of Europe and Africa with prestigious leading local brands, including

Jumbo, Gallina Blanca, Erasco, Gino, Liebig, Star, Bama, D&L, Grand’Italia and Blå Band, among others.

Our Purpose in Celebrating local flavours is to empower and take care of each of the local communities we belong to and to bring

out their authentic flavours. Some of our local brands have been in consumers’ kitchens for over a century and have positioned

themselves as authentically loved brands, as well as deeply rooted parts of the local culture.

Today, with a turnover of around 1,2 billion euros and a team of around 3,000 people, we are the preferred choice of millions of consumers.

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