Supply Chain Finance Business Partner Summary
The Supply Chain Finance Business Partner at Unilever in Tema provides Supply Chain end to end decision
support and financial expertise to the Make and Go to Market teams to drive achievement of long-term competitive
costs, quality and service levels.
The Supply Chain Finance Business Partner is responsible for leading forecasting, reporting, Capex investments,
restructuring, sourcing, savings, reporting and cost management activities under the Supply Chain umbrella.
Key stakeholders of the Supply Chain Finance Business Partner are VP Supply Chain; Sourcing Director & GTM
Who You Are & What You will Do
Supply Chain Finance Business Partner Budgeting and ReportingTasks:
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-Kenya.
Inventory Tasks of the Supply Chain Finance Business Partner :
Manage all aspects related to inventory accounting and controls
Fixed Assets: Manage all aspects of fixed assets controls and accounting
Supply Chain Finance Business Partner Business Partnering Roles:
Provide valuable business and financial 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 to period-end closure related to Supply chain cost, Fixed assets and Inventory.
Drive adherence and embedding of controls within the Supply Chain. Eliminate wastage and leakages by
driving process documentation and regular review and monitoring to identify potential control risks and
recommending corrective actions.
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 practices.
CCBT Partnering: Partner with 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
What You’ll Need To Succeed as a Supply Chain Finance Business Partner
Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or related field of study
Professional accounting qualifications 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 able to work in a matrix organisation
Excellent communication skills and influencing skills
VP Supply Chain West Africa
Sourcing Unit Director Ghana
General Manager – Ghana
Finance Director Ghana
Supply Chain Finance Director Africa
EVP Supply Chain Africa
Managing Director Ghana
Head CCBTs Ghana
West Africa and Africa Ghana FLT
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