Brewery Finance Manager at Guinness Nigeria Plc

Guinness Nigeria Plc is a major market for Diageo: Guinness Nigeria operates in the unique and fast-growing alcohol industry of over 15mhl beer potential. It is the only company that does Total Beverage Alcohol (TBA) in Nigeria. It’s an on trade dominated market but with a fast-growing off trade channel.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Brewery Finance ManagerAutoReqId: 59240BRLocation: NigeriaType of Job: EmployeeLevel: 5BReports To: Head Productivity and Supply FinanceContext of the RoleGuinness Nigeria operates a TBA model including beer, APNADS, mainstream spirits and Diageo international premium spirits brands (IPS). GN operations are fully integrated supply and demand units including 3 production sites. As a publicly quoted business we lead exemplary service to our customers, maximizing the value of our assets and investments, protecting the reputation of our business and brands, enabling innovation, and developing the capability of our people.The role partners with the Site Director and plant leadership team to ensure efficiency improvement and cost reduction initiatives in the site operations to deliver value and embed cost leadership.This role is responsible for decision support and ensuring accountability with adequate engagement to explore opportunities within operations to support delivery of our performance ambitionPurpose of the RoleDeveloping and leading an expert Operations Finance function in Nigeria, covering performance management, decision support and process / control excellence across COGS, inventory and Capex. Partnering with the Site Director, Customer Service Logistics & Planning Director and their Leadership teams to deliver excellent, well planned outcomes including productivity agenda.Market Complexity:Multiplicity of operating sector types, Beer, APNADS, Mainstream Spirits, and International Premium Spirits.Integrated Demand and Supply Operations, volatile operating environment with significant growth ambition. Leadership Responsibilities:Play a key role with Plant budget holders, Engineers, Shift Managers, other Operations Managers across Supply and Finance leadership team to create the winning mind-set required to deliver productivity for the year.Partner the various plant budget holders to create and deliver productivity opportunitiesStrong functional influence across the plant and Customer Service & logistics.Key role in Plant leadership team, Customer Service Logistics & Planning leadership team and Finance leadership team.Take the lead in embedding excellent CC&E standards in Supply and leading the development of an expert Supply Finance function in Nigeria.Top Accountabilities:Work in partnership with each member of the plant leadership team to identify cost efficiency and cost saving initiatives and create strong partnerships to deliver on those productivity targetsEnsure brilliant execution on identified initiatives and call for timely course correction to ensure there is no barrier to the delivery of benefitsProvide strong leadership and monitoring of the productivity initiativesDrive performance management in Supply across COGS, Logistics and Capex, ensuring transparency, accuracy and delivery of targets. 

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