Finance Manager at a Leading Manufacturing Company

KPMG Nigeria - Our client is a leading manufacturing company that majors in the production of premium quality sanitary wares, ceramic and porcelain tiles, and services the African and Europe market, In line with its desire to ensure that key roles are filled by the best talent with the requisite skills and experience, our client seeks to recruit an experienced individual to fill the position below: Job Title: Finance Managerref #: 002Location: Lagos, NigeriaIndustry / Sector: ManufacturingDetailed Job DescriptionThis role requires building effective working relationships across manufacturing, commercial and finance functions. The role is critical in delivering Company’s business and financial objectives.Key ResponsibilitiesCollaborate with the manufacturing and commercial team to provide in-depth finance decision support, connecting the commercial and supply drivers to the finance impactSupport Financial Controller in preparation of Annual Operating Plan, budgeting process as well as monthly forecastingManage Revenue and operating model and aligned spend, specifically evaluating and analyzing trade spend optimization and total products profitabilityMaintain accurate and timely costing across all aspects of the production process and ensure that these consistently reflect the true pictureEnsure cost data is allocated correctly and take corrective action to resolve issuesEnsure that the Bill of Materials reflect correct usage levels and support investigations of any major variances, plus ensure that these get resolvedPartner with the commercial teams to better measure and analyze both effectiveness and efficiency of trade spend investment across brandsManage monthly performance reporting and analysis of Company’s performance against targetsManage risks and opportunities and provide performance insightsIdentify performance enhancement options and work with the leadership team to executeEnsure the preparation of timely and accurate monthly management accounts and reports for operational managementResponsibility for all journals and final GL balances including review of month end balance sheetreconciliations and control accountsEnsure the accuracy and integrity of Company’s accounting records and financial systemsKey OutputsProvide insightful business performance management analysisAlongside business risk management, identify business improvement opportunitiesMonthly financial statements for the companyEnsure financial data provided by the team is of the highest standardDevelopment of financial insight and great business partnering 

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