Head, In-Country Shared Services at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), one of the world's leading research based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. GSK employs over 97,000 employees in over 100 countries worldwide.GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Nigeria Plc is one of Africa's largest consumer healthcare companies, producing leading brands such as Lucozade, Ribena and Panadol.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Head of In Country Shared ServicesRequisition ID: WD173187Location: NigeriaPosition: Full timeFunctional area: FinanceRelocation: Not IndicatedJob PurposeTo plan, direct and coordinate finance services functions of GSK entities covering treasury management, inventory management, account receivables, accounts payable, fixed assets management, payroll and financial reporting.To ensure adequate financial and management controls are in place to support the GSK entities in Nigeria.Support the commercial ambition of the business via cross functional engagement to drive business growth, profitability and create value for stakeholdersManage regulatory agencies - FIRS, SIRS, SEC, NSE and other affiliate agenciesDevelop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controlsSupport the commercial risk management process by identifying and reviewing potential finance risk exposures and making recommendations to minimise cost or damage should a loss occur.Interface with GMS finance team to achieve financial and management reportingKey ResponsibilitiesFinancial Reporting & Compliance:To develop, short, medium and long term strategic plans for financial reporting and drive compliance to achieveProvision of accurate and complete monthly financial statements and other management reports in line with GSK defined guidelines and stipulations of IFRSSupport the production of the quarterly financial statements for presentation to the Board of Directors and publication in line with guidelines of SEC, NSE and Financial Reporting Council NigeriaConduct periodic auditsProvision of advisory services to the business on matters of corporate governance, corporate financial reporting and disclosure requirementsEffective management of tax compliance with the laws of the federation Nigeria governing tax administration and paymentsDevelopment of policies and SOPs to support proper running of the business and safeguard assets of the companiesProper accounting and management of the fixed assets of the GSK entities to ensure accuracy and completenessEnsure adequacy and correctness of management responses to management control reports issued by external auditors from time to timeProper over bank reconciliations and governanceReview of financial statement and disclosuresTreasury management:Manage working capital to support business growth and expansion objectives as may be set from time to time.To ensure good governance and compliance with financial treasury requirement of the groupTo ensure the banking relationship are maintained and well managedExplore opportunities to invest surplus cash and obtain cash requirements at lowest cost possible.Inventory & Fixed Asset Management:Management SB14 reportingStock taking and reportingEnsure compliance with policies and improve the control environment on a continuous basis.Accounts Receivables/Payroll:Drive compliance with credit control policy and reduce incidence of bad debt and expensive debt administration costsEnsure internal check of payroll input is adequate to guarantee completeness and data integrityEnsure sales are recorded correctlyAccounts Payable:Ensure timely payment of vendor and intercompany obligations.Develop integrity of payment process to ensure error proof payment system is in place.Risk Management:Finance risk identification, assessment, & evaluation.Tracking & reporting of identified risk in line with Group policies management recommendations andEffective management of insurance portfolio of GSK entities and relationships with Insurance brokersProviding support, education and training to staff to build risk awareness within the organisation.Manage and create team motivation:Identifying development needs during performance reviewsRecruitment of right mix of staffConstructive feedback to enhance performanceCoaching and mentoring as requiredComplexity:Responsibilities cover coordination of all financial transactional activities and other departments (Marketing, Distribution, Sales, Administration, Production, IT) within GSK entities in NigeriaManage strategic alliances between GSK Nigeria and its suppliers of goods and services, local regulatory agencies and other GSK sites 

Apply at https://ngcareers.com/job/2018-08/head-in-country-shared-services-at-glaxosmithkline-gsk-417/