Ongoing recruitment at Nigerian Bottling Company Limited – Updated

Nigerian Bottling Company Limited is one of the biggest companies in
the non-alcoholic beverage industry in the country and is the sole
franchise bottler of The Coca-Cola Company in Nigeria.
Our company serves approximately 160 million people by producing and
distributing a unique portfolio of quality brands, bringing passion to
marketplace implementation, and demonstrating leadership in corporate
social responsibility.

Nigerian Bottling Company Limited is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Commercial Finance Analyst
Job Reference: CFA/09/2016
Location: Nigeria
Functional Areas: Finance (Commercial)
Department: Finance
Job Details    

  • The Commercial Finance Analyst reports to the Commercial Finance Business Partner

Responsibilities
The job responsibilities of the role include;

  • Provide robust analysis and insight into Volume & Net Sales
    Revenue channel activity within to both Commercial and Finance team
    during month end process on Year to date (YTD), Month to date (MTD) and
    quarterly full year (FY) analysis by Pack, by Channel, by Brand for
    Group reporting.
  • Support volume scenario planning especially during mid month
    re-forecasts and understanding and communicating discount, Net Sales
    Revenue and Gross Profit risk and opportunity vs plan.
  • Ensure delivery of Channel Net Sales Revenue performance in line with Company targets.
  • Leadership in Rolling Estimate/Business Plan process to ensure
    effective preparation & analysis by direct reports and provide
    commercially relevant feedback to the Commercial and Finance team on
    review.
  • Support Commercial Director and National Key Account Manager
    with all financial analysis requirements and provide insightful
    feedback.
  • Regular evaluation and review of Revenue Growth Management
    strategies ensuring that they lead to Net Sales Revenue and Gross Profit
    growth especially through the business planning and forecasting
    processes.
  • Joint leadership of Promotional Effectiveness reviews through
    participation & review in PAM in addition to scenario planning the
    impact of the promotional activity on Net Sales Revenue and Gross
    Profit.
  • Sharing best practice with other markets as appropriate.
  • Provide all financial business support required by commercial
    leadership team. . Assist Analyst with NAM requests where applicable and
    liaise with NAMs on Channel specific queries.
  • Liaise with demand planning for volume scenario planning both at mid month and during Rolling Estimate/Business Plan processes.
  • Provide required Group reporting for Net Sales Revenue and
    Discounts during month end and Rolling Estimate/Business Plan process.
  • Liaise with revenue growth management team on review of revenue growth strategies and post promo effectiveness review.

Requirements
Desired candidate profile:

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, related field or equivalent.
  • At least 6 years work experience
  • Possession of ICAN or ACCA will be an advantage.
  • The job holder must be:
    • Proactive, mature and results oriented
    • Demonstrate professionalism, numerical and analytical skills, good inter-personal skills .
    • Have a strong knowledge of commercial operations to be able
      to carry out thorough review and analysis of data with a view to
      presenting value adding information to management.



Job Title: Engineering & Project Safety Manager
Job Reference: EPSM/09/2016
Location: Nigeria
Functional areas: Quality and Sustainability
Department: Quality & Sustainability
Job Details

  • The Engineering & Projects Safety Manager reports to the
    Country Safety Manager.This position will be responsible for
    implementing and/or administering safety programs during the life of
    engineering/construction projects.
  • Day to day, the engineering and projects safety manager will be
    involved in making sure safety design requirements of engineering and
    construction projects, equipment and machinery are met.

The Key Responsibilities of the role are:

  • Conducts compliance evaluations of equipment, structures, and
    work in progress to ensure that regulatory environmental, safety, and
    health standards of the company and all applicable codes are followed.
  • Verifies and ensures that all field project activities are
    performed according to the Company safety policy, regulations, standards
    and procedures, promoting all preventive and corrective actions as
    required.
  • Reviews projects safety management plans, method statements, construction drawings and risk assessments .
  • Reviews plans and specifications for new machinery and equipment to make sure they meet safety requirements.
  • Identify and correct potential hazards by inspecting facilities, machinery, and safety equipment.
  • Guides engineers in how to incorporate safety requirements into the engineering project designs.
  • Oversees safety issues during project development.
  • Prepares and reviews technical reports, correspondence, and safety procedures.
  • Promotes and encourages sustained implementation and continuous improvement of best safety practice, culture and performance.
  • Checks that contractors perform their activities in accordance
    with all the safety applicable procedures, regulation and standards and
    contractual Safety requirements.
  • Promoting all necessary action to ensure that the said procedures and regulations are observed.
  • Organize, plan and participate in periodic safety walk-through,
    assessments,inspections and audits on site, prepare all the relevant
    reports, action plans, verify the follow up and the timely execution of
    the corrective action.
  • Organize and participate in all relevant project sites safety
    meetings, prepares the relevant minutes of meetings (MOM), Lead weekly
    Safety meetings with contractors.
  • Organize in case of work incidents/accidents a full
    investigation of the event, finalized to the identification and
    execution of corrective measures to avoid re-occurrence.
  • Prepare and update the projects safety statistics, verify the
    performance versus the project and corporate safety objective, targets
    and performance indicators; propose recovery plan in case of mismatch.
  • Prepare Safety training materials; procedures & processes for construction and Engineering Operations. .
  • Participate in HAZOP, HAZID studies and JSA risk assessments to mitigate Safety risks.
  • Prepare company and project documentations (Plans, procedures,
    risk assessments etc.) regarding Engineering and Construction
    Operations.
  • Control, approve and audit of safety documentations of all contractors and their subcontractors.
  • Organize general Safety auditing system for all contractors and their subcontractors.
  • Organize and also execute site audits for all contractors and their subcontractors.
  • Prepare audit reports and record open item to an action item list for tracking.
  • Prepare Contractor evaluation reports.
  • Prepare Safety checklists for Project sites & Engineering inspections.
  • Prepare training matrix, procedure and materials for all project employees.
  • Prepare monthly & weekly reports including KPIs for Contractors.
  • Prepare Safety incentive system for the Project including subcontractors Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Desired Candidate Profile

  • B.Sc. or HND in Industrial, Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or other related fields.
  • Desired candidate must be a member ISPON (Institute of Safety
    Professionals of Nigeria); Recognized Health & Safety qualification
    (OHSAS 18001 and NEBOSH International General Certificate in
    Occupational Safety & Health).
  • Membership of any of the following bodies would also be an
    advantage; Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE)/ National Fire Protection
    Association (NFPA)/ International Institute of Risk & Safety
    Management. (IIRSM)

Experience:

  • Safety/Engineering/ Construction/ Project Management experience
    (Minimum of 5 years) within a beverage/soft drinks or similar process
    manufacturing / Construction/ Engineering Company.
  • In depth knowledge of key Health & Safety practices and associated legislative requirements at national level essential.
  • Ability to investigate and identify root causes behind H&S issues/incidents and develop pragmatic options for resolution.
  • Safety Management and Technical understanding

Project Management skills:

  • Able to review Designs, Specifications and Plans
  • Good time management skills essential.
  • Ability to organize and manage mixed ability teams in order to solve specific H&S related problems.
  • Good awareness of organizational structures for effective
    ownership and management of Health& Safety; Job design; performance
    management.
  • Audio/visual skills in presentation of information and training material are essential.
  • Enthusiastic with the ability to drive and enforce standards and influence people.
  • Ability to design and deliver training courses to different levels of Employees and Contractors.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the
    ability to develop good relations at all levels both internally and
    externally.
  • Post holder must be highly motivated and flexible in approach,
    with ability to prioritize, plan and implement his or her own work with
    little direct supervision.
  • Excellent command of English language required – written and spoken.
  • Willingness to travel within and outside the country.
  • Good understanding of CAD/CAM Design application, MS Office Applications
  • Experience working in high-stress environments and a proven ability to exercise judgment even in a crisis.

Job Title:  Financial Planning Manager
Job Description
The Financial Planning Manager reports to the Financial Controller.
Job Responsibilities
The key responsibilities of the role are;

  • Annual Business Plan Co-ordination and Submission:
  • – Leadership of business plan preparation – Issuance of guidance / timelines to in-country functions inline with corporate guidance;
  • – Monitor completion of tasks inline with deadlines and flag issues / non-compliance as early as possible, so as to take corrective action to get back on track;
  • – Issue Senior Management Team with timetable, so a coherent Annual Business Plan (signed off by relevant functional / finance line managers where appropriate) is delivered to them in time to comprehend / query, prior to submission to group. #Rolling Estimate Co-ordination and Submission:
  • – Issuance of guidance / timelines to in-country functions inline with corporate guidance;
  • – Monitor completion of tasks inline with deadlines and flag issues / non-compliance as early as possible, so as to take corrective action to get back on track;
  • -Issue Senior Management Team with timetable, so a coherent Rolling Estimate (signed off by relevant functional/finance line managers where appropriate) is delivered to them in time to comprehend / query, prior to submission to group.
  • Balance Sheet Planning and Reporting:
  • – Forecast for all planning sessions by issuing guidance to contributors;
  • – Collate information ensuring sign off by relevant functional / finance line managers where appropriate;
  • – Issue CFO with timetable, so a coherent Balance Sheet file is delivered in time to comprehend / query, prior to submission to group.
  • Working Capital Planning and Reporting:
  • – Forecast for all planning sessions by issuing guidance to contributors;
  • – Collate information ensuring sign off by relevant functional / finance line managers where appropriate;
  • – Issue CFO with timetable, so a coherent Working Capital file is delivered in time to comprehend / query, prior to submission to group;
  • – Collate data and report on actual FI-Controlling and Profitability Analysis co-ordination and submission:
  • – Oversee completion of Actual / Rolling Estimate / Annual Business Plan, FI – COPA in line with agreed CPA -Monitor completion of tasks inline with deadlines and flag issues / non-compliance as early as possible, so as to take corrective action to get back on track. Deck and Template Review:
  • – Review of Finance Deck / Senior Management Team Deck / Deep Dive / BP Templates prior to issue.
  • Deep Dive Preparation and Co-ordination of Meeting:
  • – Review of finance / general management areas and co-ordination of deep dive meeting
  • – Preparation and distribution of opex deep dive tracker.
  • Payment approvals and bank transfers.
  • Ad-hoc queries – Group visit / Trend Report.
  • Compliance with Internal Audit Controls + Requests.
  • Liaise with Group Business Planning Manager and Team.
  • Only candidates who meet the advertised criteria,will be shortlisted and contacted.

Requirement

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, related field or equivalent. .
  • Possession of ICAN or ACCA will be an advantage. .Additional professional degrees in related field will be an advantage. .
  • Minimum of 3 yrs managerial experience in financial planning or related function .
  • Analytical proficiency .Proficiency in MS Office Suite(Power-point, Excel,Word) .
  • Attention to details .
  • Proactive in accounting matters with strong analytical, presentation and communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting standard 

Job Title: Supply Chain Finance Analyst
Job Reference: SCFA/09/2016
Location: Port Harcourt
Functional Areas: Finance
Department: Audit
Job Details

  • The Supply Chain Finance Analyst reports to Manufacturing
    Finance Manager/Logistics Finance Manager/Cost Ac, OH, OPEX & CDO
    Finance Manager.
  • The job holder is responsible for ensuring that financial data
    are accurate and reliable and routine reports are timely prepared, all
    variances are determined on time and explained in order to provide
    support with process improvements and decision making.

Other Key Responsibilities of the Role

  • Own and Manage the information required for Supply Chain
    Overheads (Production + Logistics), verifying results and preparing
    reports, statements and submissions.
  • Prepare accurate and timely reports related to Production & Logistics Overheads:

Perform the following assigned daily activities:

  • Daily Cost center and cost element coding review to reduce the incidence of frequent reclassification journals.
  • Review all Raw materials usage variances in production to reveal huge variances for explanation.
  • Review to ensure spares parts are not directly posted to general cost centers instead of internal orders.
  • Review of postings to line specific cost centers in to ensure direct postings are not made to them;
  • Execute the order reports for Plant Maintenance, Vehicle and
    Customer Asset Manager and review the reasonableness of postings by
    maintenance planners and storekeepers.
  • Review of Plant Maintenance and Customer Asset Manager orders for input of activity quantities – Hours.
  • Review of Petty cash document for completeness.
  • Daily tracking of vendors bills in database/Cost Control – via daily tracking and monitoring.
  • Approval of all assets movements to other locations/plants.

Perform the following assigned weekly activities :

  • Review all RMs usage variances to ensure all posted variances are allocated to produced goods.
  • Check and ensure correction of all error logs of production execution orders.
  • Review the settlement rules per order for correction and update.
  • Business Loss highlights
  • Review with other plant management team with agreed action plan
  • Every Monday – Plant performance tracker to Head Office
    Supply-Chain finance with evidence of review with the plant management
    team – every Monday – Generation of production reports – Volume, Yield,
    Breakages etc. compare with standard and escalate as appropriate.
  • Monthly payroll approvals – Overtime, shift allowance and staff deduction.
  • Communicate with the plant management team (Production + Logistics) for any updates that may affect financial results.
  • Provide Risks and Opportunities to Finance after meeting with the plant management team.
  • Provide inputs for Annual Business Plan and Rolling Estimate.
  • Ensure adherence to company policy on annual vacation management.
  • Strong participation In the monthly Rolling Estimate and Annual Business Plan (ABP) process.
  • Work closely with Production & Logistics departments.

Prepare and share routine reports:

  • Weekly Energy cost tracking using cost driver report – Provide variance analysis in terms of Price, Volume and Mix (usage);
  • Daily review of postings to cost centers for abnormally large amounts.
  • Weekly issuance of debt notes to Head Office for breakages & AGO used by third parties for deduction from their bills.
  • Lead weekly expense review(Monthly Expense System), correction
    and analysis of balances therein with other plant management team.
  • Ensure weekly generation of Vendor Management System consumption
    Goods Receipt Note and ensure appropriate Goods Received Note reference
    number and Purchase Order number are indicated on the invoice before
    dispatch to Head Office.
  • Weekly review of Goods In Transit report to ensure all in coming goods are captured via Goods Received Note.
  • Weekly analysis and review of ‘Other Indirect material expense
    escalate negative trend and send report to Head Office Supply-chain
    finance.
  • Daily tracking of sundry sales within the plant and depots – Sugar bags, empty drums, bad pallets, used nylon etc.
  • Ensure the distribution of raw water balances to respective department in line with SAP processes and procedures. – Monthly
  • Tracking provision for obsolete raw materials, finished goods, accidental breakages staff bad debt, etc.
  • Monthly report to Head Office Supply-Chain finance.
  • Lead the plant management in financial operation review before the Supply Chain leadership:
  • Weekly review of plant financial variances to gain full understanding and drive change
  • Collate, verify, and review all monthly standard accruals before submission to head office.
  • Lead the process of maintenance of a valid purchase order for raw water, AGO, PMS, and Natural Gas.
  • Lead the process of monthly stock count, review, reconcile,
    obtain adequate explanation for stock differences and advise Head Office
    for booking.
  • Monthly Coordination of plant Audit Committee report on remediation status to HO Internal Audit.
  • Active participation in supply chain meetings/activities (Production & Logistics programmes):
  • Liaise with Production, Quality, Logistics, Engineering, other
    Finance Sub departments in order to ensure proper overheads accounting
    and explanation
  • Provide strong, clear financial input into project work and ad hoc requests for information.

Get fully involved in implementing relevant SAP/GERS Change Management Actions:

  • Attend all required training on SAP and develop self on SAP continuously in order to respond to business needs.
  • Review current processes and design new/more efficient ways of
    utilizing current data to provide meaningful reports to senior
    management. Only candidates who meet the advertised criteria,will be
    shortlisted and contacted

Desired Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, related field or equivalent.
  • Possession of ICAN or ACCA will be an advantage.
  • Candidate must have at least 7 years work experience

The job holder must be:

  • Proactive, mature and results oriented.
  • Demonstrate professionalism, numerical and analytical skills, good inter-personal skills.
  • Have a strong knowledge of supply chain services and
    manufacturing operations to be able to carry out thorough review and
    analysis of data with a view to presenting value adding information to
    management.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: Only candidates who meet the advertised criteria,will be shortlisted and contacted.

Application Deadline  28th September, 2016.

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