Our client is a multinational FMCG company.
They currently have an opening for an Operations Business Partner - Finance (North & West Africa) in Accra, Ghana
Reports to : Regional Operations Business Partner
Main Duties : Budgeting
Closing & Reporting
Industrial & Logistic cost follow up and analysis
Providing insight to support decision making
Main Tasks :
Coordinate the processes of annual Budget and periodically revisions of the Operations area (Purchasing, Industrial and Logistic)
Calculation and monthly follow up of industrial deviations.
Control and analyze the expenses, structure costs of factories and other variables to evaluate the causes of deviations and their reasoning.
Control and analyze the logistic cost of the Business Unit to underline the deviations and their explanations.
Coordinate information of purchasing prices (raw materials, third parties).
Coordinate the costs estimation for new launches.
Implement processes and follow up on uniform and effective control.
Monthly Closing and reporting of the factories / BU assigned.
Follow up of current costing and factory overheads.
Training in Business, Economics, or similar.
Degree on Business Administration or similar discipline.
Experience 3 - 4 years in auditing / controlling or the equivalent.
Experience inIndustrial sector and / or FMCG is an added advantage.
Languages : English essential and French will be a plus.
Knowledge in SAP, BPC and BO will be a plus.
Proactive person, Initiative, Flexibility, Project mindset and Team player.
Rigorous on analysis and deadlines.
Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate with senior management & varied stakeholders groups.