Tuesday, 4 September 2018

Job Opportunity At Unilever Kenya-Finance Manager


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Job Description
The Supply Chain Finance Manager provides Supply Chain end to end decision support and financial expertise to the Make & Go to Market teams to drive achievement of long term competitive costs, quality and service levels. The position is responsible for leading forecasting, reporting, Capex investments, restructuring, sourcing, savings, reporting and cost management activities under the Supply Chain umbrella . Key stakeholders are VP Manufacturing Central Africa & GTM Director East Africa & Emerging Markets.
Job Summary
Budgeting & Reporting: Manage all aspects related to budgets, estimates, and actual costs for the end to end supply chain. Monitor and investigate variances and implement corrective action on all the key spend lines which include but are not limited to factory conversion costs, raw material costs, logistics and distribution costs
T ransfer Pricing: Responsible for transfer pricing decisions to all entities that source Ex-Kenya.
Business Partnering: Provide valuable business & financials insights to the Sourcing Unit Director and his team to drive decision making.
C apex management: Preparation and submission of CEP proposals for innovations, expansions, upgrades and market entry, for sign-off by Supply Chain stakeholders.
Controls: Drive the embedding of key controls within Supply Chain to eliminate wastage and leakages by driving process documentation and regular review and monitoring to identify potential control risks and recommending corrective actions.
Relationships: Act as a liaison between the local and Regional teams and ensure that Regional and Global Supply Chain/Supply Chain Finance initiatives are landed locally and drive best practice.
Personal Care Country Category Business Teams (CCBT )Partnering: Partner the Personal Care category on the strategic planning process, resource allocation, innovation and Project business cases, decision support, identification of risks and opportunities and initiatives on closing any gaps identified.
People development: Drive performance management, career planning, development planning and succession planning for team and self

Key Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or related field of study
Minimum of five years working experience with at least two years being in Supply Chain
Good understanding of the supply value chain
Excellent understanding of accounting principles and financial analysis
Good appreciation and focus on the risk and controls framework in Supply Chain
Demonstrated understanding and use of SAP
How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Unilever career website on unilever.taleo.net to apply
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