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Unilever Nigeria Plc Recruitment For Procurement Accountant

Unilever Nigeria Plc Recruitment For Procurement Accountant. Unilever Nigeria plc is now recruiting for the position of Procurement Accountant. See how to apply below and the requirements.

Unilever Nigeria Plc – Welcome to Unilever, a global multinational and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company with products sold in over 190 countries and more than 2 billion consumers across the world who use our amazing products everyday!

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Procurement Accountant, West Africa

Job ID: R-62267
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

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Main Job Purposes

  • The Procurement Accountant, WA is a member of the West Africa Finance Excellence Team and will play a key role in material performance management.
  • As engine of the business, the role takes responsibility for end-to-end material financial forecast process and champions procurement value creation alignment with the needs of the various markets to meet the West Africa profitability agenda.

About FET

  • The Finance Excellence Team works above the market (as a regional team)
  • We have 3 management entities forming the West Africa business unit (Nigeria, Ghana and Francophone Africa, with base in Cote d’Ivoire).
  • The FET is responsible for business performance, budget and forecast across all 3 markets.

Our team purpose:

  • To be an agile, tech savvy and trusted business partner
  • Leveraging business acumen, data insight and influencing skill to make the right decisions.
  • To elevate business performance and business outcomes.

Main Accountabilities

Procurement Cycle Forecast:

  • Champion price update from Procurement to be considered for the cycle (contract price, landing price, FX, reflection of replenishment or consumption price decision)
  • Drive price variance commentary from procurement and planning between forecast cycle and year-on-year
  • Support Central (offshore) material costing – to be updated quarterly
  • Data cost hygiene review and correct interface; check for material standard cost estimation in SAP.

S&OP and Financial Forecast cash up:

  • Ensure correct interface of procurement cycle forecast PCE in cash up ERP Oracle GCUT
  • Material cost input for country material adjustment (CMA)
  • Prepare and share along with S&OP financial deck material cost assumption – opportunities and risk areas in the forecast (ARO), variance current forecast vs Previous and prior year.
  • Reflect latest appropriate price for key materials in Forecast, where advised due to material change in price and FX.

Month end closing and performance management:

  • Identify top pareto material across all market.
  • Top material cost monitoring and reporting, cost accuracy and performance review across WA
  • Overall material cost performance actual vs forecast commentary.

Control and governance:

  • Purchase price variance (PPV ) monthly review, governance and control framework compliance (GFCF & E-GRC)
  • Overall GFCF material price related compliance (MTD C4.4; MTD C1.7; MTD C1.9; MTD C7.1)
  • Business partnering and value moment.
  • Monthly material savings review and performance tracking (SRS saving reporting system)
  • Risk and opportunity analysis and business update
  • Business and procurement update on material movement year on year and cycle vs cycle NMI/NMCI/FX/Saving/CMA.

Relevant Experience/ Skills

  • University graduate
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in Performance Management/ Management Accounting
  • Strong Excel and financial Modelling skills (PowerBI dashboard developing will be a plus)
  • Professional accounting qualifications (CPA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • To be Fluent in English (French will be a plus).
  • Experiencing working with SAP, Oracle PBCS GCUT or similar accounting software
  • Experience in FP&A, Factory Accounting, Supply Chain Finance
  • Storytelling, data visualising and presentation skills

Key Interfaces:

  • WA Procurement Function (Procurement Director and Manager)
  • Central Africa Finance Procurement
  • WA SCF Managers and Material Cost Controller
  • WA Categories and Finance Business Partners
  • WA FET Forecast & Performance Lead
  • FET Head, WA.

Leadership Behaviours:

  • Have passion for high performance and ability to drive business performance using insight to drive decision.
  • Have strong process design and optimization skills , being able to design and re-engineer core process flows with effective control.
  • Have demonstrated stakeholders’ management skills to ensure maintaining great relation with people having impact and interest in your job
  • have ability to clearly prioritize work for effective job delivery.
  • Have effective communication skills enabling to produce creative, compelling content that engages the audience to make impact and influence.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline

Not Specified.

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