Jan 2018 Job Vacancy Guinness for Financial Controlling Analyst in Kenya


Job Application: Guinness for Financial Controlling Analyst in Kenya

Career Vacancy: Guinness for Financial Controlling Analyst in Kenya

Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL) is a leading brewer and marketer of premium alcoholic and malt drinks in Ghana. GGBL operates from two sites in five drinks categories: Beer, RTD, Malt and Mainstream Spirits as well as the distribution of Premium Spirits.
Guinness Ghana is Ghana’s leading Beverage BusinessFinancial:
F18 AOP NSV and TP are GBP 117.3m and GBP 10m respectively

Market Complexity:

Ghana is a multi-brand market operating in a volatile economic environment. The market has responsibility for both the Demand and Supply functions. The listing on the local Stock exchange brings added complexity. Uses SAP SBM with the Africa Shared Service Centre (ABSC), based in Kenya, supporting the RTR and PTP business functions.

Leadership Responsibilities:


  • Stands for what he/she feels is right and important, whatever is the audience. Builds and sustains trust with others through real relationships. Demonstrates the kind of personal integrity that inspires others. Shows commitment to outstanding team work.
  • Think in the future, anticipate trends and opportunities. Bring possibilities to life, demonstrating the ability to move from ideas to action. Is imaginative in finding solutions to issues and pursuing opportunities for the business.
  • Understands the Diageo Purpose and bring it to life. Values the differences in people, treating everyone with respect and dignity.
  • Is focused on priorities – demonstrate rigour and brilliant execution. Has a positive outlook, channelling his/her energy into finding opportunities and solutions even in times of uncertainty and ambiguity.
Has humility; is open to learning and ideas from others. Demonstrates self-awareness. Is committed to grow his / her own capability and experiencePurpose of Role:

A key support role to the Finance Controller. Key role in driving market compliance on BFC reporting, including productivity and the highest standards of planning, reporting and process management.

Top Accountabilities

  • Coordinate AOP planning process – taking in to the input from the market commercial finance team on volumes and NSV, input from Supply on COGS and pulling the rest of the P&L including A&P, OH, OIE. Prepare schedules, slides as required to support the FC and FD on the above market conversations.
  • Manage/co-ordinate all pieces/functions supporting the plan for reporting into BFC – Vol, NSV, COGS, A&P, Overheads, OIE, Cash and BS. Ensure accurate and timely submission.
  • Prepare R&O files/schedules for discussion with FD around each P&L lines including Volume and NSV. Lead the WD1 and WD2 calls with FC and FD pulling inputs on actual and Outlook from all the team
  • Lead and own the monthly R&O process, coordinating and holding other departments to account. Ensure accurate and timely submission of BFC requirements – P&L, Shipments, Depletions and Cash and of ARM offline templates as part of R&O requirements.
  • Prepare local BPM pack including – VPM’s, NSV rates and analysis etc. for FC and FD’s use on performance calls. Lead on Micro strategy roll-out for the market.
  • Track and report on a daily basis volume and NSV performance of the business relative to AOP and S&OP. Send on a weekly basis Depletions performance of the business to the leadership team for review.
Support/prepare finance input into Exec Meetings, S&OP, Town Hall meetings and any other required presentations.Qualifications:


  • Tertiary degree level/ MBA
  • In market knowledge – understands and relates to sales and marketing terminology and key performance drivers
  • Conceptual, problem solving/analytical skills
  • Good experience of relationship building

External Job Title Financial Controlling Analyst – NSV,TI – Reports

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