GBfoods Africa Recruitment for Regional Planning and Consolidation Business Partner

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for GBfoods Africa Recruitment for Regional Planning and Consolidation Business Partner.

GINO BU of GB foods is a leading FMCG group in West and Central Africa. They are into Trading and Manufacturing of branded food products for the African market. GB foods is present with its daily meal products in Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, CIS Republics, in 30 countries in Africa and the Middle East through prestigious brands as Gallina Blanca, Star, Jumbo, Grand’Italia and Gino. GBFoods – Africa GINO BU has a turnover of around 300 Million USD. Globally we are at about 1 Billion USD turnover.

Job Description

  • Company: GBfoods Africa
  • Location: Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time

Role & Responsibilities:

We are looking for a Regional Planning and Consolidation Business Partner who will be in charge of coordinating and executing GBfoods Africa Business Planning, Financial Consolidation and Reporting in line with group policies and procedures. The responsibilities cover every aspects of Balance sheet, Profit and loss, Cash flow and Reporting to all stakeholders including Africa management team and Board.

Essential Functions:

1. Planning activities

    • Implementation of Budget and recurrent Forecast: Definition, communication and control of global calendar; building templates, management of deadline and contingencies during the process.
    • Data Quality check: Ensure accuracy, completeness and consistency of data, information, assumptions from various stakeholders during Budget and Forecast process (Countries, Sub Business Unit and Business Unit).
    • Proactive and efficient communication: Ensure regular and efficient communication within Africa region related to budget and forecast for proper management of relevant facts and information, unexpected deviation. Establish and Maintain proper communication and collaboration with Group Corporate and Africa region in order to meet deadline and update on Africa Region challenges.

2. Consolidation and Reporting activities

    • Manage in efficient and effective manner in collaboration with IT, Accounting team and Group Corporate all preliminary works related to Closing: System alignment, Stakeholders involved, expectation and deliverables.
    • Proper management of deadline across all sites in Africa Region through regular communication with all Financial Controller during closing. Contribute to create a confident working atmosphere within Finance department to improve performance from all stakeholders.
    • Coordinate efficiently monthly closing from all companies and GBfoods Africa consolidation process (Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss and Cashflow).
    • Ensure Africa closing is performing following Managerial and statutory Group accounting manual, All deviations and non-compliances duly investigated and solved on a timely basis. Provide strong technical support when needed and solve proactively all potential issues encountered.
    • Control and analyze Africa Topline, Marginality, expenses, cost structures and other variables that influence the margins and profitability. Demonstrate high-level understanding of Business and their financial implication, evaluate the causes of deviations Vs Budget/Forecast.
    • Produce and present to Management team on a monthly basis Africa Business Report, highlighting performance drivers, areas of concerns and potential risks, and proposing an alternative to fuel decision-making process.

How to Apply

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