GBfoods Africa Recruitment 2023/2024

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for GBfoods Africa Recruitment 2022.

GINO BU of GB foods is a leading FMCG group in West and Central Africa. They are into Trading and Manufacturing branded food products for the African market. GB foods are present with its daily meal products in Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, and CIS Republics, in 30 countries in Africa and the Middle East through prestigious brands such 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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: SAP IT Finance Consultant

Job Description

We are currently looking for an SAP IT FINANCE CONSULTANT reporting to the Corporate IT PMO based in our regional office in Accra. The successful candidate will be responsible for the maintenance and evolution of Finance applications and provide support to business units in Africa. The position will mainly focus on SAP FICO & COPA and new implementation tools, contributing to driving our Finance landscape into the future. The ideal candidate should have deep knowledge of both, Finance business process and functional IT Finance Management tools.


The scope of responsibility is the Africa Business Units (Ghana, Nigeria, Algeria, West Africa, and Central-East Africa) which includes mainly our work centers in Ghana, Nigeria, Algeria, and Senegal. The IT Finance Consultant must be close to the business so moderate travel availability is mandatory.


  • Manage end-to-end implementation of new developments/enhancements in collaboration with external consultants including analysis, design, development, testing, user training, and documentation review.
  • Participate in the definition of business requirements and perform a gap analysis between finance requirements and SAP FICO standard functionalities.
  • Perform analysis of impacts in current finance systems due to changes requested or new projects.
  • Close cooperation with global and local finance process owners to design and deploy future-oriented processes.
  • Provides guidance and information to business partners on system capabilities and challenges of the current finance process.
  • Ensures quality delivery of development from external resources.
  • Coordinate with Regional IT Manager the interaction between applications-infrastructure in the different projects
  • First point of call for an escalation in Applications and IT&BP issues
  • Understand processes across the organization to efficiently coordinate all GBfoods IT applications and business processes
  • Ensure coordination with the corporate team to ensure corporate processes are correctly implemented in the Business Units
  • Help the rest of the support Team to assess the impact, urgency, and criticality of the incidents and improvement requests reported by business


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Business Administration.
  • Demonstrate experience with different SAP FICO modules (Asset, GL, Account payable, Account receivable, treasury, Banking, controlling).
  • Knowledge of other SAP modules i.e., BPC, COPA, and SAC would be an advantage.
  • Project Management experience
  • Solution-oriented mentality with a high affinity for new technologies and automation standardization.
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and time-management skills.
  • A proactive person with the ability to build relationships and work effectively both independently and within a team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders of different backgrounds
  • Ability to work closely with team members across all business units and with the management team to ensure coordination of all efforts and real-time
  • Knowledge of process and cloud integrations.
  • communication with all stakeholders.
  • Business-level proficiency in both English and French languages is an added advantage

How to Apply

Interested applicants should CLICK HERE to  apply

Application Deadline: 27th March 2023


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