Upfield Recruitment 2021

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Upfield Recruitment 2021.

Upfield is a consumer packaged goods company that sells multiple brands of margarine and other food spreads. It includes brands such as Flora, Stork, and I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!. Upfield was spun off from Unilever and purchased by investment firm KKR in 2018.

Job Description

  • Company: Upfield
  • Location: Tema, Greater Accra Region, Ghana
  • State: Tema

Job Title: Finance Analyst

Main Responsibilities:

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OVH, BMI, and Forecasting

  • Management reporting including Financial forecasting/budgeting and longer-term strategic planning processes
  • Managing and reporting of OVHs and BMI costs
  • Ensure correct bookings of costs in P&L as per SCOA
  • Forecast working capital
  • Support related budget owners
  • Provide assistance in forecasting and other ad-hoc business analysis
  • OC Governance, continuous improvement on rule based journals + controls
  • Provide ad-hoc support to countries within the BU

P2P Analysis

  • P2P OC Governance, continuous Improvement on P2P Processes + controls
  • Working Capital forecasting, reporting and commentary;
  • Partnering BMI and Overheads teams with P2P processes
  • P2P Metrics – POT (Payment on time), POC (PO Compliance), FPY (First Pass Yield) – working with/ supporting OC with directive to improve metrics
  • Approval of urgent/ manual payments
  • Query Escalations from business on poor service/ issues
  • Resolve audit queries which IBM/ OC cannot resolve
  • GRNI support
  • Provide ad-hoc support to countries within the BU.

O2C and credit controls

  • Manage customer overdues across all customers
  • Improve working capital through management of customer payment performance and trade term compliance
  • Manage and mitigate bad debt and minimise bad debt provision
  • Work with the shared service teams to ensure effective and aligned communication and deliverables are met
  • Worked with shared service teams to ensure that accounts are reconciled correctly, customer statements issued in a timely manner
  • Work with shared service and other internal functions to ensure that customer claims are placed in a timely manner and support the resolution of deductions on customer accounts
  • Ensure accurate and timely month end reporting
  • Support first line investigation and resolution of EDI issues
  • Raise manual accruals for sales trade terms
  • Prepare and validate rebate review
  • Allocate promotional invoices against correct rebates
  • Resolve deductions, disputed claims that IBM cannot resolve with the sales team
  • Provided support for statutory reporting requirements

Skills, experience, and qualifications: 

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  • A very strong academic record
  • Excellent understanding of financial metrics and FFG Financial processes
  • Very strong track record of delivery in previous Finance roles
  • Very strong work ethic, resilience in the face of pressure, good team player, ability to meet multiple stretching deadlines, great communication skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Strong analytical bias and Microsoft Excel skills
  • PowerPoint capability

How to Apply

Interested applicants should CLICK HERE to apply.

 

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