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Vacancy At GlaxoSmithKline Plc.

Date Posted: 07/Oct/2013
Deadline: 17/Oct/2013
  • Specialization Industry Jobs
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

Position: Finance Manager


Job Purpose/Scope

This job exists to:

- Complete financial accounting of transactions in line with local entity accounting policies

- Prepare monthly financial data and complete month end accounting

- Prepare monthly schedules and various control account reconciliations


Key Responsibilities

- Financial accounting of all commercial transactions at GMS Site in compliance with financial & accounting policies issued by Corporate Finance. Plan and implement actions for proper accounts closing every month & complete proper reporting for Inventory, Payroll, Insurance, MIS, Schedules, and other reports every month/quarter/year as per timetables defined by Head Office.

- Organize the local timetables, data requirements, analysis and review of all financial exercises including Annual Plans, periodic forecast and monthly actual reporting.

- Co-ordinate the preparation and presentation of 3/1 Plan, Standard Cost and other financial plans.

- Monitor and recommend remedial actions on deviations from plan and standards in the areas of production performance, overheads expenditure, capital expenditure and working capital

- Ensure Inventory Controls at Receipt, Issue & Consumption points. Assist warehouse in preparing correct standard operating procedures (SOPs) and ensure that SOPs are in place & in use.

- Involved in physical Stock taking for RM/PM/FG on Monthly basis. Analyse the variances, ensure corrective entries, if any, are passed in the system by Warehouse after getting the required approvals.

- ABC classification of Engineering Stores items. Ensure Cycle counting of Engineering Stores to cover all A category items once in a year, B category items once in two years & all C category items once in three years.

- Ensure proper accounting of any potential write off / write back so as to ensure true financial position at any point in time. Keep audit trail of documents. 

- Provide training to users on usage of correct codes in NIPP system.

- Maintain MFG-Pro cost accounting and financial database, including period close. Ensure proper accounting, analysis and reconciliation.

- Ensure that receipt of materials in MFG Pro & NIPP are on timely basis & all the documents required for payment booking are flowing to HOF on timely basis.

- Review with accounts payable on payment status on weekly basis & ensure 0% delay in payment to vendors. 

- Review Supplier Suspense accounts on regular basis & clear all outstanding import materials transactions on regular basis.

- Review POs & ensure that all POs are issued at NDP except for the imported material bought through Logistic Dept where in the PO & receipt in system should be on Std Cost Basis.

- Ensure that the physical cash tallies with JDE balance & Cash book Balance.

- Liaise with Statutory & Internal auditors, ensure smooth & nil observations during audits.

- Prepare Insurance incident reports & liaise with Corporate Finance for filling Insurance Claims as & when required. Follow up for the outstanding claims & ensure proper accounting.


Qualifications, Experience

- Must be a Qualified Chartered Accountant 

- Must possess at least 10 years experience in areas of Finance, Cost Management.

- Exposure in ERP & online working environments is preferred



- Must be computer literate. 

- Sound knowledge of Excel, Power Point is essential.

- Sound knowledge of Cost accounting and cost management tools and techniques.

- Possess strong analytical skills & commercial acumen

- Ability to meet deadlines.

- Apt communication skills for effective presentation of analytical results and driving decisions.

- Ability to think “Out of the Box”

- Be pro-active and drive changes.

- Team Player & should possess good inter personal skills.

Method of Application

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