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Jobs Serengeti Breweries Limited, Site Finance Manager



Site Finance Manager  

Job Description

Reports To: Finance Director

Context/Scope

Serengeti
Breweries Limited (SBL) is a fully integrated beverage business in
Diageo Africa (supply and demand for beer and spirits). It is a
subsidiary of East Africa Breweries Limited (EABL), the largest business
unit in Diageo Africa and the largest listed Company on the NSE in
Kenya. SBL was incorporated in 1988 as Associated Breweries Limited and
changed its name to Serengeti Breweries Limited in 2002 and commenced
commercial operations in 1996 with one brewery in Dar es Salaam.

The
company was acquired by EABL in October 2010 and has three breweries
located in Dar es Salaam, Mwanza and Moshi. SBL flagship brand is
Serengeti Premium Lager. Other brand portfolios include Serengeti Lite,
Tusker Lager, Kibo Gold, Pilsner and Senator. Headquartered in Dar es
Salaam, SBL is also the distributor of several global Diageo
international renowned spirit brands such as Johnnie Walker®, Smirnoff
Vodka®, Bailey’s Irish Cream ®, Bond 7 Whiskey® and Gilbeys Gin®.

Market Complexity

SBL
operates in a competitive environment and in a vast geography. The main
player in the beer industry is Tanzania Breweries Ltd which is a
subsidiary of ABInBev. Inflation rates trend below 5% which is in-line
with Country’s ambition and GDP is growing at an average of 6%.

Leadership Responsibilities

Establish
robust Management Environment together with the site management team
members This position will work within the Finance team contributing
towards the outputs/ targets of the department. This position also has
responsibility for coaching and mentorship of the team members within
the unit.

Purpose Of Role

To provide a dedicated
management accounting and performance measurement service to the
operations and logistics team involved in the manufacturing of beer and
spirits. The supply business comprise of the operations and logistics,
and each area has key controls that are necessary to mitigate against
financial loss while providing financial visibility on packaging,
brewing processes for both beer and spirits as well.

Top Accountabilities

  • Coordinate
    the monthly and annual stock counts across all stock categories. Ensure
    that all the stock variances are fully explained.
  • Ensure that all raw materials and components used in the month are issued to process orders within the month.
  • Ensure that the monthly stock variances are approved in line with SOA.
  • Ensure that all stock accounts are fully reconciled to the GL and Physical stocks on monthly basis
  • Monitor the status of stock obsolescence to ensure adequate provision is maintained
  • Help drive delivery of reduced COGS through effective management accounting reviews.
  • Assist and plan development of (Drive out Costs) programmes with site management team.
  • Help drive visibility of costs through effective communication to management and line workers.
  • Drive plant profitability by ensuring monthly site P&Ls are prepared, reviewed and actions tracked.
  • A member of site leadership team and is expected to spearhead robust controls and compliant environment in the site.
  • Commercial responsibilities-Specific for the region
  • Coordinate and consolidate accurate Stock in Trade and Depletions tracking for each distributor by brand for the region.
  • Track and Analyze SFE metrics including collection of points of distribution by key brands
  • Support the demand forecast submission to Sales Ops for the regions based on history and recent orders
  • Analyze Customer and Route profitability

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Qualified CPA/ACCA/ACMA
  • Bachelors degree in finance or accounting
  • Proficient in the use of ERP systems especially SAP
  • Sound people management skills, including the ability to motivate and challenge a team to deliver results
  • Knowledge of all aspects of a finance function, including financial accounting and statutory reporting requirements.
  • Extensive knowledge of Excel
  • Experience of project costing and costing models Experience of working with staff at all levels in an organization

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