Role details

Head of Finance - North Africa Region

Cairo   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Big International Group in the FMCG industry
  • Attractive package

About Our Client

Our client is a Multinational in consumer goods industry.

Job Description

Reporting to the Finance Director Middle-East & West Africa, you will have responsibility for the following:

1/ Financial Consolidation & Review:
- Lead the financial planning of the business plan,
- Lead the periodic financial performance reviews & budget variance analysis providing a summary overview of performance to the Board,
- Monitor & review active participation of the Finance Partners in BU Management Meetings, Brand Plans, Board Reviews & Strategic Plans,

2/ Finance Management:
- Long term strategic and short term business planning,
- Financial Reporting,
- Budget planning and controlling,

3/ Forecast Accuracy:
Lead the Company in adopting a culture of forecast accuracy through:
- Meeting with each BUM to review their understanding of forecast accuracy and their associated business performance,
- Reviewing the forecast accuracy each Business Unit with relevant Finance Partner in order to understand the variances to forecast and most recent plans,
- Partner with NAF Board to ensure NAF ability to meet regional and corporate requirements and manage expectations,

4/ Cost Control:
- Set objectives, actions & follow-up to promote a cost control through encouraging the Business Units to adopt improved procurement processes & performing detailed cost monitoring & control.

The Successful Applicant

You hold a Bachelor degree in Finance / Accounting. CPA credentials and/or Masters' degree a plus.

Minimum of 10-12 years of progressive experience in Finance/ Business controlling in a large corporation and preferably in the FMCG industry.

Strong command of English and Arabic.

What's on Offer

Attractive package

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