General Manufacturing / FMCG / Industrial

Business Audit Manager Job Opening at Diageo

Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of international
brands across spirits, wine and beer. Our global priority brand portfolio consists of Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Guinness, Baileys, J&B, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and many more. Diageo trades in approximately 180 markets and employs over 25,000 talented people around the world. With offices in 80 countries, we also have manufacturing facilities across the globe including Great Britain, Ireland, United States, Canada, Spain, Italy, Africa, Latin America, Australia, India and the Caribbean. Our great range of brands and geographic spread means that people can celebrate with our products at every occasion no matter where they are in the world. This is why ‘celebrating life every day, everywhere’ is at the core of what we do

Job Title: Business Audit Manager
Diageo – Lagos – Nigeria

Job description
Purpose The primary focus of this role is to support the In – Market executive management in providing assurance on the effectiveness of risk management and control procedures across the business, highlighting particular risk areas.

This role has no specific financial responsibilities such as managing budgets, but the individual will be expected to work closely with business functions to proactively assess the effectiveness of the Controls Compliance and Ethics framework.
Market Complexity:
Guinness Nigeria operates in a dynamic environment with Brewery operations in Lagos and Benin with depots in various locations within Nigeria. Diageo Brands Nigeria – a premium spirits business – is also in Scope.
Leadership Responsibilities:
Diageo leadership capabilities apply to this role as listed below:

    Be Authentic
    Find Solutions
    Connect to the Diageo Purpose
    Manage People For Success
    Consistently Deliver Great Performance
    Grow Yourself

The role holder will be expected to work in a variety of team situations as well as be able to deliver work on his/her own. He/she should develop a good understanding of Guinness Nigeria’s and Diageo Brands primary financial processes and business operations and build relationships across the entire business.

Top 4 Accountabilities

    Plan and execute risk – based audits that provide assurance on the effectiveness of compliance and ethics, risk management and control procedures.
    Plan and execute finance – based audits
    Plan and execute specialised audits and investigations
    Facilitate and support external audits and follow up on audit issues and ensure prompt closure of identified gaps.

Qualifications and Experience RequiredA minimum of 5 years cognate experience in a reputable audit firm. Further experience in a multinational corporate environment is an added advantage. Qualified Accountant and professional qualification or equivalent experience in one or more of the below:

    FMCG industry and related business issues such as brand management or brand financial management, production, logistics
    Risk management techniques
    Internal / external audit experience
    Business consulting and Tax
    Information systems
    Experience in multicultural / multilingual environments

Barriers to Success in Role

    Inability to work in changing teams and locations.
    Unable to work alone or with limited supervision
    Lack of confidence and sufficient knowledge to challenge senior management on the effectiveness of the Controls Compliance and Ethics environment.

How to Apply

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