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Guiness Jobs in Lagos for Business Audit Manager

Guiness Nigeria Plc – We are Guinness Nigeria, member of Diageo Plc the world’s leading premium
drinks business with an unrivalled collection of beverage alcohol & non-alcohol brands across the Spirits, Wine & Beer categories.

Guinness Nigeria operates a Total Beverage Business (TBB). A key contributor to the success of the GNPLC strategic plan is an effective & flexible field sales force demonstrating industry leadership in both volume driving & brand building activity. We put the customer at the heart of everything we do, and through this, will deliver sustained, mutual growth for our brands, categories, customers and partners. Will you partner with us on this journey?

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Audit Manager

AutoReqId: 42662BR
Function: Finance
Location: Lagos
Level: L5 (M1)
Reports to: Business Audit and Risk Manager

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 Required
A 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.

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