Job Vacancies at Kimberly-Clark

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people – nearly a quarter of the world’s population – trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With a 135-year history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and putting them in the right jobs so that they can do their best work. If original thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Controller – WECA
Location:
 Lagos
Job Description
Internal Control:
  • Develop, implement and maintain a risk management policy.
  • Maintain, develop or enhance the systems of internal controls in the WECA region, ensuring compliance with the CFI’s and procedures.
  • Plan and oversee Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program, including review of controls, design of testing and preparation of management’s assessment of internal controls.
  • Manage the external audit function through planning and execution to ensure reporting requirements are met.
  • Initiate and maintain constructive dialogue with all business functions to create and grow internal control awareness in the business.
Finance Operations and Reporting:
  • Manage through appropriate planning and co-ordination the completion of monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual financial reporting to shareholders according to their requirements, ensuring accuracy and completeness.
  • Maintain, through appropriate review and analyses the accuracy, completeness and integrity of the corporation’s consolidated financial transactions to ensure correct financial results are reported.
  • Plan and analyse financial data through the review and preparation of general ledger reconciliations in accordance with corporate financial policies, legal and statutory requirements to ensure the financial accuracy and integrity of the financial records which are used as a basis for reporting financial results to shareholders.
  • Monitor doubtful debt exposures and adherence to credit management policies. Participate in managing unusually large or complex credit structures for specific exposures in collaboration with Legal or and other department.
  • Manage the Company’s short-term funding requirements through the investigation and cost efficient use of suitable and adequate banking facilities.
  • Ensure that all capital expenditures are correctly reported and accounted under US GAAP and local GAAP, the disposal of assets are recorded according to internal procedures and all assets CFI are respected.
  • Maintain, through appropriate review and analyses the accuracy, completeness and integrity of the corporation’s consolidated financial transactions to ensure correct financial results are reported.
  • Monitor intercompany transactions; transfer pricing, accounts payables, accounts receivables, payments and reconciliations with proper authorisation for any discrepancy adjustment.
  • Drive achievement of Cash Conversion Cycle targets by leading the Steering Group, identifying risks & opportunities and reporting to SALT on a monthly basis.
  • Grow equity value – increase gross profit and reduce debt.
  • Oversight of day to day accounting to reporting operations ensuring that issues are timely identified and solved or escalated to the appropriate level including establishing and maintaining a robust and sustainable balance sheet reconciliation process.
  • Ensure annual tax return prepared and submitted in accordance with statutory requirements. The tax returns must be updated monthly to provide input for budgets and forecasts.

Business Partner:
  • Expand financial reporting systems to proactively provide the commercial and management team with useful data.
  • Drive effective internal and external communication interactions.
  • Provide valuable inputs into aspects across the business to execute and drive maximised profitability.
  • Effectively manage MEA/KCI senior management and other stakeholder relationships.
  • Lead systems integration efforts.
Minimum Requirements
  • B.Com, CIMA or similar financial qualification with a minimum of ten years experience in all aspects of accounting, preferably within a FMCG or manufacturing environment at a senior management level.
  • 5+ years of experience in Accounting and Reporting in a multinational context.
  • Good knowledge of US GAAP reporting gained in multinational context, Good knowledge of Local GAAP in one or more of the European Geographies and exposure to IAS.
  • Good understanding of tax accounting and reporting.
  • Exposure to major ERP system, preferably SAP R3.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

Job Title: Engineering Manager
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Worker Type: Employee
Worker Sub-Type: Regular
Time Type: Full time
Job Description
  • Ensure assets are maintained in a “Safe to operate” condition at all times while promoting all aspects of safe working practices to meet all safety and housekeeping objectives of the plant.
  • Focus on identifying potential leaders through KC Culture demonstration: 6 main behaviours in our culture: win consistently, continuously improve, build trust, build talent, make decisions, think customer. 4 values: caring, accountability, innovation, authentic.
  • Ensure compliance with the expenditure budget allocated.
  • Promote continuous engineering benchmarking and development of KPI’s while driving continuous improvement in terms of cost management.
  • Ensure that all relevant statutory and legal requirements are adhered to
  • Develop and execute a world class maintenance strategy for the mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, and Civils, within the plant maintenance teams.
  • Develop and implement best practice management, encompassing lean methodology in the areas of, Capex, preventive maintenance and project management excellence in the area of systems and processes.
  • Lead, plan and execute Mill efficiency and plant capacity and improvement modification projects.
  • Create an environment of continuous improvement through empowerment, education and training.
  • Develop a sense of belonging by creating a workplace that encourages high involvement and maximises the capabilities of team and individuals.

Minimum Requirements
  • B.Sc Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or equivalent tertiary education.
  • 10 years previous engineering and leadership experience in FMCG environment.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

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