Latest Jobs in an FMCG Industry

Workforce Group – Our client, in the FMCG Industry, is recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Cost Accountant

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The Accountant will be responsible for monitoring the cost of labour by checking overtime hours against staffing and productions scheduled.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare, analyze and report weekly, monthly, quarterly gross margin analysis by brand by customer type
  • Assist in month-end closing, prepare journal entries as necessary, analyze inventory evaluation, inventory roll forward
  • Prepare collateral reporting
  • Coordinate with IT department for system issues, maintenance and development such as production, purchasing, import/export, accounts payable, accounts receivable, import/export IT, receiving, shipping, and other.
  • Analyze cost accounting data and assist with cycle count/physical inventories
  • Maintain internal control documentation and test internal controls
  • Support and assist internal department reporting requirements such as audit schedules, tax schedules and others
  • Ensure timely submission, accuracy and validity of inventory, gross margin schedules to management

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through 3 or more years of related experience
  • Ability to apply knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles & Cost Accounting Standards

Job Title: Inventory Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • We are looking for an Inventory Manager to plan, organize, direct, manage and evaluate the inventory management activities and budget of the organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Devise ways to optimize inventory control procedures
  • Inspect the levels of business supplies and raw material to identify shortages
  • Ensure product stock is adequate for all distribution channels and can cover direct demand from customers
  • Record daily deliveries and shipments to reconcile inventory
  • Use software to monitor demand and document characteristics of inventory
  • Place orders to replenish stock avoiding insufficiencies or excessive surplus
  • Analyze data to anticipate future needs
  • Evaluate suppliers to achieve cost-effective deals and maintain trust relationships

Job Requirements

  • B.Sc/BA in Business Administration, Logistics or relevant field
  • Proven experience as inventory manager or similar position
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Ability to accurately track inventory and create reports

Deadline: 15th April, 2018.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated Resume to: jobs@wfmcentre.com or yinka.adebanjo@workforcegroup.com using ‘Cost Accountant’ as the subject of the mail.

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