Manufacturing / FMCG / Industrial

Fresh Vacancy at Guinness Nigeria Plc, 29th November, 2010

Guinness Nigeria Plc is a major market for Diageo: Guinness Nigeria operates in the unique and fast growing alcohol industry of over 15mhl beer potential. It is the only company that does Total Beverage Alcohol (TBA) in Nigeria. It’s an on trade dominated market but with a fast growing off trade channel.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head Business Performance & Finance Change Lead

AutoReqId: 64411BR
Location: Lagos
Function: Finance
Type of Job: Employee
Level: 4- Senior Level
Reports To: Finance Director, Nigeria


  • Interested in joining a dynamic team environment that is constantly seeking innovative approaches and solutions?
  • If yes, then apply.

Business Context
Diageo is the name behind many of the world’s best loved premium drinks brands, including Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Guinness, Baileys J&B, Captain Morgan, Singleton, and Tanqueray. We employ 24,000 people in 180 markets to deliver profitable, sustainable growth for our shareholders. As a company, we want to be famous for our people, our performance and our brands. This means we must release the potential of every employee, engage consumers’ needs and win wherever we compete.

Our performance ambition calls for us to create the best performing most trusted and respected consumer products company in the world. Critical to this is the protection of stakeholder investments and compliance to international & local regulations. As a company quoted in the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and London Stock Exchange (LSE) we are required to comply with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Control Assessment and Risk Management (CARM).

In addition, Guinness Nigeria Plc, as a company quoted in the Nigeria Stock Exchange, is required to comply with Local Statutory standards. Guinness Nigeria is a leading brewer and marketer of premium alcoholic and malt drinks in Nigeria. It has the vision of being the Nigeria’s No 1 brewer. In recognition of this, Guinness Nigeria Plc has approved the role of a Payroll Accountant to handle Payroll administration and ensure effective reporting of Payroll items within the financial reporting framework.

Function Context
The finance functions within Diageo both at the headquarters and in markets has a mission to be great business partners driving great business performance. As business partners, the finance team works with leadership teams to manage and report the performance of the business, champion rigor in decision making and identify and mitigate risks, while seeking out commercial opportunities to add value for the organization.

Typical roles would include in-market positions (ranging from planning and reporting analysts to finance directors) as well as a central business support function which provides dedicated experts to partner markets in the delivery of strategic projects and initiatives. In addition, there are a number of more specialist functions, including Audit and Risk, Treasury, Tax and Strategy.

Purpose of the Role

  • BPM Manager is a critical role within the organization responsible for leading business performance agenda for Guinness Nigeria Hub providing concise, quality management and financial information, analysis and insights to shape and support business decisions.

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • First Degree in relevant field as well as a recognized accounting professional qualification.
  • Minimum 5 -8 years relevant experience in FMCG Company.
  • Leadership experience, has managed a sizeable team
  • Strong analytical, influencing, communication and problem solving skills.

Top Accountabilities

  • Responsible for coordinating and putting together the annual planning (AOP) process for the business including end-to-end pulling together of inputs across Supply and Demand organization.
  • Timely and accurate reporting of monthly business performance and proactive anticipation, judgement and management of risks and opportunities leading into performance Outlook on an ongoing basis.
  • Working capital management through proper cash flow forecasting, monitoring and reporting to achieve desired cash objective.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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