Manufacturing / FMCG / Industrial

Recent Job Openings in an FMCG) Industry, 13th August, 2019

Ascentech Services Limited – Our client in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:


Job Title: Accountant

Location: Lagos

Job brief

  • The successful candidate will monitor cash flow, create financial reports, verify figures, and prepare financial forecasts.


  • Conversant and working experience in ERP environment
  • Preparation of daily bank balance position / Daily Finance Report
  • Bank reconciliations on daily basis
  • Margin money reconciliation
  • LC / BC position reconciliation
  • Maintain the LG movement & status lists up-to-date at all times.
  • Responsible for the accounting for the LC movements in the books
  • Calculation and posting of OD interest
  • Calculation and posting of LC Interest and LC charges
  • OD and STF and other loan Position
  • Preparing Bid letters.
  • Forex related works and follow up with banks
  • Authorising all vouchers emanating from bank reconciliation once its correctness is ensured.
  • Checking and approving daily bank reconciliation and ensure:
    • That all pending debits in bank statements are treated and accounted on daily basis.
    • All lodgments entered in tally are reflecting in bank statement….
  • Preparing and presenting monthly projected and actual cash flow for each coming month before end of month.
  • Ensuring correct and timely LC/BC reports every day.
  • Follow up with banks for any excess charge or debits.
  • Ensuring that system of daily bank reconciliation and daily collection/lodgment reconciliation


  • B.Sc in Accounting or Finance or related course
  • CPA, CMA, CFA is an advantage
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Treasury function of a corporate environment
  • Current / previous experience in the banking sector is an advantage


  • Knowledge of ARC (Accounts Receivable Cycle) and APC (Accounts Payable Cycle).
  • Knowledge of LC (Letter of Credit) procedures: opening, follow-up and settlement.
  • Basic Knowledge of loans administration.


  • Excellent Skill in written and oral communication and interpersonal
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills with high attention to details
  • Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications: MS Office especially Excel.
  • Skill in managing multiple priorities to meet deadlines
  • Very good negotiation skills

Job Title: Sales Support Executive / Data Analyst

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • Analyze Sales Data
  • Develop Projections and Forecasts
  • Guide Marketing Efforts
  • Examine Company Budgets
  • Present Reports to Company Leadership.

Job Description

  • The successful candidate will turn sales data into information, information into insight and insight into business decisions for management.


  • Analyze past sales data and market trends and use those analyses to produce sales forecasts and strategies.
  • Develop and implement data analyses, data collection systems and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
  • Support business decision by tracking and providing reports on opportunity/threat analysis, promotional ROI and forecasting sales.
  • Examines company’s production, distribution, and marketing systems to address possible shortcomings.
  • Work with internal partners to apply sales data to organizational development.
  • Contribute to the streamlining of the sales process.
  • Coordinate with marketing teams to create promotional activities and suggest other methods to boost sales.
  • Monitor performance and quality control plans of sales force and distributors to identify improvements
  • Work with management to prioritize business and information needs
  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities
  • To provide advice to marketing departments, sales teams, and executives to develop sales targets, assess strategies to boost revenue, and develop promotional campaigns and budgets.


  • Proven working experience as a data analyst or business data analyst
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS etc)
  • Minimum 3-7 yrs. exp. of the sales coordination and FMCG market dynamics
  • B.Sc or equivalent in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics


  • Must possess strong analytical skills to detect patterns and trends,
  • Strong communications skills,
  • Creative thinking and initiative
  • Adept at queries
  • Report writing
  • Team coordination
  • Presentation skills
  • Presenting findings
  • Strong presentation skill
  • Highly organized and attention to detail
  • Inclination & drive to handle sales support activities
  • Collaborative & creative approach to problem-solving

Deadline: 21st August, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send in their CV (MS Word format) to: using the “Job Title” as subject of the mail.

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