Latest Career Opportunity at Nestle Nigeria Plc on 2017

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POSITION : Cost Analyst

 Description

  • As our Cost Analyst for the Nestlé Waters business, you will provide support to the Factory in the pursuit of cost optimization, adequate internal control and compliance.
  • By providing visibility and insight into manufacturing variances, the integrity of financial reporting will be ensured. You will work closely with manufacturing to understand how they impact on financial result.

Responsibilities

  • Be an active contributor to improvement projects and initiatives and seek, support cost improvement opportunities.
  • Review daily, weekly and monthly variances; analyze, challenge and investigate variances.
  • Review and validate factory reporting of weekly actuals and provide these reports to facilitate meetings thereby ensuring transparency and reliability of information.
  • Perform financial simulations, product costing and CAPEX evaluations as required.
  • Coordinate and provide inputs for budgeting, capacity runs, planning and for dynamic forecast.
  • Analyze actual cost of production and prepare periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
  • Coordinate monthly and year-end inventory.
  • Perform budgetary control and raise flags where appropriate, as well as assist on necessary and on-time corrective actions

Profile

  • B.Sc. or HND (Minimum of 2.2 or Lower Credit respectively) in Accounting or Finance.
  • Must be ICAN / ACCA Certified.
  • Must have 1 year post NYSC experience in Accounting & Costing in a Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) environment.
  • Manufacturing costing experience, ideally within a factory or supply chain environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Microsoft Office package skill proficiency, including intermediate skill level in Excel, Word, basic PowerPoint and Access; SAP (or the equivalent ERP) experience.