Friday 29 June 2012


PZ Cussons Latest Job Opening

We develop leading brands for the markets in which we operate. Whilst some have global reach, the majority of our brands are sold only in local and regional markets as we create products that are particularly suited to local needs and tastes. Our strategy is to grow these brands so they achieve category leading positions in their markets and we continually review and expand the categories in which we operate to ensure profitable growth. We are proud of our portfolio of category leading brands which are developed to satisfy the particular needs of local consumers.

The following positions are vacant for employment;


All Business Units – Lagos

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER The successful candidate will be required to:
• Provide financial leadership to the business, and oversee the controls, budgets and act as an interface with accounting.
• Ensure that financial targets are met and drive the business planning process.
• On a monthly basis conduct balance sheet reconciliation reviews to highlight any profit risks and opportunities, and ensure that these get addressed.
• Drive category margins through SKU profitability assessments and reports.
• Drive the weekly financial reporting process and ensure effective weekly overhead controls.
• Ensure timely submission of budget and forecast to the group.
• Ensure spending controls are in place.
• Ensure that the company’s assets are safe-guarded by working closely with internal audit to ensure that appropriate levels of controls are in place and that any exposures are addressed.

  • ICAN, ACA or ACCA qualification.
  • At least 10 years post NYSC experience in an FMCG outfit.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in financial accounting, budget preparation as well as systems developments and financial controls.
  • Manufacturing and costing experience.
  • Critical to this position is interpersonal skills and effective communication both verbal and written.
  • Strong system knowledge of ERP and financial modelling tools. Mfg Pro and Hyperion experience would be an advantage.
  • Have a CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our core values – COURAGE, ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING, DRIVE and ONENESS
CLOSING DATE: 30 Jul 2012.

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