25 Jan 2023

Assistant Financial Controller – Commercial (Maternity Cover) at 54 FMCG

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Job Description


  • Prepare monthly financial reports
  • Ensure Commercial and Logistics capex is in line with the budget
  • Producing period-end adjustments in line with the company’s policies and procedures and support the monthly closing activities.
  • Control and monitor the trade and consumer spend
  • Prepare and analyze the channel and SKU Profitability and customer contribution statement
  • Prepare and analyze the monthly Gross Profit variance
  • Monitor and follow up of the company credit policy
  • Keeps track with developments in all area of the business especially in the area related to Margin Analysis, Trade and consumer spend, overhead and currency fluctuation.
  • Control departments budget consumption and ensure expenditures are under control
  • Follow up the timely recording keeping, reconciliation and reporting of all company’s payables/supplier’s accounts/Agent/distributor accounts.
  • Support the year-end financial audit and tax audit
  • Support in budgeting process by collecting past data and other information from respective departments
  • Coordinate with commerce team for Annual plan & latest estimate preparation
  • Closely working with business partners team on budget utilization & improvement areas
  • Monthly evaluate & confirm Sales force bonus & agents performance pay
  • Process adherence on NAV system related to General ledger, accruals, reporting and related reconciliations

Job Requirements


Functional competency : Functional knowledge of manufacturing finance, Inventory & cost accounting is a must with 4 to 5 years of experience with FMCG background.

Other competencies

  • Passion
  • Teamwork
  • Knowledge and Skills
  • Integrity
  • Ownership
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Analytical Thinking


Education: BA in Accounting/MSc in Finance /and Accounting/MBA

Experience: 4-5 years financial, commercial & market experience in accounting/analytical roles with FMCG sector experience and experience of managing teams.

Must have experience of:

  • Business Performance evaluation
  • Budgeting & Forecasting for multiple business units
  • Good internal/external communicator being able to build strong relationships, influencing and presenting at a senior level Desirable
  • Working experience in Ethiopia
  • Knowledge of local market environment & trends, government policy and regulatory requirements

Method of Application

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  [email protected]
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 1 February. 2023


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