Demonstrable technical ability both in finance & IT (Excel & MIS systems).
Strong interpersonal & communications skills.
People management skills.
Good interpersonal, communication & influencing skills.
Understanding of Food/FMCG & factory operations.
Costing & Cost-Benefit Analysis.
Monthly Financial statements; Profit or Loss Account, Balance Sheet.
Analysis for review & sign-off with the stakeholders.
Finalization of annual accounts.
Interacting with Internal & External Auditors.
Opex & Capex budget preparations.
Understanding of BOM & Input-Output analysis with Production, QA/QC team.
Analyzing actual performance variances versus performance norms & budget. (Clearly highlighting trends & variations)
Cost monitoring & cost cutting initiatives.
Generate analytical insight into production costs to improve efficiency & generate incremental profit.
Coordinating the monthly S&OP & demand forecast meeting to ensure accurate forecast of production & material requirements.
Ensure clear communication of agreed plan from the S&OP meetings & follow through to ensure orders are placed in line with agreed plan.
Follow up on shipments & highlight any risk or opportunities versus monthly forecast.