Jobs Career Advice Signup

Send this job to a friend


Did you notice an error or suspect this job is scam? Tell us.

  • Posted: Jun 1, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Never pay for any CBT, test or assessment as part of any recruitment process. When in doubt, contact us

    At Beiersdorf, we could tell you quite a bit about our work environment, but it would probably be best for you to experience it yourself and see how it feels to make a personal contribution toward the success of such well-known brands as NIVEA, Eucerin, Labello, 8x4 and Hansaplast
    Read more about this company


    Finance and IT Director - CEWA


    • Driving transparent financial management in all 3 affiliates of CEWA, ensuring adherence to IFRS, local GAAP compliance, and Beiersdorf internal controls.
    • Taking full direct ownership of Accounting, IT, Treasury, Audit and Tax in the affiliate of Kenya and the same through local finance teams in Nigeria and Ghana.
    • Member of the Central, East and West Africa (CEWA) Leadership team, playing a key business partnering role to deliver the business strategy.


    Commercial Controlling

    • Leading all Management Unit (MU) planning, forecasting, and reporting processes together with the Financial Managers of the affiliates in the dedicated MU.
    • Gathering, analyzing, and preparing relevant financial information as basis for planning, steering and decision making, to improve efficiency and profitability of the MU.
    • Work with Cross-functional team to deliver efficiency and cost optimization programs.
    • Work with Commercial team to identify value chain optimization and Business Model efficiencies to deliver Gross Margin % development.
    • Work with Supply Chain and Customer Teams on ways to improve overall Working Capital as a measure of efficiency.

    Financial Controlling & Accounting

    Hands-on involvement with the local finance managers in Nigeria and Ghana and the direct team in Kenya, to have oversight of the following:

    • Accounting processes as per IFRS and Local GAAP.
    • Foreign exchange volatility impacts on balance sheet and profitability.
    • Fixed costs management and identification of opportunities for efficiencies.
    • Tax compliance and overseeing and guiding tax teams during tax audits.
    • Internal and external audit compliance.

    Legal & IT

    • Act as the local compliance officer for CEWA, ensuring strict adherence to all internal governance framework.
    • Responsible for compliance trainings in the three affiliates.
    • First point of contact for all legal matters related to the three affiliates, in coordination with the legal team for South Africa/CEWA.
    • Oversee IT demands and costs for CEWA in partnership with the IT Manager for CEWA.


    • Identify and develop talents within the team to bigger roles.
    • Create a succession plan in Finance for critical roles in the 3 affiliates.
    • Ensure that the team knows exactly what is expected from them – clear roles and responsibilities (driving high performance).
    • Build and sustain a strong, engaging, fit-for-purpose finance organization.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Beiersdorf on to apply

    Build your CV for free. Download in different templates.

  • Send your application

    View All Vacancies at Beiersdorf Back To Home

Subscribe to Job Alert


Join our happy subscribers

Send your application through

GmailGmail YahoomailYahoomail