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  • Posted: Mar 23, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 28, 2023
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    International Breweries Plc was incorporated in December 1971 by its founder and first Chairman, Dr. Lawrence Omole under the name International Breweries Limited. The Company commenced production of its flagship product Trophy Lager in December 1978 with an installed capacity of 200,000 hectoliters per annum. Following the increasing demand for its produ...
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    Control Specialist

    Job ID: 30037593

    The Key Purpose

    • This role is to perform activities related to journal processing, reconciliations, process improvement, management of SAP open items and general accounting administration

    Key Outputs and Responsibilities

    • Preparation of monthly and annual General Accounting activities.
    • Present and implement corrective action and preventive action for recurring process related issues. Perform Root Cause analysis for recurring or high severity issues resulting in issue reduction.  Identify automation opportunities to improve the way we operate and work closely with technology to leverage system functionalities to improve the process.
    • Preparation of journals, ensuring that journals are accurately and timeously uploaded and processed in SAP.
    • Preparation of monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations.
    • Administer and timeously clear all open items in SAP to ensure a healthy ageing status.
    • Manage GL Chart of Accounts
    • Adherence to General Ledger closure deadlines in accordance to management requirements.
    • Assist the team to meet weekly and monthly targets and all relevant SLA’s and KPI's.
    • Maintenance of role training documentation. Assisting in knowledge transfer to new employees within the role.
    • Adhere to internal control protocols and provide information as required to internal and external audit.
    • Share information as it relates to business requirements.
    • Help the team and Team Lead in identifying process improvements, excellence and process efficiency opportunities.
    • Present to the Team Lead key challenges, insights and workarounds.
    • Trouble shoot issues and share improvement ideas with Team Lead.

    Qualifications & Experience

    • Accounting background and experience
    • 3 - 5 years prior related position experience required.
    • Computer skills (MS Office, Financial systems. MxP).
    • SAP experience.

    Roles, Skills and attributes required:

    • Strong Controls and Process improvement mindset
    • Strong process knowledge and understand general finance terms.
    • Able to work on own initiative and prioritize workload effectively.
    • Ability to build productive working relationships – internally and externally.
    • Strong interpersonal/business skills and time management skills.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
    • Excellent stakeholder management and ability to generate team cooperation.
    • Analytical approach / good problem-solving skills.
    • Capable of being entrusted with “confidential” information.
    • Ability to be flexible with position duties and scope of work.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to International Breweries on to apply

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