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  • Posted: May 15, 2024
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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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    Brewery Controllern

    • The Key Purpose of this role is to guarantee financial excellence at the brewery, implement stringent controls, foster accountability.
    • Ensure the reliability of cost accounting key figures and/or P/L reporting for the brewery. Additionally, prioritize operational discipline, enhance visibility and predictability for price and performance in advance of month-end closing.

    Key Role Roles & Responsibilities:

    Cost Leadership

    • Oversight of the plant's closing cycle, ensuring the accuracy and reliability of the results including transfer price, VIC/VLC, ZBB and plant asset booking.
    • Ensure first time right postings, Avoid accounting errors and postings of manual journals.
    • Assume responsibility for managing plant inventory and capital expenditure (CAPEX). This involves ensuring compliance with booking procedures, onsite management, and reviewing internal process compliance. The primary goal is to ensure that asset bookings conform to PRC and IFRS standards, asset management processes align with internal control policies, and relevant processes operate as efficiently as possible.

    Controls and Compliance

    • Serve as the first line of defense and oversee the execution of controls as defined by Internal Control.
    • Ensuring that the brewery's assigned controls accurately reflect the reality of the processes. This includes reviewing the PR-GR cycle,  co-product lifecycle, and returnable package management.
    • Oversee both internal and external tax reporting for the plant. Work closely with the tax team to ensure timely completion of tax filings, respond to inquiries, and meet tax inspection requirements mandated by the local authority.

    Forecasting & Planning

    • Support brewery operations, Zone Financial Planning and PPM teams on the forecast by providing inputs for LE & 1 YP

    Cost Management

    • Analyze costs, variances on yields and consumptions
    • Reasonability/accuracy of accruals
    • Reconciliation of utility costs (water, electricity, effluent) between internal and municipal readings & ensure accuracy of the accrual
    • GRN Compliance (Open PO Management, UOM receipting accuracy)
    • Review and understanding of the reallocation journals at the plant. Root cause analysis and process improvement to reduce number of journals.
    • Approve journals and ensure DAG compliance
    • Co-products – Ensuring that its accurately accounted for (Invoicing completeness, sundry debtor aging)
    • Returnable packaging – Accurate Accounting + Controls
    • MBFU recharge reconciliation (Missing, broken, foreign, unwashable glass)

    Inventory Management

    • Ensure Inventory management compliance of FG’s, RM and Spare Parts
    • Stock count controls (Quarterly stock count review, reconciliation and ensure that differences are posted) Monthly Review & Quarterly attendance
    • Stock movements analysis and investigate anomalies

    Capex Management

    • Ensuring capitalization is captured correctly
    • Validation of Capitalization to the plant
    • Physical verification of assets
    • Impairments (identify, and request bookings)
    • ZBB and UPP policy compliance

    Tax Compliance

    • Invoicing Management and the full scope of internal and external tax reporting for the plant.
    • Excise validation – calculated and shared by the BSC. SARS/RA POC at the plant
    • Excise rebate liaison with RA and ensuring the decanting certificate is issued.
    • Collaborate closely with the Business Control Center (BCC) tax team to complete tax filings, respond to inquiries, and meet tax inspection requirements from the local authority.
    • Maintain a network among HQ tax, BCC tax, tax compliance, planning, and all other tax-related routines.

    Financial Planning & Analysis

    • Support the Financial Planning and PPM teams on the forecast by providing inputs for LE & 1 year plan

    Key Competencies and attributes:

    • Strong leadership skills
    • Good communicator and the ability to work with financial and non-financial collaborators
    • Good analytical skills
    • Ability to synthesize complex issues into actionable activities
    • Capacity to anticipate future trends and developments

    Minimum Requirements: 

    • Bachelor or Master's in business, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Engineering or CA
    • 2 to 3 + years, in industry context
    • Knowledge of SAP/Syspro, Business Warehouse, Anaplan is a plus
    • Previous controlling experience (preferably site manufacturing)
    • Working knowledge of accounting

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    BU Safety Specialist

    • The key purpose of this role is to oversee and provide comprehensive and professional safety management service, to ensure that the Company operates in a lawful and ethical manner, abides to the health and Safety legislation, Road Safety legislation, Governance Codes (Combined Code) of practice pertaining to Safety Management (Including AB InBev Safety Policy and Standards) and Corporate Governance, protecting stakeholder interests through the mitigation of all safety risks  at the source of loss across the broad spectrum of the AB InBev operations.

    Key roles and responsibilities

    • Ensure compliance with the national/local road traffic legislation as well as  health and safety legislation
    • Drive the DPO/VPO  safety pillar roll out  through the effective implementation a ramp up plan; documented procedures and processes that are compliant to the local legislations; Zone and Global Standards and Procedures
    • Document Safety requirements into operational procedures and train all stakeholders, including contractors
    • Develop Safety One Point Lessons where appropriate and train all stakeholders, including contractors
    • Develop and implement processes for the monitoring of adherence to documented safety procedures and OPLs
    • Accountable to providing sustainable safety support to the Logistics department for T1 and T2 Transportation operations
    • Facilitation of Training on the requirements of DPO/VPO Safety Pillar  requirements for the Logistics Management and Operational teams
    • Providing support to management for the monitoring and measuring of safety performance using the appropriate DPO/VPO Management Tools
    • Facilitating the development of strategies for the continuous improvement of the overall safety performance
    • The Logistics Department operations run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week as well as beyond the perimeter of the site location, as such, the support provided by this role is of such a nature that  it entails collaboration with multiple internal and external stakeholders, including law and order authorities; contractors; etc.
    • Execution of thorough monthly Safety Pillar Self-Assessment against DPO/VPO Safety Pillar requirements Across sites.
    • Facilitation of the development of strategies to close gaps identified, and to monitor the closing of gaps
    • Monitoring of effectiveness of strategies implemented to close gaps
    • Lead; Advice and Facilitate the implementation of the process of Hazards Identification, Risk Assessment, Risk Mitigation/Control and Risk Review by Logistics Management. These processes must extend to operations/activities in trade
    • Implement effective processes to ensure that all stakeholders ( Employees, Contractors, including Spot Hire Contractors, visitors  etc.) are inducted across Sites & and are fully conversant with the Hazards and Risk the AB-InBev operation exposes them to and the controls thereto
    • Periodic Reporting on the Logistics Safety performance to the business (Local and Zone) and planned actions to achieve performance indicators

    Ensure Integrity and Quality of Information

    • To monitor and identify those Safety Management aspects as defined in Corporate Governance and Ethics and those serious exposures which need to be reported to the Audit Committee / Board in terms of sound corporate governance are elevated through management as applicable.
    • To ensure that reported statistics are accurate and a true reflection of the operation taking into account the disclosure in the Corporate Annual report in triple bottom line results.

    Support Logistics

    • Support Logistics operations by providing guidance during the risk assessment review sessions
    • Maintain a close link with both T1 and T2 operations
    • Facilitate, working closely with the DCs & Depot Managers, accident and incident investigations and ensure timeous close out;
    • Collate and Load other corporate governance reports;
    • Ad Hoc support & assistance Logistics ops
    • Assist with IR processes as and when they arise.
    • Collaboration with Corporate Risk Department in the implementation of processes and procedure in compatible aspects


    • Min. of B.Sc./ B.Tech/HND in a related field – Safety Management
    • 3 – 5 years post qualification experience
    • NEBOSH International Diploma / Safety Management Diploma/Degree
    • Min 3 Years experience in Safety Management
    • Computer Literate
    • Compliance driven
    • Self-motivated: Working effectively with little direction
    • Team-oriented: Making the most out of collaboration
    • Strong work ethic: Setting and achieving goals

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