We are looking to add a new member to complement our incredible Finance team where trust and support are in their DNA! We are seeking a Financial Analyst who will be responsible for all corporate accounts payable and accounts receivable end-to-end processes including the supervision of, and providing guidance to, the various accounting clerks in the back-office based in the country. Providing the highest level of customer service to all internal and external stakeholders is paramount. Like our partners, we spend most of our time looking into the future, planning, forecasting and performing scenario analysis to drive transparency and informed decision making. In this role you will gain a deep understanding about what drives product performance, from commercial volume drivers through the value chain to operating profit. You will engage with a wide variety of partners, innovation, supply, procurement, revenue growth management and other finance teams.
Purpose of the Role: To support corporate finance teams to improve financial outcomes by providing financial analysis and decision support, all the while upholding an effective control environment.
Ensure new suppliers are set up timely, in accordance with regulatory requirements and supplier accounts are set up correctly, invoices are flowing correctly, and payments are being made to terms for all suppliers across all entities.
Ensure all payments are properly approved and invoice coding is reasonable.
Ensure regular AP reconciliations are performed on the larger AP balances.
Assist with the issuance of Purchase Orders to several departmental budget holders.
Provide guidance as required to back-office support team.
Monitor and report on a weekly basis the accounts receivable positions on all customer accounts for the Guinness brand businesses.
Monitor and oversee chase activities for the collection of aged debt across the Guinness businesses.
Ensure all cash allocations are accurately and timely applied for all trade receivables.
Ensure all new customers are set up timely, in accordance with regulatory and corporate requirements and ensure all customer terms are monitored and master data maintained accurately for all customer accounts.
Perform month end close responsibilities including journal entry preparation, supports the reconciliation process.
Prepare financial & statutory reports and oversee the statutory adjustment and transfer pricing process.
Support the decision making process with different financial controlling analysis.
Simplify our reporting and decision-making processes by using digital tools.