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Beiersdorf Finance and IT Director – CEWA Programme 2023

Beiersdorf Finance and IT Director – CEWA Programme 2023

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  • Location: kenya
  • Company: Beiersdorf
  • Closing Date : 30 June. 2023


  • 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.
  • F irst 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

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