Commercial Finance Manager

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Reckitt Benckiser Nigeria is the world's leading consumer health and hygiene company, we work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and keep giving people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, through our brands like Nurofen, Strepsils, Mucinex, Dettol, Lysol, Finish and Vanish.


Job Scope: 

  • Supporting the company’s commercial team – in maximizing their strategic investment for growth through performance management, decision support, developing business models, strategy formulation and putting strategy into action.
  • To provide a commercial and financial reporting service to the local organization, ensuring that reliable category, overhead and balance sheet information is produced, evaluated and communicated to facilitate planning and control and enable decision making.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Register all business cases and marketing briefs
  • Record up to date info on all business cases and briefs
  • Ensure all marketing activities are pre & post evaluated
  • Assist finance business partner to analyze business cases and promotional briefs
  • Ensure all Innovations are in the PF file
  • Ensure all business cases are aligned with BD
  • Ensure IPM is up to date with all business cases
  • Adhoc analysis on Business case and A&P data
  • Respond to queries on Business cases and A&P
  • Department expert and contact on A&P
  • Track SLA for A&P activities (MPOs, Briefs, e.t.c.)
  • Reconcile all balance sheet accounts relating to A&P
  • Prepare monthly A&P commentary for both Actuals and Forecast
  • Provide monthly A&P data to reporting accountant for month end reporting
  • Ensure all process notes are up to date
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty Satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required: 

  • Chartered Accountant (CA) or Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA)
  • The candidate would have a Post qualification experience of at least 3-5 years. Experience in FMCG industry is not mandatory but will be to the candidate’s advantage. 
  • Strong track record of Financial management and delivery is critical
  • Flexibility in thinking and pragmatic problem solving skills
  • Energetic with excellent interpersonal & leadership skills, able to influence people of all levels
  • Ability to review and identify issues and opportunities in business processes
  • Credible commercial and business awareness
  • Be able to cope under continues pressure and to deliver upon tight reporting deadline
  • Exposure/working knowledge of ERP systems (J.D. Edwards preferred), Hyperion and Microsoft office (Advanced level).  

In return RB offer very competitive salary with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truely global organization.

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About Reckitt Benckiser Nigeria
Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (RB) is a British multinational consumer goods company headquartered in Slough, England. It is a producer of health, hygiene and home products. It was formed in 1999 by the merger of the UK-based Reckitt & Colman plc and the Netherlands-based Benckiser NV.For such a fast-paced, entrepreneurial business some are surprised to learn the company’s history spans 150 years of innovation for consumers across the world. With a German and British heritage, RB’s...
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Job Summary
January 16, 2019
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 3years
Finance / Accounting
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
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