Posted on :
13 Feb, 2023
13 Feb, 2023
Job Title: Decision Support Specialist
Minimum Educational qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
Minimum relevant work experience: 3 to 5 years in a similar position.
Joining Nestlé means you are joining the largest Food and Beverage Company in the world. At our very core, we are a company driven by our purpose to enhance the quality of life and contribute to a healthier future.
Nestlé Ghana Limited is currently looking for a Decision Support Specialist to provide support to the Decision Support Services Manager:
A day in life……
Work closely together with Decision Support Team to provide timely, high-quality data (daily, weekly, monthly, yearly) as well as the reliable measurement of selected KPIs (i.e. Daily Sales Report, Variance, and Gap Analysis, Management Dashboards)
Ensure month-end actual costs are correctly accounted for and provide variance analysis against forecasts/budgets for all lines of the income statement.
Identify areas of risk to the achievement of targets and forecasts, and develop and follow up on action plans. Support with ad-hoc business requests including but not limited to data pulls, data structuring, and analysis.
Prepare Dynamic Forecast (DF) reports and analysis for review by the Business Managers and Business Unit Controllers.
Review Marketing and Other General Expenses (MOGE) cross charges/allocations, organize and perform the Period End Closing (PEC) and related activities across businesses.
Ensure timely, high quality, and efficient Period End Closing (PEC) output.
Act as a Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for Period End Closing (PEC) and Dynamic Forecasting (DF) activities for assigned business units.
What Will Make You Successful?
Prior experience in Accounting / Finance functions (e.g. Sales, Factory, or Supply Chain Controlling).
Confident user of Microsoft Excel and Power BI (Knowledge of SAP will be an added advantage).
Ability to apply appropriate financial modeling techniques and scenario planning for decision-making.
Effective internal and external benchmarking skills, enabling consistent improvement in decision support and internal control processes.
Experience working with analytical tasks (work-related or academic) a plus.
Proficiency in the English language.
“Nestlé is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer, seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, age, religion, nationality, disability or perceived disability, medical condition, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law”.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted