Assistant Financial Controller – Supply Chain – HCFM

at 54 FMCG
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted July 21, 2021
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB



  • Produce a monthly report on consumption of raw and packaging materials, and chemical products and stock movements for plant.
  • Checks and alert the management on the BoM accuracy with NAV and follow up with the production team for any variation and Validation
  • Produce input output analysis report
  • Produce monthly wastage, defects and market return reports to improve supply chain efficiency
  • Analyze and report fixed assets in transit/WIP
  • Monitor actual cost development, provide early warnings on deviations and advise on corrective actions
  • Fill in the established costing models with verified historical data to produce costing reports.
  • Take part in and report on cost audits
  • Produce cost variance reports
  • Identify and report on new cost behavior trends
  • Identify and report on non-value-added processes
  • Follow up the timely recording keeping, reconciliation and reporting of all company’s payables/Foreign suppliers accounts/.
  • To control the correctness of plant petty cash payment made against the amount of cash replenished by reconciling them.
  • To calculate monthly and annual depreciation and post the depreciation costs to general ledger
  • Support the year-end Financial audit and customs audit
  • Support in budgeting process by collecting past data and other information from respective departments
  • Process adherence on NAV system related to Stock, Accruals, reporting and related reconciliations

Job Requirements


Functional competency

Functional knowledge of manufacturing finance, Inventory & cost accounting is a must with 4 to 5 years of experience with FMCG background.

Other competencies

  • Teamwork
  • Knowledge and Skills
  • Integrity
  • Ownership
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Analytical Thinking



  • BA in Accounting/MSc in Finance and Accounting/MBA


  • 4-5 years financial, commercial & market experience in accounting/analytical roles with FMCG sector experience and experience of managing teams.

Must have experience of:

  • Business Performance evaluation
  • Budgeting & Forecasting for multiple business units
  • Good internal/external communicator being able to build strong relationships, influencing and presenting at a senior level   Desirable
  • Working experience in Ethiopia
  • Knowledge of local market environment & trends, government policy and regulatory requirements
  • a relevant experience in a soap and detergent manufacturing company is a plus

Applying Instructions

Application instruction

Please title your application with subject line: -"Assistant Financial Controller - Supply Chain "

Candidates meeting the above-required qualifications are invited to send their CV through

Only those applicants who meet the above criteria will be contacted for an interview.

Application deadline: July 26th, 2021

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