Adexen was mandated by an Oil & Gas company operating in the downstream industry to recruit a Planning Manager for their operations in Nigeria. The position is based in Lagos, Nigeria.
Lead the Company’s strategic and business planning process, develop and deliver same.
Lead the Company’s financials, sales, forecasting and planning activities. This involves timely and accurate demand forecasts through consistent interface with supply and trading division to optimize supply chain decision.
Monitor and report Variance between Actual versus Planned performance on all segments of the business.
Develop and prepare for management use monthly Actual CAPEX versus Planned performance.
Ensure quality, timely and accurate monthly business review and explainers are submitted to the local management and group management.
Present monthly management report to the Executive Management showing segment performance.
Summarize the various BICO input submitted by the various Business Units to the local executive management.
Prepare comprehensive reports and trend analysis on business division performance for the Managing Director and Finance Manager that assist with decision making.
Prepare monthly business forecast based on the input submitted by various Business Units and extensive trend analysis
Prepare business intelligent information relating to competitors’ performance
Prepare quarterly forecast for the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
Prepare and submit (to the Managing Director and relevant Business Unit Heads) Daily Sales Volume/Revenue Report per Product Line based on Marketing Business Units.
Prepare and submit (to the Managing Director) the Board of Director’s Report showing Sales Volume and Performance Report per Product based on Departmental and Regional performance.
Prepare and submit (to all Heads of Departments) Monthly Volume Analysis Report showing Actual Volume Performance, Planned Volume and Year-to-Date (YTD) Volume performance.
Develop and prepare for management use monthly segment reporting.
Generate and dispatch monthly departmental variance reports.
Carry out daily confirmation of OPEX to be incurred via Procurement Requisition Approval Form.
Develop, review and improve the Unit’s processes and procedures
Perform other duties and responsibilities assigned.
Monitor Weekly business performance, highlight trends and causes of volume variance and report same in the Monthly Business Review.
Desired Skills and Experience
At least seven years’ experience in any Finance areas such as Budgeting, Business Planning, Business Research, Financial Reporting, Business/Market Strategy, etc.
At least two years’ experience in the use of any ERP (preferably SAP).
Experience with basic Crystal report writing or data querying preferred
First degree in any of the following disciplines - Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Accounting, or related courses.
Professional accounting qualification e.g., ICAN, ACCA, is mandatory.
A Master Degree in Accounting or Finance or Economics or Business Administration would be an advantage.
Proficient use of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
SAP proficiency (MM and SD)
Knowledge of accounting principles, practice and procedures
Financial reporting & analysis
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Advanced Microsoft Excel (data manipulation, advanced formulas, pivot tables, vlookups, sumif etc.). Proficient with other Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word)
A good knowledge of the Oil and Gas Industry.
Good understanding of IFRS principles
Business and Report Writing
Planning and Organization
Records management skills
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.