Barry Callebaut - Douala, Littoral

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At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 11,000 passionate Employees working in more than 35 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

General information:

Line reporting : Managing Director

Classification : Cat.12

Subordinates : 11

Location : Douala

Type of contract : Permanent contract

The Administrative and Financial Director leads, directs and controls the utilization of local finance resources in order to drive the short and long term performance of the country. The role supports and advises local management in operational decision-making processes by providing insights on opportunities and risks as well as the respective financial impact. This role manages and oversees all financial activities in the country to ensure that the organization’s short and long term business objectives are achieved in compliance with local regulations, internal controls and group policies. The country Finance Manager also ensures continuous improvement of finance related processes and information systems. The role is equally responsible for overseeing the development of finance employees as well as talents and provides guidance to the team for critical issues.

Job qualifications:
  • Education
  • Bachelor / Master Degree in Business, Finance, or Economics. Chartered Accounting degree is a plus
  • Experience
  • 10- 15 years’ experience minimum of which 5-10 as a manager in finance
  • Experience in a multinational company, preferably B2B/food industry
  • Superior leadership experience
  • Experience in transformation projects
  • Proficient in Excel and Powerpoint
  • Strong SAP knowledge
  • Specific knowledge, competencies and skills required
  • Capacity to lead transformation and drive change
  • Knowledge of general accounting, budgeting
  • IFRS understanding
  • Project Management
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Capacity to defend points of views and to convince
  • Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills and professional patience and be able to interact and partner
  • Committed to staff training and development and effective at facilitation
  • Open minded and collaborative
  • Curiosity
  • Driving to excellence in execution
  • Terminal Markets / Hedging instruments knowledge is a plus
Description of tasks:
  • Provides financial information which supports the Managing Director in making business decisions in line with Regional & local strategies
  • Develop, analyze and present financial results and performance to the local management
  • Support budget holders on preparing operating budgets and capex plans
  • Perform post close reviews, ensure balance sheet accuracy, review key accounts and reports
  • Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls, financial systems and financial procedures
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives regarding processes , technologies and organization
  • Responsible of all tax declaration and annual statement (both statutory and IFRS)
  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the company’s risk profile
  • Support external auditors on conducting interim and yearly audits (both statutory and group) including dispute resolutions
  • Maintain and manage tax regulatory relationships / Manage tax audits including dispute resolutions
  • Advise on the tax implications of business development/restructuring
  • Responsible of all tax declaration and annual statement (both statutory and IFRS)
  • Coordinate and build local banks relationships / oversees collection and payment processes (payment factory)
  • Ensures comprehensive and constructive performance reviews are completed annually; career planning and development plans are in place for all finance staff.
  • Develops and follow up the FOX training program for the finance staff ( Finance E-learning Program)
  • Represent the company to financial partners, including auditors, public officials, banks, etc.
  • Perform other tasks as requested by the MD
Please apply online: by Monday 27th of January 2020

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.

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15 Années
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Barry Callebaut

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