Global Career Company

  • Nigeria

  • Permanent

  • Full-time
Job Description:

Nigeria Distilleries Limited is looking for a skilled Management Accountant to aid managerial planning and commercial decision-making tasks by providing appropriate financial information and undertaking related accounts administration.

Summary of Role

The Management Accountant has overall accountability for preparing, developing and applying findings from financial reports. Responsibilities will include maintaining financial policies and management information systems in the Factories, alongside establishing effective communication channels to inform management on all aspects of company finance.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Analyse financial information to assist business profitability and growth
  • Provide accurate and sound management reporting to assist with key decision making
  • Prepare statutory and Management Accounts
  • Contribute to annual budgeting and planning process
  • Manage capital expenditure
  • Produce financial statements including P&L accounts, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries
  • Ensure compliance with all financial regulations
  • Lead, manage, guide and motivate a team
  • Review accounting processes and practices and improve where necessary to ensure efficient financial operations
  • Accountability for cash flow and production of forecasts
  • Review company assets and liabilities
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations for all accounts
  • Assessment of monthly expenses
  • Calculation, presentation and payment of statutory obligations
  • Production of relevant commercial analysis including but not limited to margins and pricing

Job Dimension

  • Reporting Lines: Reports to the GM Finance
  • Direct Report: Account Officer

Main Functional Relationships

Key Contacts


  • GM Operations
  • GM Supply Chain
  • Warehouse Manager


  • Vendors and Suppliers

Key Result Area



Performance Target




Wastage Management



Margin %, margin improvement

Cost/Income ratio



Labour Cost per Unit Produced (Unit Cost)




Experience and Functional Capabilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field.
  • Fully qualified accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA)
  • Thorough understanding of management information systems
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and able to successfully communicate with people at all levels, both financial and non-financial
  • Highly competent, with solid commercial acumen
  • Dynamic, committed, and experienced
  • 8+ years of sales experience in FMCG/Drinks Business
  • 4+ years’ experience in a significant leadership role in FMCG/Drinks Business
  • Good knowledge and extensive work experience in Multi Plant Manufacturing Experience
  • Proven success working in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
  • Change Management skills required.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills required.
  • Excellent entrepreneurial and commercial awareness
  • High degree of assertiveness across cultural and geographical diversity
  • Persuasive skills, with networking competence

Behavioural Competence

· Commercial awareness

· The ability to work well under pressure

· Problem-solving skills

· Teamworking skills

· Relevant technical knowledge

· Good leadership skills

· IT skills

· Communication skills

· Analytical skills

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