Introduction Do you want to work for a disruptive organization and be part of a digital transformation era and a successful team driving business forward?
Are you resilient, driven and have the ability to thrive in a challenging fast paced environment? Can you work in periods of ambiguity and change, work with systems and see opportunities for improvement?
Can you demonstrate outstanding interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to clearly articulate strategic messages in a compelling and exciting way?
These qualities will be the foundation to your success at Gro247. A Bit About Us At GRO24 / 7, we are energised by our mission to help small businesses compete and grow.
We help small retailers stand out in a crowded marketplace by providing the products, the services, and the tools to buy smarter, sell more, and manage better.
We combine the best of distributive trade expertise with digital skills to unlock tangible growth, by asking the right questions and working together with our retailers to build their businesses.
Our vision is to provide exceptional service to 14 million traditional trade stores in D&E markets, enabling them to grow their business and compete against organized trade and e-commerce, whilst sharing the wealth we create with the extended ecosystem, including our customers.
We are lightening the workloads they face every day with our winning e-marketplace platform technology. At GRO24 / 7, we aim to make business easier for small stores, removing friction from the processes by focusing on four key aspects : 1.
Best and competitive price and assortment 2. Brilliant service and delivery 3. Reliable support and human touch 4. Shared prosperity Together, we are enabling a more connected retail community for everyone to flourish.
The Role Summary The role is one of the key Board of Director (BoD) role within the Organization along with Sales, Marketing, Category Management, Supply Chain & Operations, IT, Human Resources, and Legal.
The Country Finance Director will support CEO in driving business efficiency, cost optimization and Business KPI measurement.
This role also manages all financial aspects of the business including but not limited to functions of accounting, taxation, reporting (internal and regulatory), cash management, funding as well as business planning and analysis.
The role is expected to be a business partner with other functional departments for strategic direction setting and execution of it.
In carrying out his / her duty, the Country Finance Director needs to ensure that the Finance operations are efficient, and in compliance to local VAS and International Accounting Standards.
What we offer Start-up, with a Purpose Fast paced, and an opportunity to build from scratch environment Challenging work in a fun and collaborative environment Passionate, committed colleagues, of very high business caliber Full-time employment with flexible working hours A stand-out opportunity to develop your career Key Responsibilities Oversee the organizational budget framework and forecasting program followed business strategy & Global Finance guideline.
Build & develop strategy, short-term and long-term goals, business model, S&OP process with relevant stakeholders. Work to increase the visibility of process & KPI's across the business.
Ensure the reports (P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow) and all financial information is accurate and of a high standard, followed global Finance guideline and local VAS.
Work with Global Finance & Finance Controller on core processes related to ERP system design. Oversee all of the taxation and compliance matters.
Build a strong relationship with key internal & global finance stakeholders Develop and improve the capability of total Finance and Accounting team Work across functionally to identify cost optimization.
Identify & minimize potential business risk, including fraud / leakages. Work with Global Finance & Finance Controller on how to deploy proper control process across functions.
Deliverables Commercial target deliverables of market (GMV, TO) shared with business team. Country P&L management (topline to bottom-line) within framework aligned & approved by Global Finance.
Ensure Financial reporting accuracy on regular basis (P&L, BS, Cashflow) Successfully implement ERP SAP for business in Year 1.
Successfully define business goals & S&OP process with other BoD members at high level. Ensure proper control to avoid any potential business risk which may occur.
Develop & promote team members. To Do Well In This Position, You Must Have Qualification : University Graduate, Accounting / Finance / Business Management qualification with major in Finance / Accounting.
ACCA / CPA / CMA / CIMA is preferred. At least 15 years of relevant industry experience, especially holding leadership role in B2B / B2C Ecommerce, FMCG or Retail.
Experience in strategic planning and execution, finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including IFRS / VAS, financial and management reporting, understand SAP ERP system.
Familiar with fast moving working environment, having effective financial expertise combining with strong business acumen for start-up business.
Excellent English verbal and written skills Strong leadership & Communication skills. Experience in managing big team. Key Interfaces Internal : CEO and Board of Director members.
Local & Global Finance stakeholders. Key senior managerial level across functions. External : Auditor, Tax authority Global Consultant 3rd party : 3PL, Finance partners (bank, fintech ), suppliers, Principals.
Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities.
We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.