Commercial Finance Manager Job Placement – Diageo

Job Title:       Commercial Finance Manager
Organization: Diageo
Duty Station: Kampala,
AutoReqId: 55131BR
About US:
Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks business with an
outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, beer and
wine. These brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B, Windsor,
Buchanan’s and Bushmills whiskies, Smirnoff, Ciroc and Ketel One vodkas,
Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and Guinness.
Job Summary: The Commercial
Finance Manager will partner the business streams in ensuring that sales &
commercial contribution are optimized and effectively managed.
Key Duties and
  • The incumbent will energise and mobilise
    the commercial functions and create momentum behind the business financial
  • Steer the development and support the
    implementation of distributor financing schemes to enhance delivery and
    achievement of business targets
  • Build and nurture relationships key
    business stakeholders to further achievement of business goals
Key Result Areas:
  • Contribute to the formulation of the
    Commercial Strategy by developing short to medium term operational
    forecasts and leading the commercial annual budgeting process
  • Maximise return on investment by holding
    the business to account to deploy our financial resources in the most
    effective way and supporting commercial teams through Decision Support
    activity to do this.  
  • Build financial capabilities of the
    commercial teams to help them formulate and deliver sound commercial plans
  • Provide leadership on compliance and act
    as a champion of compliance and ethics within the commercial teams.   Own the integrity and control of
    customer profitability, ensuring business information provided is accurate
    and fair.
  • Continuous process improvement and
    simplification will be a key enabler for the realisation of the business’
    growth ambitions.    The CFM is
    expected to challenge established ways of working and constantly improve
    commercial processes (e.g. R&O, BPM, Working Capital Forecasting,
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the Diageo Commercial
    Finance Manager placement should hold a first degree in a business related
  • Qualified Accountant (CPA (K), ACCA, ACA,
  • At least five years financial, commercial
    & market experience in accounting/analytical roles within the FMCG
    industry and experience of managing teams.
  • Skills and experience in business
    Performance evaluation
  • Prior experience in budgeting and
    forecasting for multiple business functions
  • Good internal/external communicator being
    able to build strong relationships, influencing and presenting at a senior
  • Knowledge of local market environment
    & trends, government policy and regulatory requirements
How to Apply:
If you desire to join the world’s leading premium drinks business,
Diageo, in the aforementioned capacity, please click web link below.
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