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Inventory Manager (H/F)

  • Posted: 21 Feb 2022
  • IBS Management
  • Casablanca
  • Morocco

About the job


The inventory manager is a critical member of the IBS team that drives positive culture change for our inventory processes. This position is responsible for developing, growing, and managing our inventory controls.

Reporting to Record to Report Manager, the main mission is to ensure that the Material and Stock financial statements are complete, accurate and correct (compliant to local & IFRS accounting rules).

This position also plays a key role in managing relationships with internal stakeholders in the development of maintenance and inventory strategies to improve efficiencies within the Operations teams.


Main Responsibilities : 


  • Ensure that local factory finance teams and warehouses managers put under control all the systems, controls and operational process that impact Material & Stock financial statements ;
  • Guarantee stock interfaces to finance system are on time and correct. If there is a gap, it is measured, identified and actions plans are pushed to solve them;
  • Coordinate period-end closing activities related to Material & Stock accounting done by sites ;
  • Perform period-end closing activities related to Material & Stock accounting :

                           Stock in transit adjustment

                           obsolete stock depreciation

  • Analyse variance of actual vs standard valuation stocks ;
  • Have a close relation with operationals to be informed on issues on systems, controls or process that could impact financial statements ;
  • Contribute to lead finance projects as appropriate. Participate in CBU projects and promote IBS projects that can help the CBUs ;
  • Guarantee effective internal control on finance business service Material & Stock Accounting and contribute to implement actions plans ;
  • Develop, implement, and refine processes for ensuring control of all inventory (FG,R&P and Spare parts) ;
  • Design and implement an inventory tracking procedure to optimize inventory control procedures within our ERP M3/COSWIN Systems ;
  • Manage audits, review inventory data, and use insights to lead investigations, determine root causes, and implement corrective actions to reduce and eliminate variances ;
  • Report monthly parts expenditures and perform annual end of year inventory for finance ;
  • Work with internal control, Operations, C&P and finance functions to ensure the organization has an effective process to manage inventory and reduce variances ;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of business processes to ensure compliance with company policies centered on inventory ;
  • Develop and report on key performance indicators to dive continuous improvement of inventory control ;
  • Promote good working relationships with customers, vendors.


About you

Ideal candidate needs to have : 

This position requires a very good knowledge of local & IFRS accounting rules.

This position requires also : 

  • Ability to set operational plans with short-term impact
  • Agility to modify important changes rapidly,
  • Being multi-tasks,
  • Meet aggressive deadlines, and demonstrate ability to effectively communicate in high-pressure situations,
  • Continuously look to standardize processes and procedures to further develop team members, and standardize best practices to be shared globally.

About us

At Centrale Danone, we believe that each time we eat and drink, we can vote for the world we want. This has inspired the definition of our long-term goals which flow directly from our 'One Planet. One Health' vision. As we strengthen our business model and nourish our dual economic and social project, we have every confidence we will deliver our business and financial agenda, as well as create and share sustainable value for all.

Through our commitment to social and economic progress, and our passion for bringing health through food to as many people as possible, we aim to generate profitable, sustainable growth now and for many years to come. Centrale Danone achieved a turnover of approximately 7 billion dirhams in 2017, with a brand portfolio that includes both international brands (Activia, Danette, Nutricia, Oykos,...) and local brands (Raibi Jamila, Velouté, Assil, Xtra...).

Application procedure

  • Resume and Cover letter

  • Interview #1

  • Interview #2

  • Interview #3

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