Fixed Asset Accountant, Comptable des immobilisations, Douala, Diageo Guinness Cameroon

Fixed Asset Accountant, Comptable des immobilisations, Douala, Diageo Guinness Cameroon

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Job Description :

Job Title:               Fixed Asset Accountant  (Douala)

Department:          Finance

Reporting to:         Supply Finance Manager

Category:              9 (Level 6)

No of positions:     01

Contract:                Permanent

Context & Scope

With revenues of over £12 billion, at Diageo, we’re proud to be the leading beverage alcohol company in every region of the world. But our collection of iconic, timeless brands – including Baileys, Guinness, Smirnoff, and Johnnie Walker – relies on a dynamic and passionate finance team. Working with us is an opportunity to develop your skills, make a positive impact on our performance and protect an entrepreneurial legacy.

As a FTSE 100 company with global scope and ambition, there’s a huge range of activity to get involved with –everything from investor relations to accountants, risk analysis, compliance and business development. There’s always a chance to make a real impact on interesting, diverse projects, and what’s more, our global reach creates opportunities to work in a number of countries and in some of the fastest-growing markets.

At Diageo, character is everything. So if you share our sense of adventure, you’ll have the chance to learn a huge

range of skills and disciplines, and build an exceptional career with us.

Purpose of Role

To partner with the GCSA Capex manager, supply finance, financial control, Trade Assets Specialist, SSC and the entire finance function in the delivery of robust control environment and accounting of fixed assets and Capex, Fixed Asset Verification (monthly, quarterly & yearly), Quarterly Asset Re-life and reconciliation process. This role will also support the Tax and Reporting team in statutory accounting work, etc.


As Fixed Asset Accountant:

Accounting :

Manage Fixed Asset Register (Management and Statutory) including additions, Non-project assets, transfers, disposals & depreciation;

Organize and oversee the monthly, quarterly & annual fixed asset verification process and timely follow up and closure of all actions related to identified issues.

Organize and oversee fixed asset revaluation as per Management and statutory requirement

Prepare month / year end closing journals.

Organize and oversee the annual nationwide crates and bottles

Census /check and timely follow the implementation of agreed actions to fix identified issues.

Review the fixed asset schedules prepared by the SSC  to ensure completeness & accuracy; follow-up & clear queries & reconciliation items promptly.

Reviewed and confirm the depreciation figures calculated by SSC before posting.

Review and confirm monthly CAPEX  settlement  before Processing.

Ensure that information such as description etc. provided to the SSC on fixed assets additions, disposals & transfers are correct.

Monthly reports:

Provide all fixed asset or capex   information’s to team in order to achieve the Business target (reporting, FD checklists).

Prepare all fixed asset month-end reports.

Business partnering

Provide timely information to the SSC as requested on any fixed asset related issue

Respond for all query resolution for both SSC, KPMG and government authorities.

Organise ADC meetings and follow up on all actions and resolution taken during this meeting

Create the right forums with various stakeholders where needed to make sure all fixed assets issues are handled in an efficient manner.


Is the custodian of the company fixed assets policy and as such, must make sure all fixed assets transactions are performed according to the signed off and communicated policy.

Make sure all fixed assets tasks described in the company fixed assets policy are rigorously performed, on time in full.

Review the Company fixed asset policy at least once per year for updates where needed.



Finance graduate Qualification, Minimum Bac + 3.

Project management skills


3+ years’ experience in GCSA Finance or related field, customer relationship experience is a plus, but not required.

Key Skills

Very strong project management skills

Strong team player

Strong negotiation skills

Doesn’t hesitate to escalate when blocked/ strong communication skills

Pro-actively shares progress and seeks for feedback

Able to work under high pressure and short deadlines

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