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Business Unit Controller Vacancy at Nestle Nigeria, January 2015


Nestle Nigeria Plc is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Unit Controller
Location: Nigeria
Job Number: 1500002F


    As the leading nutrition, health and wellness company, we are committed to enhancing people’s lives, everywhere, every day.

Business Unit Controller

    As a business unit controller, you are a co-pilot to the Business Manager.
    You provide insight and support through a fact based decision making process based on current business environment & specialist financial knowledge and by challenging new strategies & new projects, as well as the status quo.

Entry Requirements

    At least 3 years Prior experience in Accounting / Finance function (e.g. Sales, Factory or Supply Chain Controller)
    Good Communicator, both orally and written
    Good interpersonal skills
    Good organizational and planning skills
    Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry experience
    Bachelor’s Degree in Business / Finance / Accountancy (Minimum of Second Class)
    Thoroughly versed in and able to solidly apply local tax laws and regulation as well as legal requirements related to financial and administrative matters


    Participate actively in the strategy development and provide associated scenario planning
    Ensure quality financial information is used by the business for decision making and that potential risks and opportunities are anticipated and understood. Promote use of external & internal information for benchmarking
    Analyze and challenge product portfolio to identify cost optimization opportunities, eliminate Value Destroyers and maximize the return on investment from Total Trade Spend / Product Fixed Marketing Expenses (including revised pricing structure/prices) and from the capital asset base
    Active role in people development and succession planning across Nestlé in the Market. Ensure a solid understanding of the value creation framework among the non-finance experts
    Review monthly performance and identify areas of risk to achievement of targets and forecasts and develop/follow up action plans
    Facilitate the Dynamic Forecast process. Key player in the Monthly Business Planning Process, providing transparency and direction towards target achievement at any time in the process

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How To Apply

Click here to apply online

Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline 12th January, 2015.


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