Business Unit Controller Vacancy at Nestle Nigeria, January 2015
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.
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
How To Apply
Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Application Deadline 12th January, 2015.