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Business Unit Controller - Ilupeju

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Active since 19-02-2016 Job category Financial and economic / busine...
Location Ilupeju Level Manager
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 0 Salary -
Role: Business Unit Controller

Industry: Food and Beverage

Location: Ilupeju

Job Requirement & Qualification:

Our client in the Food and Beverage industry seeks to fill the role of Business Unit Controller.

The Business Unit Controller directly reports to the Business Manager by providing insight and strongly supporting 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.

1. Participate actively in the strategy development and provide
    associated scenario planning to optimize shareholder value.

2. Work closely with Decision Support and Control in order to provide a
    high quality data / timely framework, as well as the reliable    
    measurement of selected key KPI's.

3. Ensure quality financial information is used by the business for
    decision making and that potential risks and opportunities are  
    anticipated and understood.

4. Promote use of external & internal information for benchmarking.

5. Review monthly performance and identify areas of risk to
    achievement of targets and forecasts and develop/follow up action  

6. Key player in the Monthly Business Planning Process (esp. MFR &
    DCP), providing transparency and direction towards target  
    achievement at any time in the process.

7. Facilitate the Dynamic Forecast process.

8. Analyze and challenge factory performance based on key indicators
   (variances, level of fixed cost, etc.) and promote the culture of
   Return on Invested Capital / ATR on CAPEX related topics (whenever
   relevant) including Post Evaluation of Capex proposals.

9. Analyze and challenge product portfolio to identify cost optimization
    opportunities, eliminate Value Destroyers and maximize the return       on investment from TTS/PFME (including revised pricing
    structure/prices) and from the capital asset base.

10. Support Business Innovation and Renovation pipeline including
      development of Manufacturing and Sales & Distribution structure
      modeling and follow-up.

11. Support special projects: M&A, Sourcing, Restructuring,

      Develop, manage, and communicate financial initiatives

      Where relevant.

12. Involvement in the development of Regional Manufacturing
      Strategy for the product portfolio and preparation of relevant
      Investment Budget proposals.


  • Must have filled one or several career steps in F&C, where she/he held responsibility over a team and with MANCOM exposure.
  • Prior experience in Accounting / Finance function (e.g. Sales, Factory or Supply Chain Controller).
  • Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry experience
  • Experience within a network organization (internal and external providers).
  • Degree in Business / Finance and/or Accountancy Qualification
  • Proficiency in English and language of the market (where applicable).
  • Solid knowledge of business principles and best practices to ensure sustainability of business and drive continuous performance improvement.
  • Thorough understanding of business environment/ competition/ capacity to benchmark.
  • Solid understanding of GLOBE systems supporting the business E2E processes.
  • Extensive knowledge of product portfolio and brand profitability.
  • Solid grounding in value creation process to influence the 4 operational value drivers optimizing sustainable shareholder value.
  • Ability to generate relevant insights while understanding the bigger picture leveraging thorough knowledge of business drivers.
  • Thoroughly versed in and able to solidly apply local tax laws and regulation as well as legal requirements related to financial and administrative matters.
  • Solid knowledge of business processes to help design, implement and manage internal control systems ensuring stewardship and governance.
  • Good networking skills benefiting sustainability of the Business Unit.

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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Financial and economic / business administration / Financial Management
Industry / Industries Food
Region Nigeria

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Name Akin Alao