Business Unit Controller in Lagos, Nigeria

at Nestle S.A.

Food Production
Sales/Business Development
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

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

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.


  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 expert.
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