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16 Apr 2018

Full-Time BCS-Senior Country Controller Jobs

Unilever – Posted by Sunlit Centre Kenya Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya

Job Description

About us!
We are on a mission to help people eat healthy and to reduce carbon footprint through the power of plants! If you would like to join us, read on!

Do you know your Kale from your Quinoa or the difference between a Flexitarian to a Regenerative Grazer?  We are looking for top talent for an exciting new movement within the Food Industry.
On Friday 15th December, it was announced that Unilever was to sell the Spreads business to KKR and the transfer of ownership is expected to take place in July 2018. KKR are committed to supporting the business’ growth ambition, whilst continuing to follow Unilever’s responsible sourcing policies, including working towards the goal of sourcing 100 per cent sustainable palm oil by 2019.
Your Main Responsibilities: –
  • Ensure integrity and control across accrual/payment process.
  • Engage with the cluster finance teams to ensure compliance to accounting standards and policies.
  • Responsible for managing category budgets (Bought in Cost (BIC) and departmental costs) budgets.
  • Key driver of robust resource and budget allocation across categories, marketing development, R&D activities and capital expenditure.
  • Challenge inefficiencies and indicate drivers for review.
  • Use relevant competitive benchmarks (financials, shadow P&Ls) to identify savings opportunities and/or areas under leveraged.
  • Leverage standard performance reporting to enable Brand LT / GCLT to have a 360-degree view of business and hold itself and others accountable for delivery of strategy and performance.
  • Actively drive simplification of reporting through use of standard ES reports and tools e.g. MBI, One View.
  • Partner with Supply Chain finance to ensure proper understanding of product cost levers and key drivers of manufacturing costs.
  • Analyze results and consult Global and Regional finance managers for variances explanations versus forecast.
  • Participate in cross Category work streams to drive best practice in key challenge areas such as ROMI, gross margin, sustainability, Digital etc.
Skills, experience and qualifications: –
  • Professional qualification in finance or accountancy.
  • 9+ years of experience, with at least 5 years in a senior role in finance
  • Strong control and analytical mindset.
  • Strong people management skills and ability to motivate remote teams.
  • Effective Business Partnering.
  • Performance Management and business planning.
  • Decision Support and Ad Hoc evaluation.
Your Personal Power! :-
At BCS we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.
We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.
If you are an entrepreneur at heart and have a passion for winning, a strong understanding of the CPG business, ad would like to join us, apply and speak to one of our Talent Matchmakers!

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Job Categories: Accounting. Job Types: Full-Time.


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