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Unilever is a British–Dutch multinational consumer goods company co-headquartered in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and London, United Kingdom. Its products include food, beverages, cleaning agents and personal care products. Unilever Nigeria is a manufacturer of leading brands in foods, home care and personal care.
Job Title: Financial Controller
BA, BSc, HND, MBA, MSc, MA
Finance, Accounting, Audit
The responsibilities are cross sites and cover every aspect of the balance sheet, profit & loss account and control environment.
Leading a team of Finance people and provide coaching and support to an ambitious management team.
Leading the Corporate Risk management process of the business and act as the conscience of the business, both from a risk and from a “Financial Fitness” perspective.
The Financial Controller is a key member of the Operational Finance Leadership Team and co-leader of the Financial Controllers Group.
Financial accounting and reporting of the legal entity, which comprises the Organisation, the Sourcing Units, the factory sites.
Full ownership of the Balance Sheet and P&L.
Risk management and the control environment, in line with the Sarbanes- Oxley legislation.
Lead the Accounts Receivables, General Ledger & Reporting, expenses, NPI and Asset Management functions.
Cash Flow forecast and management, Forex exposure, Overhead budget management, Eurocost reporting, statutory reporting and tax.
A variety of ad hoc projects including brand disposal & below the line activities.
Part of the team establishing the Finance Excellence Centre.
Short term Key Deliverables
Change management, as the Accounts Payable function is in the process of being transferred to the Finance Excellence Centre.
Ensuring the control environment is at re-performance standards, in line with Sarbanes-Oxley.
Process improvements to ensure each and every finance process will become World Class e.g. driving further improvements, changes within the European SAP design; sharing best practice with Unilever global process owners
Establish relationships with External Audit partners i.e. PwC
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