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Business Controller at Nokia Nigeria

Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things.

Serving customers in over 100 countries, our research scientists and engineers continue to invent and accelerate new technologies that will increasingly transform the way people and things communicate and connect.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Controller

Job ID: 6399
Location: Lagos
Job type: Full-time
Job Category: Finance

Job Description
How you will contribute an what you will learn:

  • The role is part of Middle East & Africa business controlling team for Network Infrastructure business group. The selected candidate will be covering few countries in Africa, including Nigeria.
  • Manages, controls and continuously improves the financial performance of the BG for the area of responsibility.
  • Finance representative & business partner from Sales to Delivery
  • Deep understanding of forecast & inputs coming from different stakeholders (Sales/PMs/FPCs)/..)
  • Accountable/responsible to challenge and complete the forecast for the unit
  • Provides financial strategic insights on Forecasted numbers and advice on innovative business schemes.
  • Performs financial risk management, controlling risks and opportunities in financials.
  • Drives together with RBC and Sales, BG Asset Improvement topics. Receivables / Overdue analysis as part of the Balance Sheet and Cash management
  • Provides financial expertise for customer offers when required for the BG cases, and supports negotiations regarding financial matters, as per License to Deal process.
  • Responsible for reviewing, preparing & presenting all new won sales cases for the BG to the RRB, and performer or approver of subsequent reviews.
  • Ensures compliance with Nokia accounting principles, internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) policies, procedures and reporting.
  • Conduct Backlog verifications in order to preserve the accuracy and health of the Order on Hand
  • Close cooperation with NI Sales & NI Delivery Teams on all relevant matters
  • Supports financial planning, reporting and analysis for their respective business organisation, and challenges the organisation in commercial, financial and business performance-related issues.
  • Supports performance tracking focuses execution against strategic and financial objectives
  • Assesses the level of operational and strategic risk within the organisation; proactively mitigates risks and optimises opportunities across organization
  • Develops constructive relationships with executive internal / external stakeholders.


  • 5- to 8 years of extensive relevant experience with relevant eductaion
  • Business & Financial Acumen
  • Strategic Thinking & Analysis
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Financial Leadership
  • Problem Solving
  • Pre-sales support on financial matters
  • Influencing Others
  • Business Insight

What We Offer

  • Nokia offers continuous learning opportunities, well-being programs to support you mentally and physically, opportunities to join and get supported by employee resource groups, mentoring programs and highly diverse teams with an inclusive culture where people thrive and are empowered.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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