Business Controller Job at Atlas Copco Nigeria

Job Title: Business Controller | Atlas Copco Nigeria | Job Location: Lagos
Functional area: Finance

Atlas Copco Nigeria has been established in 2009 with offices in Lagos, Port Harcourt. The Customer Center employs around 50 people and represents three Business Areas – Compressor Technique and Power Technique.

Job Description

  • We are looking for an experienced Business Controller to support Atlas Copco Nigeria’s business development, ensuring both efficiency and compliance with internal and external rules and regulations.
  • This is an ideal opportunity for a highly motivated person with high analytical skills and this position will be based in Lagos
  • You will have a key role in the control and guidance of our company’s financial results, including forecasting, analysis, and providing support to the Country Manager.
  • This position reports to the Country Manager and will be a member of the Management Team

Mission as Business Controller you will:

  • Raise “red flags” whenever compliance with sound business principles are at risk,
  • Analyze business and financial data, in an accurate, relevant and timely manner, in order to map the performance, trends and various potential forecasts of the company,
  • Drive continuous improvement in business control processes and procedures, support management and the organization with reports, analysis and tools to follow up on the business and to initiate actions,
  • Be a driver and leader in training and coaching of employees to follow ” The Way We Do Things”
  • Lead the forecast process and its follow-up through the Management meetings, Business and Legal Boards.
  • Ensure all Corporate Governance matters are understood and coordinated in line with statutory and Group standards.
  • Continue to integrate, adapt and develop the financial organization to fulfil the Atlas Copco Group financial and organizational standards,
  • Ensure that financial reporting is in accordance with IFRS and The Way We Do Things,
  • Lead the reporting process: validate source data and accuracy of all company scorecards in accordance with FAM and local statutory practices,
  • Improve and develop internal controls to safeguard company assets,
  • Overall responsibility for Accounting and Finance functions (credit management, credit control, cash management, assets management, inventories, receivables, provisions, taxes etc.),

Experience requirements

  • Practice of Business analysis and risk management. Good understanding of how to prepare financial statements and financial reporting Able to work in a fast-paced environment as a strong and influential team member Minimum 7 years’ experience in finance and business control, working with ERP systems (BPCS is an advantage).


  • Good knowledge on general accounting principles, IFRS and Local statutory accounting rules- Knowledge of the Group reporting systems
  • Fluency in English Knowledge of Atlas Copco’s The Way We Do Things Good command of Windows Tools specially a good working knowledge of Excel Understanding of local Finance, Accounting and regulatory practices

Educational Requirements

  • Chartered accountant (ICAN, ACCA or equivalent) University degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics or equivalent. MBA is desirable

Personality requirements:

  • Target and result oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Dynamic and open to change
  • Good communication skills at all levels
  • Team player- Strong sense of ownership, taking responsibility and leading projects to a successful conclusion
  • Motivate, engage and coach your team in the organization to create lasting results

  • How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letter and CV’s to: [email protected]
    Application Deadline 25th December 2020

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