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SI Business Controller

Posted: 30 Jul 2020 Closes: 29 Aug 2020
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 676425730

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it's helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.

Department Overview

Motorola Solutions is looking for a dynamic individual to work within our International Finance team and Services team. This is a business critical role that will directly support our operational leadership team for Middle East and Africa.
Job Description

Key responsibilities of the SI Business Controller:
  • Act as trusted business partner and financial advisor to the operational leadership and together drive profitability in Middle East and Africa.
  • Work with Pre-Sales to gain valuable lessons learned on existing contracts and improve contractual terms.
  • Provide thought leadership, financial tools, analysis & structures to support the business.
  • Governance on the largest deals in the region, including SOX adherence and create efficient review forums.
  • Improve revenue, cash and margin forecasting by challenging and supporting the business, aligning with pre- sales and creating the necessary processes to capture key financial information to enable transparency.
  • Drive financial and commercial rigor to enhance contract profitability and cost discipline during delivery.
  • Agree the revenue recognition outcome with pre-sales finance as well as the risk and margin position of each Major Project in the region. Then help support how this is monitored and reviewed post sales.
  • Business planning and financial forecasting for Middle East and Africa (annual and quarterly forecasts, budgets, long range planning). Ensure robust planning & analysis and execution against forecast (sales, margins, cash flow, collections etc.).
  • Indirectly lead a team of finance professionals in Krakow and the region focused on the various sub-regions sitting within Middle East and Africa. Support regional tax, treasury, accounting and other support finance teams on compliance and various corporate finance matters.

Basic Requirements

Key qualifications of the SI Business Controller:
  • ACA/CIMA/ACCA/MBA/ qualifications will be required for the role.
  • 8-10 years' experience performing various finance roles including controllership delivering large infrastructure projects and ensuring the efficient use of FTE's.
  • Experienced in supporting or negotiating complex commercial contracts on large scale technology infrastructure roll-outs and project risk management.
  • Advanced modelling skills to build standardised templates which can be used across the region.
  • Presentational and storytelling skills which ensure key business performance objectives are explained and understood by the business.
  • Strong understanding of local accounting and US GAAP standards. Deep knowledge of corporate and operating finance fundamentals.
  • Quick learner and analytical thinker, with the ability to manage and resolve complex problems.
  • Strong communicator at leadership level and effective in working across functions and in matrix environments with the ability to simplify financial complexities for non-financial teams.

Travel Requirements

Relocation Provided

Position Type

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