Nespresso Commercial Controller

Accounting / Finance Full Time
  • Accounting / Finance
  • Full Time
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Attractive Salary AED / Month
  • Salary: Attractive Salary
  • Min BA/BS Degree in Business Administration / Finance

Website Nestle

Nestlé is the world's largest food and nutrition company. Founded and headquartered in Vevey, Switzerland, Nestlé originated in a 1905 merger of the Anglo-Swiss Milk Company, established in 1867 by brothers George Page and Charles Page, and Farine Lactée Henri Nestlé, founded in 1866 by Henri Nestlé. The company grew significantly during the First World War and again following the Second World War, eventually expanding its offerings beyond its early condensed milk and infant formula products. Today, the company operates in 86 countries around the world, and employs over 280,000 people.

Nespresso Commercial Controller

We are the Nestlé Nespresso SA Company and are proud to be one of the fastest growing operating unit of Nestlé. Our passionate, entrepreneurial-minded team has transformed Nespresso into the reference in portioned coffee and one of the world’s most trusted brands. Our growth comes from our commitment to research and development in order to pioneer and be the reference in the portioned coffee sector to provide the very highest quality coffees that could be enjoyed in the comfort of consumers’ own homes and also savored at out-of-home locations, such as restaurants, hotels, offices and luxury retail businesses. We guarantee quality by taking a careful, thoughtful approach in how we source our ingredients, produce and market our premium coffee products. With corporate headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, Nespresso is present in over 60 countries and counts over 12,000 employees worldwide. To learn more visit


Role: Commercial Controller

Location: Dubai

Company: Nespresso


Our Nespresso business is looking to hire a Regional Commercial Controller for the MENA region, you will assist the management to handle a multitude of complex countries, while you assume dual responsibility in facing both business and finance stakeholders across the organization.

You will co-pilot the business development and decision making in the region, while providing business insights and valued financial expertise. In doing so, you will ensure high quality management reporting, enable financial transparency and facilitate optimal resource allocation.


  • Participate in the Distributor strategy development process and ensure the commercial plan is executed in line with the strategy.
  • Management of Regional Sales Reporting and Forecasting – Ensure accurate and timely monthly sales reporting, including providing analysis and insights into the results. Utilizing insights to develop sales forecast, in collaboration with SCM and local Distributor’s Finance functions, which accurately reflect the future performance of each Market.
  • Ensure quality financial information is used by the business for decision making and that potential risks and opportunities are anticipated and understood. Promote the usage of external and internal information for benchmarking.
  • Monitor and controls the marketing spend making sure that the budget is not exceeded, and allocation is done according to latest plan.
  • Advise on annual resource planning and variance tracking (at MEA and Selected Markets Level)
  • Monitor and report Structural Cost expenditure, ensuring “on budget” mindset whilst driving efficient use of resources
  • Manage the accurate and timely production of monthly and full-year forecasts and relevant financial reports across the management team/markets. Consolidate selected KPIs and review into actionable summary information in order to provide high quality data / timely framework, as well as the reliable measurement of the selected KPIs.
  • Actively drive the Monthly Business Planning Process, challenging the data input to ensure quality forecasting. Coordinates Revenue and Costs forecasts for region and customer (contribution)
  • Promote Business Planning Best Practices (i.e. One Number Principles, planning cycles) and Tools across the organization/ market and ensure alignment with operational processes
  • Ensure that planning tools work efficiently, working procedures are documented, and that there is integration and consistency within system and scope
  • Review and provide insights on the impact of Distributor Pricing updates, Transfer Pricing changes, exchange rates and other commercial factors.
  • Analyze and challenge product cost performance and product portfolio (distributor level) to identify cost optimization opportunities, eliminate Value Destroyers and maximize the return on investment from TTS/PFME (including revised pricing structures) and from the capital asset base.

What will make you successful…

  • Min BA/BS Degree in Business Administration / Finance
  • Sustainable performance in Finance function with leadership exposure
  • Internal Controls Management exposure
  • Experience within a network organization with both internal and external providers
  • Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry experience
  • Knowledge of product portfolio and brand profitability
  • Solid understanding of business processes, internal controls and Finance/Control/Sales best practices
  • Good working knowledge of customer and channel dimensions of the market and relevant sales strategy.
  • Thorough understanding of business environment and competition.

Nestlé is the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: repect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we’ll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geopraphies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at

Dubai, AE, 17327

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