Business Controller
1d ago

As the world’s cities grow more complex, people’s need to move easily becomes even more important. Enabling urban flow requires talent and ambition.

Together at KONE, we create the new urban reality. Your career is a journey, and how you travel makes a difference.

It's time to make a move. Join our flow.

KONE South Africa is focused on growing and solidifying business presence, as success here will play an integral part in the overall success of KONE.

To support our growth strategy we are looking for an energetic & dynamic Business Controller to join KONE. The position will report directly to the Finance Manager for the KZA region and be based in our Johannesburg Headquarters.

The Business Controller will play a pivotal role in business partnering with the South African business line leadership as well as front line business operations, providing insight & analytics to help make vital business decisions to help KONE South Africa deliver on its goals and priorities.

This role is considered the subject matter expert in the area of financial controlling and will have the opportunity to act as a key advisor to both finance and business colleagues across South Africa as well as ensuring adherence to KONE policies, oversight of annual planning & budgeting processes, monthly forecasting assumptions, and accuracy of actual monthly reporting.

This is a unique opportunity for someone looking to accelerate their development and learning and join a team of professionals dedicated to delivering people flow solutions.

If you feel you have what it takes to add significant value to this role then apply quickly to catch this unique opportunity!

Are you the one?

  • Bachelors in Finance and CIMA Level Certification will be advantageous;
  • Minimum 4 years' experience in the following : Business Controlling, business analysis & budgeting for business performance;
  • Responsible for a strategic company with strong focus on business partnering and advising the leadership team;
  • Understanding of the business logic and dependencies between key operational processes, relationships, and metrics;
  • Support the planning and forecasting processes by providing financial parameters to be utilized in sales and cost planning and forecasting by the business (e.
  • g., inflation rate, foreign exchange rates, increases in wages and salaries, costs for corporate materials, milestone lead times);
  • Experience in Matrix Organizations;
  • Excellent understanding of various CRM tools including SAP;
  • Highly motivated, goal oriented, diligent, organized self-starter with an orientation towards a high level of customer service;
  • Strong English Communication skills the financial controller will often have to interact with various stakeholders and so the ability to communicate complex data, and to write and speak clearly, are important;
  • Attention to detail You need to be an individual who is precise in their work, able to spot errors, and vigilant to ensure that any problems are corrected for accurate results;
  • Unfortunately due to strict visa regulations in South Africa we will only be able to accept applications from South African Nationals.
  • What do we offer?

  • Great dynamic team promoting a collaborative environment
  • Total reward elements that engage and motivate our employees and help us make KONE a great place to work
  • Comprehensive learning and development programs covering a wide range of professional skills
  • Engaging job with position description and clear targets
  • Regular feedback through performance discussions
  • Opportunities for individual development
  • Mentoring and coaching programs
  • Flexibility, trust and respect
  • Value-based culture, behaviors and ethics
  • Sustainability and innovation
  • Working for a successful organization
  • Please upload an updated copy of your CV to your application.

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