Business Market & Carrier Services Controller at Orange Telkom

On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
Region: Nairobi
Reporting to: Manager Operational Controlling
Range: R3
Department: Finance
Role Purpose: The Business Market & Carrier Services Controller will be in charge of monitoring and controlling the business units planning & spend, Project / Investment evaluation, P&L evolution, new products and services evaluation and all other aspects of Business Market & Carrier Services from a financial standing.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement a monthly Business Market P&L to allow evaluation of the profit center’s revenues and costs.
  • Evaluate all contracts, investment and business proposals (including giveaways) to ensure that the set ROI levels are attained.
  • In Conjunction with stock Management, Establish and maintain strong systems & processes to monitor and track the CPE inventory. Offer recommendations for improvement (including on ordering, stock holding and returns policies).
  • Work with the Business Market Team in development of product proposals and provide financial input into the PpTM process.
  • Evaluate all contracts, investment and business proposals for carrier services to ensure that the set ROI levels are attained.
  • In conjunction with carrier services, manage the interconnect rates using the existing and new tools to realize maximum margins for the company.
  • Manage and control the costs (both opex & capex) for the under-sea cable landing stations. 
  • Ensure recharges are done correctly and on-time
  • Actively participate in the preparation and monitoring of the sub marine cost budgets, reconciling actuals to budget and identifying areas and causes of variance.
  • Support the carrier services and B2B teams through monthly budget-actual reconciliation monthly spend reviews
  • Identify and highlight budget risks and opportunities from carrier services and B2B business.
  • Closely work with the revenue accounting & reporting team to validate the monthly carrier services and B2B revenues to be reported
Academic / Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Finance
  • Over 5 years’ experience in finance sector.
  • Qualified Accountant is a plus with experience in telecommunication sector at large
Key Competencies:
  • Commitment, diligence and dedication
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Superior analytical skills and Intuitive mind
  • Thorough and Assertive
  • Initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Good computer skills (SAGE/Excel/PowerPoint/Word)
  • Ability to lead and control
  • Strong interpersonal skills
This position is opened to Kenyan citizens only. 
If you fit the required profile, please apply highlighting how your qualifications, experience and career aspirations match the requirements for this position.

Application should be sent by latest 7th November 2014, please provide an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees. 
Apply through [email protected] and quote the job title in the subject field. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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