MEA ECIF and Marketing Controller At Microsoft Nigeria

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Job Title: MEA ECIF and Marketing Controller

  • Job number: 725942
  • Location: Nigeria
  • Travel: 0-25 %
  • Profession: Finance
  • Role type: Individual Contributor
  • Employment type: Full-Time



  • As key member of area management P&L team, the FC- Marketing and ECIF controller is accountable to meaningfully participate in Financial controller team and rhythm.
  • The FC is also a subject matter expert for Marketing and ECIF within the Area Finance community and is expected to contribute to the thought leadership of the community.
  • The role also expected to closely collaborate with Investment Controller to maximize the ROI on investments.


  • Trusted advisor of the area leadership team for Marketing and ECIF.
  • Collaborate with HR, M&O, Corp HQ team, One finance and business. Responsible for ensuring that all parties deliver maximum value to the business and are continually improving operational effectiveness.
  • Partner with key area and sub finance stakeholders


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  • The FC has primary responsibility for overseeing overall ECIF and marketing management of the area. Additionally, this role is responsible for Marketing and ECIF key rhythms ensuring end to end flow while driving standardization and simplification.

Key financial rhythms:

  • Supervise/accountable for planning and forecasting ECIF and marketing- review trends, identify variance to Budget and one-off items, and inform decision makers of actions to be taken to optimize spending,

ECIF/Marketing management:

  • Define a clear Area process to manage ECIF and marketing: to enable Area spend optimization and accuracy of spend
  • Ensure transparency of marketing spend at Area level, supervise accuracy of marketing postings and accruals,
  • Ensure Compliance adherence of marketing processes, including clarity on how to land Area wide Marketing initiatives from compliance perspective (for MSAs),
  • Drive visibility of ECIF spend both for Area and Corp financed projects, supervise quarter-end accruals to reflect accurately the delivery date of ECIF projects ,
  • Inform decision makers of actions to be taken to optimize spending of marketing and ECIF
  • Drive accurate marketing and ECIF forecast at Area level,
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with M&O to streamline and simplified Area Marketing processes
  • Others: Additionally controller is responsible for revenue adjustments (excluding channel incentives) while monitoring, analyze trends, identifying variance to Budget/ Fcst, one-off items and causes of unexpected variances.
  • Protect   Ensuring proactive Risk Management through internal controls and compliance
  • Collaborate with the Control & Compliance lead to embed compliance into the finance and business processes within the area.
  • Oversees the systems and processes that deliver outcomes to meet regulatory requirements (including SOX) as well as advises on revisions to these systems and processes to adapt to changing legislative environments.


  • 2-3 years of active experience in similar role
  • 5 years of experience in finance / finance leadership positions
  • Statutory (Local GAAP, USGAAP) Accounting, Controlling, Tax knowledge
  • Compliance and risk management experience
  • Experience in Multinationals with multi-product/multi-segment finance roles is recommended
  • Fluent in English
  • BA/BS or MBA degree in Finance, Economics, CA/CPA preferred.

Benefits and Perks

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away.

Application Closing Date

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