Financial Planning Analyst

Full time @Addify posted 1 year ago

Job Description

Key responsibilities:

FP&A Analyst will provide support to FP&A Business Control Manager broadly on the following;

  • Prepare monthly dashboards for Indirect costs and provide actionable insights to Functions.
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget and monthly forecast.
  • Monitor budgets, carry out actual versus budget analysis, and identify reasons for variances on monthly basis.
  • Collaborate with country finance / functional teams, identify cost reduction initiatives, to arrive at monthly forecasts
  • Extract relevant financial and non-financial information from the ERP/ Power BI system and carry out analysis on the information extracted.
  • Assist Finance Control Manager in developing and implementing internal controls
  • Engage with the Technology team to monitor Project costs vs budgets, track financial project KPI
  • Perform ad-hoc management information such as ROI analysis, benchmarking for new projects, spend visibility by expense category, etc.
  • Support contract review activities sent for approval by Procurement are in line with DoA, budgets, savings, governance
  • Identify and implement process improvements.

Qualification & Experience:

Education:

  • Accounting / Business Finance background

Experience:

  • Experience working in Retail / FMCG / Hospitality
  • FP&A experience for 1 -2 years

Job-specific skills:

  • Knowledge & understanding of GL / Accruals & financial accounting transactions
  • Skills in Power pivot, data sets, Power BI

General skills:

  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent excel skills, PPT, and charts are a must
  • Ability to be creative
  • Ability to interpret data
  • Good Financial knowledge
  • Ability to interact with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to interpret data
  • Meet internal timelines for reporting

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