FP&A Senior Analyst

We are recruiting for a Financial Analyst to assist with all aspects of Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) for reporting purposes.

Duties

  • Prepare financial and business related analysis and research in such areas as financial and expense performance, cost of sales, cash flow forecasting, and working capital;
  • Prepare consolidated forecasts and budgets and analyzes trends in revenue, expense, capital expenditures and other related areas;
  • Assist with updating the company’s forecasting model monthly with information from the accounting systems and updating expense and revenue forecasts based on actual business events and timelines;
  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance this involves updating the company dashboards and providing analysis;
  •  Develop financial models and analysis to support strategic initiatives;
  • Compile and prepare reports, graphs and charts of data developed;
  • Assist with special financial and business related studies and cooperates with other departments in preparing analyses;
  • Assist with compilation and analysis of consolidated budgets and long range plans;
  • Maintain and coordinate group completion of financial review templates and meetings;
  • Prepare presentations to Board of Directors and Senior Management Team;
  • Ad hoc analyses, as needed;
  • Support functional area leaders in development of their annual Expense and Capital budgets;
  • Provide monthly financial reporting and variance analysis.
  • Ensure budget holders understand their performance vs. budget;
  • Develop comprehensive monthly forecasts, with input from budget holders on all assumptions;
  • Work with budget holders to rebalance their plans, in response to changes in business priorities;
  • Prepare revised Quarterly Budgets for the company as the fiscal year progresses from each quarter to the next;
  • Monthly, prepare company forecasts in collaboration with cross-functional team members and provide explanations for variances from prior expectations;
  • Develop business cases in support of new investment opportunities, and work with cross-functional teams to develop comprehensive initiative budgets
  • Develop, track, and analyze key operational metrics for each functional area.

Requirements

  • Relationship Management: Able to build constructive and effective relationships with a broad and diverse group of business partners
  • Communication Skills: Demonstrates strong listening, written and oral communication skill
  • Adaptability: Purposefully adapting actions to changing business requirements
  • Initiative: Identifying opportunities for improvement and action necessary changes
  • Integrity: being honest and having strong moral principles. Adhere to confidentiality requirements.
  • Influencing and Negotiation: Ability to influence at all levels, as well as a demonstrated ability to work effectively within a team and be assertive in driving successful management strategies
  • 2 – 4 years of post articles relevant working experience within finance/analysis/audit/advisory/investment banking
  •  Experience with preparing management accounts and financial statements
  • Experience in financial analysis and modelling
  • Strong understanding of accounting
  • Excellent communication skills, able to present at board level
  • Problem solver, highly analytical, results oriented, timeliness, attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work in a high paced, high energy and high responsibility environment
  •  B.Com/B.Sc Degree or relevant financial qualification

 

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