Financial Planning Analyst
Jumia Nigeria
Lagos, Nigeria
1d ago
source : Fuzu

Job Summary

  • As a Financial Planning Analyst, you will be involved in running the annual budgeting process and producing regular forecasts that show the expected future performance of the business.
  • Analyze business trends and past results, advise on how company performance can be improved and explore potential growth scenarios.
  • Qualifications & Experience

  • BSc in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or a related field.
  • 7+ years of experience in finance, accounting, and operational processes.
  • Professional Accounting Qualification (ACCA, ICAN, ICMA, ACA, etc.)
  • General knowledge of accounting / financial / operational principles.
  • Experience developing financial reports and metrics and modelling.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with various management levels
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and adapt to a changing, fast-paced environment.
  • Strong Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills.
  • Superior attention to detail and ability to successfully manage multiple competing priorities while maintaining a view of the big picture.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence others through effective verbal and written communication.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive projects across an organization.
  • We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment.
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world.
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures.
  • Responsibilities

  • Liaising with senior management to prepare the business's financial and strategic plans
  • Identify and research variances to forecast, budget, and prior-year expenses, proactively identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance.
  • Oversee and manage the continued development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting, Operating Plan and Modeling tools.
  • FP&A finance support to the accounting teams related to productivity, demand planning, reporting, and metrics in a timely manner.
  • Identify and understand business challenges; propose and create solutions.
  • Partner directly with the finance team and central FP&A groups to collaborate on metrics, goals, and business reviews.
  • Create presentations that provide insightful analysis, identify required action items, and effectively frame decisions to be made.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with business partners and cross-functional teams at all levels of the organization.
  • Ad-Hoc Reporting and Analysis.
  • Quarterly and Monthly Financial reports.
  • Implement and work with a Business Intelligence Tool and Dashboard reports.
  • Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision-making purposes.
  • Supporting Senior Management Team and Departments heads with in-depth analysis.
  • Prepare presentations to CFO, CEO & Senior Management Team.
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