Senior Manager, FP&A at AT Ghana

    • Company: AT Ghana
    • Location: Ghana
    • State: Jobs in Accra
    • Job type: Full-Time
    • Job category: Accounting Jobs in Ghana

Job Description

Job Summary

• The successful candidate will join as the Senior Manager for Financial Planning and Analytics in the Finance Department. (S) He will report to the Director of Financial Planning and Analytics and will be responsible for spearheading the company’s financial quarterly forecast, annual budgeting process, operating plan variance analysis and strategic planning.
• (S)He must as well understand the key drivers of our business performance across the different products we offer and identify the potential risks and opportunities behind the numbers that may impact performance. This involves the analysis of actual monthly performance, quarterly forecasts, the annual budget, and long-range plans. The Senior Manager FP&A will also work alongside other finance functions and commercial teams to provide a view of performance, product profitability and post investment analysis to senior management and the board to better understand the trends in the business for decision-making.

Key Responsibilities

• Lead the preparation of strategic plan, annual budget and quarterly forecast.
• Review and challenge contributing stakeholders of their plan.
• Provide management with detailed, forward-looking commentary that highlights business opportunities and risks and their anticipated effect on full-year revenues, costs and profit.
• Work with Commercial to evaluate new business by conducting economic analysis to ascertain incremental gains.
• Conduct post implementation analysis of product launches and post investment appraisal of capital expenditure
• Drive continuous improvement of current methods of working to optimize forecasting and budgeting models across the business.
• Work with financial systems, business intelligence team and business stakeholders to ensure that system planning tools are up to date and fit-for-purpose.
• Maintain and develop various financial models and standard templates distributed for use by all stakeholders during the planning processes, ensuring high quality, accuracy and focused analytic review.
• Challenge the reasonability of revenues and operating expenses during the respective planning and reporting processes to ensure proper representation and accuracy of the business performance.
• Works at the direction of the Director of FP&A in performing various financial or budget analyses in the areas of profit planning, capital expenditure and cash flow budgeting.
• Other ad hoc analysis to support the FP&A team and the wider finance group.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance; MBA or qualified or partly qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA etc.) highly preferred
• 3+ years’ experience in FP&A with good technical understanding
• Ability to think creatively, highly driven and self-motivated.
• Strong or advance knowledge of Analytical tools, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills required.
• 3 years of experience within an operational telecoms business or FMCG marketing environment

Core Competencies

• Excellent communicator and strong interpersonal skills (Strong verbal and written communication skills required)
Rigorous attention to detail.
• Organized and detail oriented.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Organized, flexible and customer-oriented person.
• Must demonstrate ability to roll-up sleeves and work. with team members in a hands-on manner
• Capable of working efficiently and effectively with minimum supervision and within short deadlines

Location: Accra

Method of Application

Interested and qualified applicants should send their Applications & Curriculum Vitae to: [email protected]

Kindly indicate the role you are applying for in the email subject.

Closing Date: 04 March, 2024

June 2024