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Business Financial Analyst Job in Kenya

Job Title: Business Financial Analyst

Company Profile:

A multinational company that deals in the Manufacturing and Production of Nutritional and dairy products, coffee, tea, beverages, chocolate and confectionery

Main Purpose of Job
 

Providing insight and strongly supporting a fact based decision making process, based on current business environment & specialist financial knowledge and by challenging new strategies & new projects, as well as the status quo

Main Responsibilities
  • Participate actively in the strategy development and provide associated scenario planning to optimize shareholder value
  • Provide a high quality data / timely framework, as well as the reliable measurement of selected key KPI's
  • Ensure quality financial information is used by the business for decision making and that potential risks and opportunities are anticipated and understood. Promote use of external & internal information for benchmarking
  • Review monthly performance and identify areas of risk to achievement of targets and forecasts and develop/follow up action plans
  • Key player in the Monthly Business Planning Process (esp. MFR & DCP), providing transparency and direction towards target achievement at any time in the process. Facilitate the Dynamic Forecast process
  • Analyze and challenge factory performance based on key indicators (variances, level of fixed cost, etc.) and promote the culture of Return on Invested Capital / ATR on CAPEX related topics (whenever relevant) including Post Evaluation of Capex proposals
  • Analyze and challenge product portfolio to identify cost optimization opportunities, eliminate Value Destroyers and maximize the return on investment from TTS/PFME (including revised pricing structure/prices) and from the capital asset base
  • Support Business Innovation and Renovation pipeline including development of Manufacturing and Sales & Distribution structure modeling and follow-up
  • Support special projects: M&A, Sourcing, Restructuring
  • Develop, manage, and communicate financial initiatives
  • Where relevant, involvement in the development of Regional Manufacturing Strategy for the product portfolio and preparation of relevant Investment Budget proposals.
  • Active role in people development and succession planning across NiM. Ensure a solid understanding of the value creation framework among the non-finance experts
Knowledge:
  • Solid knowledge of business principles and best practices to ensure sustainability of business and drive continuous performance improvement
  • Thorough understanding of business environment/ competition/ capacity to benchmark
  • Solid understanding of ERP systems supporting the business E2E processes
  • Extensive knowledge of product portfolio and brand profitability
Key Experiences:
  • Having filled one or several career steps in F&C, were she/he held responsibility over a team and with Executive Committee exposure
  • 5-6 years’ experience in Accounting / Finance function (e.g. Sales, Factory or Supply Chain Controller) in a business analysis role.
  • Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry experience or financial analyst from any of the consulting firms
  • Experience within a network organization (internal and external providers)
  • Degree in Business / Finance and/or Accountancy Qualification
  • Proficiency in English and language of the market (where appl.)
To apply for this position send your CV to mycv@myjobseye.com quoting the position in the subject line.

Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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