Financial Analyst

Johannesburg - Candidates must have experience working in large FMCG CompanySummary:The role is responsible to understand the need for insightful management reporting and provide the consolidated financial performance view to management and Finance business partners through insightful reporting, ensuring that a standard suite of reports meets the informational needs of the customersFUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES:ReportingDefine framework and templates for management reports in the business divisionAnalyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposesManage reporting process and cycles Daily, weekly, monthly and annualSupport business leaders and Finance business partners with adhoc business performance reportingDesign and maintain reporting dashboardsContinuous simplification, professionalization and improvements in planning and reporting cycle, as well as further automation and digitization of processesWork closely with Finance leadership and Business partners to understand reporting requirement on an ongoing basisManage the development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting, Operating Plan and Modelling toolsSupport business partners in developing financial models and analyses to support strategic initiativesPrepare presentations for Board of Directors and Senior ManagementTo liaise and assist other teams within Finance to ensure corporate, statutory and performance monitoring requirements are metBusiness Partnering for Home Office functionsDevelop budgeting, financial projections and operating forecasts for Home Office functions within the bannerAnalyze the month end financial position, investigate variances and make appropriate adjustments if necessary in line with the internal proceduresData governanceDefine policy, procedures and framework for data governance at regional levelRequest Additional, deletion, modification of master data /hierarchiesEBSCollaborate with EBS team to drive SLAs and improvement in reporting processesSelf-management:Respect every individual by relating to others in an accepting and respectful manner, regardless of their organizational level, personality, or background;Adapt and learn demonstrate creativity and strength in the face of change, obstacles, or adversity;Adapt to competing demands and shifting prioritiesUpdate knowledge and skills to handle new complexities, challenges, and responsibilities.Seek exposure to new ideas and perspectives;Promote a work environment that respects, embraces, and values diversity in othersIdentify and apply sound, fact-based criteria in setting priorities and making decisionsLook beyond symptoms to determine the root causes of problems, and identify and implement applicable solutions.Integrate knowledge and expertise in making fact-based recommendations and decisionsConduct that is aligned with the code of ethics.Staff ManagementManage individual and team outputs so that performance and development needs can be identified to develop competenceProvide adequate on the job training, coaching, support and counselling is provided to team membersEnsure standards of performance are clearly defined, communicated and recorded where necessaryContinuously assess and monitor that development plans are agreed and implemented to address continuous improvementLong term career development advice is accurately provided to team membersThe team is motivated towards continuous improvement and achievement of benchmark standardsTeam members are actively involved in setting goals and are encouraged to solve problems and make decisions relevant to their workTeam members are treated in line with Companys values and ethical guidelinesRequirements:Minimum Academic, Professional Qualifications & Experience required for this positionCA (SA)5 years experience in Management AccountingTechnical Accounting and Tax backgroundCompetencies & Skills:Make effective choicesServe the customerGet resultsPlan for and improve workShare informationPerform to ethical standards AdaptStrategic and total company perspectiveOptimize global and company capabilitiesBuild reputation and promote social responsibilityBuild and develop talentFostering and leveraging internal and external relationshipsDiversity and inclusionThe position requires trust and honesty and that entails the handling of cash and/or finances, which includes but is not limited to, the handling, administering, processing and distribution of the Companys monetary resources such as its stock in trade or merchandiseSalary: R k -1.3 mil. Attached to the offer is medical, provident (guaranteed) and over and above is a management incentive and shares
Johannesburg, GT, ZA