Assistant Manager/Manager Financial Planning and Analysis
We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our team as an Assistant Manager/Manager Financial Planning and Analysis. This role will be responsible for managing the financial planning and analysis activities of our organization, with a specific focus on treasury and cashflow management. The ideal candidate will have a strong analytical background, exceptional organizational skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
Financial Planning and Budgeting
- Lead the development and execution of the organization's financial planning and budgeting processes, ensuring alignment with strategic objectives and operational goals.
- Assist in the development and maintenance of financial models, forecasts, and budgets to support the organization's strategic and operational planning. Perform variance analysis to identify trends, risks, and opportunities, and provide insightful recommendations to optimize financial performance. Assist with due diligence and post-acquisition integration activities for the Company’s M&A growth initiatives.
- Develop and implement treasury management strategies, policies, and procedures to optimize cash flow, liquidity, and mitigate financial risks. Prepare cash flow forecasts and develop strategies to optimize cash utilization and minimize borrowing costs. Assist in the management of bank accounts, including opening and closing accounts, monitoring balances, and reconciling transactions. Maintain relationships with banks and financial institutions to facilitate efficient cash management operations. Evaluate and recommend appropriate investment opportunities for surplus funds, considering risk, return, and liquidity requirements. Perform risk management through analysis of company liabilities and investments and evaluate and manage capital structure and fundraising initiatives.
Financial Analysis and Reporting
- Conduct financial analysis and modelling to support decision-making processes, including profitability analysis, cost analysis, and investment appraisals. Assist in the preparation of financial presentations for senior management and external stakeholders, highlighting key financial metrics and trends. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather relevant data and ensure accurate and timely financial reporting and analysis. Participate in the preparation of financial data and analysis for board meetings and investor presentations. Research revenue opportunities and industry/economic trends, analyse internal operations, and identify areas for cost reduction and synergies. Drive continuous improvement in financial modelling techniques, forecasting methodologies, and analytical tools to enhance the accuracy and efficiency of financial analysis.
- Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field. MBA/Master's degree is preferred, a professional certification (for e.g., CFA, CPA, ACCA) is a plus.
- 4-6 years of proven experience in financial planning, budgeting and treasury management. Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and draw meaningful insights. Proficiency in financial modelling, budgeting, and variance analysis techniques. Knowledge of treasury management principles and practices, including cash flow forecasting, liquidity management, and investment strategies. Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and financial analysis software. Strong attention to detail and ability to meet tight deadlines. Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively communicate financial information to both financial and non-financial stakeholders. Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
We offer a competitive salary, health package, and ongoing training and development opportunities. If you are a motivated and driven finance professional with a proven record of performance, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Apply here and/or send your cover letter & resume