Finance Analyst

Karachi, Pakistan
Competitive salary and bonus plan
19 Apr 2024
26 Apr 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Purpose

This role incumbent will part of a small finance partner team for PEM, as well as support functions, ensuring delivery of financial targets by providing decision support, financial management and governance.

  • Scope includes: Providing value added decision and planning support to the business and PEM finance partner
  • Drive management insight on the basis of standard management reports and knowledge of the business
  • Participate and lead discussion and decision on options to improve performance, focused on priorities, based on understanding of risks, opportunities and feasibility incl participation in market governance meetings, Quarterly business reviews etc
  • Support month end close review and sign offs with SMAS
  • Support with Planning and forecasting of GSC P&L
  • Key interface with other finance support teams and accountable for monthly business performance reporting and planning/forecasting
  • Act as Compliance champion for Customer Supply Chain teams ensuring all internal control framework requirements and controls are compliant

Education, Experience & Skills

  • Professional qualification (e.g., ACCA, ACA finalist)
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Ability to influence
  • Creating Business Solutions
  • Building Relationships
  • Enable and Drive Change
  • Experience of supply chain finance/ business partnering is a plus
  • Demonstrated financial knowledge of modelling, analysis, evaluation, forecasting, strategic planning, and decision making
  • Understanding of systems and processes as they affect the financial results (Bison, MERP, Siera, Power BI)
  • Experience and understanding of continuous improvement tools (e.g., GPS) to ensure continuous improvement methods are constantly applied
  • Excellent computer skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Key Responsibilities

  • Finance partner to operations and support functions providing embedded decision support, financial and option analysis and deep insight of performance delivery and resource allocations
  • Lead key parts of monthly reporting and reviews with SMAS, plans and forecasts and provide commentary on key variances/business drivers and any actions required.
  • Support finance partner in signing off income statement and balance sheet and forecast
  • Support finance partner in delivering governance and other adhoc presentation creation
  • Support finance partner in detailed reviews of capital expenditure proposals and approve accordingly
  • Prepare actual costings of site skus, if any, and timely highlight any headwinds and tailwinds to finance partner
  • Support in standard setting exercise, if applicable.
  • Act as Compliance champion ensuring all controls and compliance requirements are governed
  • Ensure proactive and effective coordination between GSC finance and In-Country Shared Services, above country finance
  • Create non-standard financial analysis and trends to support decision making as required
  • Execute simplification projects and implementation of best practices
  • Accountable for risk identification and manage financial governance in support of delivering business strategies
  • Support year-end management certification,
  • Be point of contact for the business with financial issues and proactively support embedding of target operating model
  • Take joint responsibility and accountability for decisions concerning overall business and be first point of contact for business colleagues with all financial issues
  • Facilitate internal & statutory audits; serving as the focal contact point between the business and auditors

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