Senior Financial Planning Associate

Mixta Africa
Lagos, Nigeria
Competitive salary
02 Mar 2021
02 Apr 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant, Manager

Responsible for the financial planning aspects of all development projects within the country


  • Perform complex financial and operational analysis to support the business unit strategic plans (both short term and long term) as well as the business plan and budget creation.
  • Work directly with business unit leadership to provide planning & budgeting, project and sales analysis
  • Perform complex financial analyses, prepare related presentations and present results taking into consideration actual performance, previous expenditures and estimated income and expenses
  • Analysis of variances to budget/forecast for revenue/margin as well as operating expenses.
  • Evaluate data, prepare forecasts, trend analysis and presentation of results pertaining to sales, operations and general business conditions and other areas
  • Consult and advise management regarding advanced planning, consolidation and reporting issues
  • Leverage advanced tools in the creation, display and reproduction of charts, graphs and models specific to business unit operations and provide inputs to management as required


  • Project financial plan
  • Cashflow forecast

Time Allocation

  • Technical (90%)
  • Administrative (10%)


  • Number of draft versions for customized reports – Total number of draft versions required before finalization of report content for ad-hoc reports (15%)
  • Percentage of standard management reports - Percentage of all management reports that are standardized and created on a periodic basis. (20%)
  • Accuracy of management reports – Percentage of management reports identified with calculation or definition errors (20%)
  • Timeliness of management reports – Percentage of management reports that are delivered to the target audience as per the agreed deadlines (20%)
  • Coordination with other relevant departments: (15%)
  • Feedback from direct leader(s) – qualitative judgment (10%)


  • Should have a strong financial background with an understanding of key accounting and controlling concepts.
  • Should possess strong communication skills; capable of presenting complex financial information in an easy-to-understand format.
  • Familiar with concepts, practices, and procedures of financial planning & analysis.
  • Should have significant experience with integrated financial systems and Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) programs with strong Excel charting and graphics skill set.
  • Should be bilingual- preferred candidate should be fluent in English and French (Written and Oral)


  • Should possess a bachelor’s degree in Finance & Accounting.
  • ACCA\CPA certificate would be preferred or advanced degree in real estate finance
  • CFA Qualification is a prerequisite for this role
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience in Financial Planning, preferably in a similar role

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