Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Manager
Jobs at:M-Kopa Solar
Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, June 29 2023
Date Posted: Saturday, June 17 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed
• Directing and coordinating the financial planning and budget management process.
• Supporting top management executives in the decision-making process by providing financial insights and forecast data.
• Overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting and conducting cost analysis on financial programs and operations.
• Analyzing, interpreting, and presenting financial trends and investment opportunities for senior management.
• Developing and implementing business strategies to optimize financial performance and strategic position.
• Conducting reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
• Identifying opportunities for automation and the use of artificial intelligence in the finance function.
• Performing benchmarking to understand market trends and ensure competitive positioning.
• Maintaining a deep understanding of key business drivers and how they affect financial results.
• Becoming a "use champion" and trainer for the new FP&A tool being introduced in the company.
Business Partnering Responsibilities
• Building and maintaining strong relationships with key business partners in Kenya.
• Collaborating with various departments and external partners to streamline business processes and improve financial performance.
• Providing financial training to non-financial managers to enhance their financial acumen and understanding.
• Presenting FP&A reports to key managers in an understandable and actionable manner.
• Performing "what if" and sensitivity analyses to support decision-making.
• Driving the alignment of financial planning with strategic business objectives in Kenya.
• Acting as the key liaison between the finance department and operational teams to deliver cost-effective solutions in Kenya
Experience, Skills and Education Required
• Proven track record in financial planning and analysis, with 5-7 years of experience in a similar role.
• Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field.
• An advanced degree (MBA, CFA) is a plus.
• In-depth knowledge of financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes.
• Proficiency in financial modeling, data analysis, and presentation of financial trends.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with top management executives and cross-functional teams.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities to conduct cost analysis, evaluate cost-reduction opportunities and identify automation possibilities.
• Proven ability to develop and implement business strategies that optimize financial performance and align with strategic objectives.
• Deep understanding of key business drivers and their impact on financial results.
Work Hours: 8
Experience in Months: 60
Level of Education: Bachelor Degree
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