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Financial Planning, Analyst & Projects Accountant

Reference: 4944 SJ
Consultant: Sone Johnson

Job Description:

  • Reporting to the Financial Manager, the Financial Planning, Analyst and Projects Accountant (FP&A) works closely with senior management to increase a company’s efficiency and profitability by assisting with the formulation of both the medium and long-term financial plan.
  • Working closely with the leadership team to formulate the business’s medium to long term financial and strategic plan
  • Work with Business Unit heads to build their annual budgets and forecasts
  • Producing models to project long term growth and determine the impacting business factors
  • Delivery of competitor analysis, market trends and associated commentary to the Leadership team
  • Analysing financial and operational results to better understand company performance
  • Utilising BI tools to delivery meaningful insights into business performance
  • Communicate to senior management the reasons behind the product/department performance and results
  • Provide detailed analysis and commentary on cost centre results
  • Reviewing operations and recommending new productivity or cost saving initiatives
  • Preparing business cases to support new investment, strategic and other business decisions
  • Reviewing existing processes and procedures to develop recommendations for improvement efforts
  • Evaluating previous budgets, expenditures to develop and implement future budgets
  • Communicating results and recommendations to senior management for improvements that will lead to cost reduction, revenue generation and streamlining operations
  • Provide insights to senior management around financial modelling, forecasts and profitability
  • Managing a Financial and Business Analyst
  • Detailed daily cash flow forecasting
  • Preparing various monthly, quarterly and yearly reports
  • Manage various ad hoc projects
  • Assistance with yearly audits and annual financial statements
  • Assistance with provisional and final taxation calculations

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant analytical experience
  • Significant analytical skillset, including the utilisation of BI and reporting tools
  • Strong quantitative abilities
  • Able to solve complex problems
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to build relationships
  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills
  • High level of commercial acumen
  • Advanced computer software skills, including Excel and other accounting packages
  • Professional qualification such as CA or CFA

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za.
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

To apply for this job email your details to exceedhr@exceed.co.za