Senior Finance Analyst (Commercial)

Reference: 9439 SJ
Consultant: Sone Johnson 

Job Description: 

  • Month end close of associated business areas.
  • Budget and forecast cycles for the relevant business areas.
  • Provide high quality, complete and detailed analysis of results compared to forecast in close interaction the Business Unit Managers, including understanding and explaining key drivers of results.
  • Responsible for budget and forecasts of Group revenue streams; and monthly variance analysis to actuals.
  • Support stakeholders with ad hoc requests on financial matters and data (results, budgets, forecasts, etc.) as well as analysis support to the Finance Business Partner team to enable in depth analysis.
  • Responsible for monthly/quarterly/half yearly/yearly presentations to stakeholders relating to budget and actuals submissions.
  • Contribute towards operational efficiency by identifying opportunities for improving data, systems and processes/procedures.
  • Take responsibility for monthly Senior Management meetings.
  • Assistance with the finance business partnering to functional business Heads / Executives to support and guide them via ad hoc financial modeling on pricing, costing & benefit quantification and month end / year end closure and processes.
  • Financial modeling on product/portfolio profitability.
  • Automation of existing team reports and processes.
  • Support with ad hoc value add requests and activities across Finance/business.

Qualifications: 

  • Business or commerce degree or similar, minimum CIMA qualification
  • 3 – 5 years relevant experience, preferably in consumer finance or wider financial services industry
  • Excellent communication, presentation and business partnering skills
  • Strong excel and reporting skills

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.