BRAND FINANCIAL ANALYST

DESCRIPTION

Description of the role:

A successful candidate will be the finance representative on the business team and will lead the financial analysis of brands. This candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • To drive the sound financial decisions to improve business results
  • Act as steward to leverage and enable internal control capability
  • Develop financial understanding within the business team. The candidate will lead brand analysis and will include but is not limited to:
  • Working with a multifunctional team on full fiscal year brand strategic and financial planning
  • Gather and analyze data related to business performance and develop fact-based recommendations to improve business results (e.g. pricing opportunities, Marketing Support Activities, Return On Investments, competitive analysis etc)
  • Updating forecast assumptions with Brand’s latest financial estimate and highlighting risks and opportunities as well as key drivers behind change in forecast.
  • Review monthly actuals and forecasts
  • Conduct training to business team on related financial concepts.
  • Ensuring stewardship compliance across the brand

Requirements (skills/ experiences) for the role:

The ideal individual will be innovative, resourceful, highly motivated and deadline driven

  • Minimum education of BCom or Business Sci. with majors in Finance or equivalent
  • Minimum experience of 1-3 years’ experience in FMCG finance would be beneficial
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to work effectively with diverse people
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum education of Bachelor’s Degree with good academic results
  • Strong skills in leadership, and excellent spoken and written communication
  • Good command of the English language
  • 1-3 years working experience
  • Have a passion for winning and be willing to face a new challenge every day

APPLICATIONS

Please send your complete applications to : 12th Floor, 15 Alice Ln, Sandhurst, Sandton, 2196Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, please note that all recruitment stages (assessments and interviews) will be done virtually.