Senior Executive, Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst

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April 19, 2019
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Nielsen Company is recruiting for fulltime Senior Executive, Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst.

Job Details

 

Nielsen Company is a global leader in measurement and information and we believe in providing our clients with a precise understanding of the consumer. We give insights into what consumers buy and watch to a multitude of our clients including Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Google, Diageo, Coca Cola and others.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Senior Executive, Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst

Ref No: 36420
Location: Lagos, NG
Job Type: Regular 
Reporting to: FP& A Lead, Africa & Middle East

Role Summary

  • This role requires a commercially focused and detailed oriented individual with a strong analytical mind and ability to identify and strengthen areas of business risks and capitalise on opportunities. He/She should help in forecasting the right numbers and help achieve those

Responsibilities

  • Key member of Group FP&A team, driving management reporting and providing insights into the financials of the business
  • Support FP&A leader in all areas
  • Assist in driving the company profitability and growth by analyzing revenues and costs as well as new initiatives
  • Drive improvements in reporting and forecasting process to achieve operational excellence
  • Preparation and financial planning as part of budget and forecast
  • Performing management reporting and analysis as needed by Global Markets Group / management team
  • Part of defining and follow up of KPIs to reach agreed targets
  • Work closely with FP&A, FBP and Client service leadership and commercial teams
  • Link in with Consolidation teams on closing schedule, accounting services, and consolidated accounts, with focus on numbers making sense
  • Work with Group Controller on compliance and governance
  • Partner with Operational Controller and team (closing cut-off dates, journals, supporting documentation )
  • Internal & External Audits

 

Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

0 year(s)

Min Qualification:

Bachelor's Degree/HND

Desired Courses:

Not Specified

Other Requirements:

Qualifications

  • Degree in Accounting/Finance and MBA is preferable
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA etc.)
  • Minimum of  3 years’ experience in the Finance,  Research industry or  FMCG,  Marketing industry with a matrix organisation structure
  • Experience (preferred or required technical, functional and/or leadership experience)
  • Ability to organise multiple responsibilities and deliver results in an accurate and timely manner while adapting to changes in priorities.
  • Ability to influence and strategically partner with individuals of various educational and technical backgrounds, both inside and outside the organization
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills with a demonstrated ability to gather analyse and present data.
  • A desire to add value and providing a valuable contribution to the wider business.
  • Ability to business partner and communicate with non-finance stakeholders effectively and articulately.
  • A proven track record of building relationships at all levels within the organisation
  • Operations and commercial literacy.
  • Detail and process oriented.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Self-starter with a strong sense of urgency and follow up skills


Method of Application 
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