We are seeking to recruit a Head of Financial Planning and Analysis, for one of our clients, an international retail company with a focus on fashion. If you are looking for a new challenge, we at ceek would love to hear from you!
What is expected of you?
Provide support, insights and proactive advice to CFO, CEO, Executive leadership team and Board and its Committees
Oversee the financial planning and analysis organisation and partner with the leadership team to provide value-added insight
Prepare a monthly reporting package that includes financial statement and operational reporting while indicating key business trends with executive level forecasts on budgets
Ensure an efficient and effective process for developing financial plans and strategic objectives
Develop and monitor the company’s long-term planning for annual and quarterly budget forecasts and manage budget tools to set comprehensive timelines accurately
Provide financial modelling, financial analysis and valuation support
Assist in preparing analysis, commentary and presentation material for financial review meetings
Actively take care of the key finance and business process while implementing and modifying as required the company-wide budgeting tools
Provide a high level of thought process to drive improvement, make recommendations and lead projects to enhance the reporting and analytical infrastructure
Develop and enhance competitive intelligence, customer intelligence and geographic economic data trends
Exhibit flexibility and willingness to take on new responsibilities and assignments
What are you expected to bring?
Have 10 years’ experience as a Finance professional with a proven track record of driving business growth and competitive differentiation through Financial insight, planning and transformation
Have experience of working in the retail and distribution sector while experience of living and working overseas, particularly in Africa would be advantageous
Be a strategic leader with the ability to build, motivate, inspire and hold to account the team to achieve challenging goals and targets
Be educated to a minimum degree level and possess first class oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal, relationship building and presentation skills. Financial accounting qualification would also be advantageous
Have demonstrated collaboration and a track record of successful reporting and engagement with senior leaders, the CFO, CEO, Board of Directors, and Audit Committee
Possess a high degree of work ethic, commercial acumen and professional transparency
Be highly organised, analytical, and results-oriented
Resiliency, decisiveness, dedication, agility and audacity
Have a strong sense of purpose and commitment
What’s in it for you?
An attractive remuneration package
A dynamic and modern working environment
Discounts on various products
Free meals at the office
Great social development
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