Jobs at RS Hunter

At RS Hunter, we believe our clients have the resources, what we do is to galvanise, advice, and partner with our clients to understand the peculiarities of their businesses and then offer the best HR solutions and strategies that work.
Our objective is to focus on creating an overall people driven value through training, expert HR advisory services and value enhancement to our clientsin small business medium sector range while providing support to larger organisations in the areas of recruitment and executive selection
Business Planning & Analysis Manager
Location: Lagos
Experience: 5 year(s)
Course of Study: economics
Required Grade:
Job Description

Job Purpose
The Business Planning & Analysis Manager is responsible for developing and using financial early warning forecast systems for the country. This highly analytical and technically-adept individual provides financial and budgetary forecasts for the country to global officers for use in short and long-term company financial and budgetary planning, ensuring reporting system interoperability and data integrity.

Major Accountabilities

    Design and maintain early warning systems for financial tracking, ensuring accurate advance warning for all financial results
    Proactively carry out value-added analyses on financial data, supporting and testing information provided by global and regional financial officers
    Collaborate with financial control personnel to ensure consistent financial data reporting processes and results
    Assist with the development of detailed budget and financial forecasts for use in global and regional, as well as country, Business Franchise, and Business Unit planning
    Proactively interface with financial officers in other country organisations to obtain financial best practices and in-market data results, benchmarking country results and methods against ones from other markets
    Drive continuous learning within the country by performing post-implementation financial analyses on past initiatives and sharing results across the organization
    Ensure consistency and interoperability between different financial reporting systems
    Key interfaces include: Finance leader; Country Head; FRA/financial control personnel; BF and BU leaders; Region Finance group

Key Performance Indicators

Financial and Business Results:

    Impact of early warning and value-added analyses on country profit

Strategy/Market Focus:

    Internal customer satisfaction with quality, appropriateness, and timeliness of financial analyses provided by the BPA group

Operational Excellence:

    Reliability, timeliness and accuracy of budgetary and financial forecasts
    Accuracy of early-warning system and results
    Satisfaction of internal customers with timeliness and depth of reporting information provided

People, Capabilities, and Management:

    BPA group satisfaction, retention, and development

Skills and Requirements:

    University degree in economics, business, or related field
    Advanced degree in business, economics, or related field preferred
    Fluency in English Language
    Country language (preferred)
    Significant (5-7 years) experience in budgeting and/or controlling positions
    Experience designing and operating financial reporting and forecasting systems
    Excellent analytical ability
    Strong written and oral communication skills, and ability to clearly present financial data in reports distributed to regional and global officers