Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis job at MTN Ghana
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Vacancy title:
Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Accounting , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

MTN Ghana

Deadline of this Job:
31st March 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Ghana , Accra , West Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Summary:
• Provide team and role scope leadership for budget preparation and forecasting for cost centers and the application of financial concepts & principles.
• Partner with the Finance Centers of Excellence (CoE) and Shared Services Center (SSC) for seamless integration and optimization of financial reporting and budgeting processes and programs.

Job Role
• Manage the preparation of budgets, forecasts, and long-term plans in co-ordination with stakeholders.
• Evaluate environmental variables and market conditions to guide long-term plans to support current and future business needs.
• Review and confirm operational budgets and the projection of expenses based on an understanding of cost centres in developing budget plans companywide.
• Develop companywide budget guidelines.
• Analyse and prepare companywide budget estimations and obtain the appropriate approvals per DOA.
• Partner with functional leadership and their teams on budgeting, forecasting and spend. Provide the necessary insights to guide decision making.
• Ensure adherence to the Groupwide enterprise performance calendar and timely completion of all phases of the appraisal cycle for the department.
• Manage the reporting of results on a monthly basis with identified stakeholders, providing appropriate insights and explanation as required.
• Present financial performance reports to Executive Committee and Senior Management.
• Review results in line with business plans along with corresponding insights.
• Review and provide inputs for financial planning, the budgeting and control process.

Context :
• Evolving Telecommunication business and business models
• Multiregulated ecosystem
• Platform business
• Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Focus
• Fiscal and high governance ecosystem
• Localization focus

Strategic Planning & Thinking
• Lead and direct teams to address and evolve to the future direction of the organization
• Establish strategic performance measures to allow the organization to continually assess and adjust program direction
• Provide clarification on the strategic direction of the organization where required

Critical Thinking
• Critically compare different points of view
• Identifies linkage of actions to achieving outcomes
• Applies formal methods and strategies to enhance creative thought
• Effectively analyze the situations and collect input to make informed decision

Analytical Thinking
• Identifies options and solutions for addressing problems being analyzed
• Identifies a number of solutions to problems by identifying and evaluating the various options developed and select the most effective solution
• Draws logical and objective conclusions from given data sets and validates them as the prime cause and contributing causes.

Decision Making based on Decision Modelling
• The ability to match appropriate solutions to a variety of business needs / demands. Consistently “thinks ahead” when making decisions and seeks to preempt possible solutions
• Takes ultimate responsibility for key decisions within areas of responsibility.
• Strongly contributes to effective problem solving and decision making and is clearly accountable and seeks to effectively manage risk.
• Ability to build decision models to analyze and solve basic to intermediate problems

Integrated Analytics
• Ability to use behavioral information and technical data to make a strong contribution to leadership for problem solving and decision-making.
• Will seek to influence the organization’s strategy, to ensure that the organization has the technical capability to manage and mine big data.

Qualification Required & Experience
• Tertiary qualification in Finance or a related field
• Chartered Accountant (CPA, CA, CFA, CMA) is a must

• Minimum of eight (8) years’ relevant experience.
• With at least 5 years managerial/leadership level experience.

• Financial accounting/Financial management/Accounting
• Planning & Budgeting
• Business Analytics
• Business Performance Measurement & Management
• Business Process Improvement and business consulting
• Business Analysis
• Financial Acumen
• Stakeholder Management
• Research Orientation
• Strategic acumen

Skills / physical competencies:
• Manages self and team performance, effective conflict manager, takes and manages accountability
• Energy & Drive – Curiosity, Open mindedness, takes initiative, result oriented and develops self consistently
• Interpersonal Skills – Leadership, customer centricity, collaborative and management by coaching
• Personal Skills – Trustworthy, integrity and ethical in dealings
• Operating Skills – Ability to focus on priorities and plans, manages and monitors work effectively
• Organisational Positioning Skills – Good written and verbal communication, commitment to the organization

NB: The Incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality always.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 96

Level of Education:
Professional Certificate

Job application procedure
Qualified applicants should indicate vacancy number IRC26636 as the email subject.
Interested and qualified applicants should send their Curriculum Vitae by 30th March 2022 to: 

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ghana
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 31st March 2022  
Duty Station: Accra
Posted: 30-03-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 30-03-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 30-03-2065
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