Nairobi Area, Kenya
This role is responsible for:
– Category business strategy development and execution – Category budgeting and forecasting – Category financial analysis to drive superior ROI – Price plans – Market intelligence – Regional Stewardship leader
- · Annual business plan development – as part of multifunctional team develop annual business plan including, volume building blocks, pricing strategy, promotional strategy for selective categories/brands across the region
- · Monthly forecast update – monthly update of business plans. Forecast change reconciliation and articulation of choices/R&O to deliver targets
- · Monthly reviews of the business status with senior leadership
- · Marketing support activities budget management – ensuring the appropriate budgets are approved and deployed to respective teams with regular reviews ensuring spending is in line with budget
- · Competitive landscape understanding – lead local commercial competitor landscape assessment and incorporate insights into business plans.
- · Organization – Coach & train broader multifunctional team and if applicable also direct reports. Coach and develop brand teams to improve their financial understanding and application.
- · Stewardship – ensure regular drum beat of proactive stewardship activities & coordinate stewardship issues resolution for the region.
This role has overall responsibility for end to end financial leadership of a selected categories/brands including development of growth plans and analysing business performance. The role is also responsible for leading stewardship activities across the region.
- Bachelors Degree or equivalent
- 5-8 years relevant work experience providing financial leadership in multifunctional teams
- Needs to have relevant (FMCG) finance analysis experience
- Multi-functional team experience
- Proficient accounting skills
- Have exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills
- Thinks & Acts Decisively
- Leads and builds Diverse Collaborative Relationships
Job: Finance & Accounting
Title: Category Finance Analyst – Nairobi
Location: KE-Nairobi Area
Requisition ID: FIN00003910
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