P & G – Finance Analyst

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

Key Responsibilities

  • · 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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