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Job Title
Financial Planning Analyst
Employment Type
Full Time
3 to 5 years
Job Published
10 August 2022
Job Reference No.

Job Description

Role Overview

An exciting opportunity exists for a candidate to join our Finance team to drive our company’s financial analysis and forecasting agenda.


The Financial Planning Analyst position will partner and provide financial support to the rest of the business focusing on forecasting and variance analysis, along with the ad hoc financial reporting and analysis working with the BI team. Forecasting and reporting are reviewed with senior leadership to provide guidance on opportunities, and risks, and to support key business decisions.


The role requires a strong understanding of financial principles and accounting systems. The candidate will be required to be detail-orientated and naturally analytical, excelling at showcasing logical thinking when compiling, analyzing, and presenting financial data and analysis.



  • End-to-end ownership of forecast/budgeting performance, and variance analysis providing qualitative and quantitative analysis and insights to guide the business on strategic decisions
  • Forward planning – All financial and key performance indicator results associated with forecasts, budgets, and longer-term outlooks, including analysis and presentations
  • Reviewing performance – Preparation of monthly/quarterly management reports and analysis to understand financial and key performance indicator trends compared to targets and challenge the status quo. Provide commentary to senior management
  • Maintain monthly KPIs for and provide timely advice on finance/business-related decisions
  • Assisting in developing and managing cost-effective business processes and policies including interpreting information to evaluate the efficiency of financial procedures/operations
  • Keeping informed of regulatory requirements and best practices in business planning and management accounting
  • Ensuring that financial management policies and procedures adhere to internal and external standards
  • Engage with business HOD’s in the various strategic projects being undertaken in their respective areas to ensure projects are delivered as per planned timelines
  • Develop, maintain, and distribute financial models as required
  • Assist/prepare ad-hoc consolidated financial information and/or reports requested by executive management


Person Profile

The successful candidate will be required to have the following skills and experience:

  • CA/CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified (or equivalent), 3+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing budget/forecasting models, including cash flow management
  • Advanced financial modeling skills
  • Good knowledge of accounting principles
  • Expert in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel with some experience in PowerPoint
  • PowerBI experience will be beneficial to the role
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills



  • Ability to challenge existing processes and ways of working
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills – ability to explain complex financial information
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to synergistically integrate the details into a big picture view
  • Must be proactive with the ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines
  • Flexible and innovative hungry, embracing change positively
  • Right attitude and passion for the role: exhibit enthusiasm and can-do attitude about work and deliverables
  • Passionate about Positive Impact, conservation, and sustainability


Should you wish to apply, please email your latest CV, qualifications and motivation to