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FP&A Analyst – JHB needed at Gilbarco Veeder Root

Job title : FP&A Analyst – JHB

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : April 05, 2024

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PURPOSE OF POSITION

 This role will assume responsibility for the budgeting, forecasting, reporting activities of the Commercial & Industrial segments and  FP&A  activities associated with  Projects carried out within the MEA Region.

 This includes running weekly flash meetings to gather detailed information from the commercial, project and customer service teams about the current performance of the business. The role is also responsible for reviewing, consolidating, and challenging these and other inputs to ensure robust and accurate information is provided for the MEA business

 The position is also expected to lead the improvement of FP&A processes as well as provide a range of scheduled and ad-hoc analysis to supply the business with insightful financial information.

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 Forecasting

  • Gather information and data regarding the outlook for the business
  • Challenge and question the inputs received to drive meaningful discussion and ensure strong forecast accuracy
  • Support the short-, mid- and long-term forecasting processes
  • Support in the preparation of the budget and strategic plan
  • Completion of required reports and packs on time, and in a high quality
  • Track and manage risks and opportunities

 Business partnering

  • Support commercial teams with data and information regarding forecast and performance
  • Build relationships to ensure good collaboration with the business

Reporting

  • Collate and analyse monthly results and report to management and Group with a high quality and within agreed monthly deadlines
  • Manage questions, queries, and communications with key stakeholders
  • Deliver a suite of regular reports and analysis to management 
  • Deliver proactive and ad-hoc analysis on topical issues and problem areas
  • Collaboration with the financial accounting team to ensure any new information or developments are appropriately forecasted 

Projects

  • Monitor the progress of projects by analysing information and reporting out to all relevant stakeholders
  • Preparation of customer acceptance for signoff and ensure billing of signed acceptance is done timeously.
  • Support the FP&A team with analysis that helps understand the impact of project profitability on the monthly and quarterly results of the business.

 Continuous Process Improvement

  • Driving process change and improvement across the business
  • Inspiring and supporting others in making positive change

 DELAGATION OF AUTHORITY

 The associate has the authorisation to work within the framework of the actual Delegation of Authorities (DOA).

Internal              

  •  Finance team in region
  • Business units
  • Regional management

External                

  • Customers
  • Channel Partners

MEASURES OF PERFORMANCE (INDICATORS)

Leading 

  • Strong feedback from key internal stakeholders
  • Meeting objectives per the regional daily management
  • Completion of Process improvement activity 

Lagging

  • Complete and timely submission of key deliverables
  • Forecast accuracy
  • Accuracy of monthly reporting

Development of objectively improved financial reporting

PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

Education/achievements   

  • Tertiary level education
  •  Bachelor’s Degree in finance, Accounting, or related field
  • Registered Chartered Accountant

 Experience/Knowledge        

  • Previous FP&A experience in a multinational environment
  •  HFM knowledge
  • SAP knowledge

Specific Skills

  • High attention to detail and accuracy with methodical working methods
  • Proficiency in MS Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Customer focussed
  • Ability to work without supervision, under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to be flexible and agile in a high-pressure environment

Potential Skills

  • Ability and aspiration to process through to other senior finance roles

ROLE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES & BEHAVIOURS 

Competency Descriptors

Customer Driven  

  • Gains insight into customer needs.
  • Identifies opportunities that benefit the customer.
  • Builds and delivers solution that meet customer expectation.
  • Establishes and maintains effective customer relationships.

Collaborative    

  • Works cooperatively with others to achieve shared objectives.
  • Represents own interest while being fair to others and their areas.
  • Partners with others to get work done.
  • Credits others for their contributions and accomplishments.

Inclusive              

  • Seeks to understand different perspectives and cultures.
  • Contributes to a work climate where differences are valued and supported.
  • Applies others’ diverse experiences, styles, backgrounds, and perspectives to get results.
  • Is sensitive to cultural norms, expectations, and ways or communicating.

Accountable      

  • Follows through on commitments and makes sure others do the same.
  • Acts with a clear sense of ownership.
  • Takes personal responsibility for decisions, actions and failures.
  • Establishes clear responsibilities and processes for monitoring work and    measuring results.

 Champions VBS       

  • Identifies and creates the processes necessary to get work done.
  • Separates and combines activities into efficient workflow.
  • Seeks to improve processes, from small tweaks to complete reengineering.
  • Is a simplifier, focused on cutting through complexity.
  • Prioritizes to the critical few focuses on what matters most.

Self-Aware         

  • Reflects on activities and impact on others.
  • Proactively seeks feedback about shortcomings.
  • Admits mistakes and gains insight from experiences.
  • Knows strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and limits.

Pioneering         

  • Comes up with useful ideas that are new, better, or unique.
  • Introduces new ways of looking at problems.
  • Can take a creative idea and put it into practice.
  • Encourages diverse thinking to promote and nurture innovation.

Agile     

  • Learns quickly when facing new situations.
  • Experiments to find new solutions.
  • Takes on the challenge of unfamiliar tasks.
  • Extracts lessons learned from failure and mistakes and bounces back

How to Apply for this Offer

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