Multichoice DStv Zambia Ltd
Multichoice DStv Zambia Ltd
Posted Job
14 days ago

Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Purpose of the Position

Responsible for supporting directors and heads of departments in planning, reporting and analysis of results.

Key Performance Objectives

Planning & Forecasting

Facilitate the budget and forecast process for the Business Unit and ensure it aligns with business objectives

Build Budget Financials, based on functional and Operational inputs.

Monthly/Quarterly/Annual analysis of variance

Drive Planning & forecasting efficiency- detailed understanding of all revenue and cost drivers of the business

Review and track performance of Actual vs. Budget/Forecast and provide detailed commentary on the drivers of variances.

Proactively partner with the business to identify and evaluate opportunities to improve performance and ensure that change initiatives are implemented

Monthly & Quarterly Reporting Packs

Prepare Monthly Management pack.

Monthly ZNBC report commentary pack.

Quarterly Preparation of board pack.

Preparation of monthly business support reports e.g., Subscriber performance Subsidy schedules and all SGA actual vs. budget/forecast.

Provide meaningful ad-hoc financial analysis as required.

Co-ordinate reporting deliverables with local and Finance shared services team to ensure all set timelines are met.

Preparation of Ops review packs.

Management Pack Preparation and Review Process

Review of Finance Management Pack with all related schedules.

Review and signoff of monthly cashflow proof, commentary flash.

Detailed Balance Sheet Review.

Drive timely and accurate reporting with all key stakeholders.

Opex / Capex Tracking and Analysis

Controlling Opex / Capex approvals and updating functions on their YTD spend status.

Obtain appropriate approvals for any cost over runs in line with DOA.

Budgetary check and evaluation of all Capex investment.

Obtain appropriate approvals for any Capex disposals in line with DOA.

Approval of requisitions/Pos and ensure Budget availability and allocation to correct Account codes.

Employees Engagement

Develop and motivate team members through structured training and on the job coaching.

Develop SMART Objectives for team members.

Drive continuous learning and development by ensuring all team members have at least 3 relevant PDPs in each Financial year.

Establish performance expectations and regularly review individual performance.

Recommend appropriate rewards and recognition.

Effectively manage work streams and relationships with respective reporting team- i.e. local finance, Finance shared services (FSS).

Prepare plans to action engagement feedback for team.

Annual/Statutory Reporting

Prepare annual financial reports inline with Group requirements and timelines.

Prepare detailed excel support schedules and AFS workings.

Prepare and coordinate preparation of Annual financial statements.

Manage Statutory auditors with regards all key business performance requirements.


Chartered Accountant – ACCA/CIMA/ ZICA Professional/CA Zambia

ZICA Membership mandatory


Minimum 3 years post article relevant experience in a similar role

Sound knowledge of IFRS and local Taxation rules

SAP system experience

Advanced excel skills

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