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  • Posted: Jun 24, 2022
    Deadline: Jul 30, 2022
  • Wananchi is the leading business providing affordable entertainment and connectivity for the rapidly growing middle class in East Africa.
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    Business Analyst – Fiber

    Job Purpose / Summary:

    • Finance business partner for fiber business across the group.
    • Owner of Fiber budget responsible for preparation, interpretation to the user department,
      implementation, monitoring, variance management and reporting.
    • In charge of the business line management and statutory reporting
    • In charge of internal control and governance.
    • Owner of financial policies and manual, interpretation and updating
    • In charge daily, weekly and Monthly business KPI’s dashboard with expected results Vs budget.

    Key Roles:

    Financial Planning, Forecasting and Budgeting

    • Preparing annual budgets, reviewing performance against budget and querying any material variance.
    • Examine the budget estimates or proposals for completeness, accuracy and conformance with
      established procedures, regulations, and organizational objectives
    • Periodically monitor the budget by reviewing reports and accounting records to determine if allocated funds have been spent as specified
    • Examine past and current budgets and research economical and financial developments that affects the organization’s spending
    • Coordinate the budgeting process within the various functions
    • Responsible for communicating with management about budget issues concerning their functions
    • Ensure active budgeting process and application throughout the company

    Business Analysis & Modelling

    • Develop a costing model for the group
    • Undertake business modeling projects as requested
    • Plan and organize own and team work projects to meet defined objectives and deliverables set by the Directors
    • Evaluating adhoc projects and give finance insight and post implementation review.

    Controls and Financial Reporting

    • Weekly dashboards with revenue and KPI’s tracking against budget and recommend action points to achieve both revenue and KPI’s.
    • Manage end month closure and reporting of KPI’s
    • Prepare monthly Management pack
    • Respond to audit query both internal and external auditors
    • Prepare balance sheet schedules

    Key Performance Indicators:

    • Completion of budget process and seek approval before the year end
    • Monthly closure by WD2
    • Completion of Management pack by WD5
    • Balance Sheet Review and filling by WD10
    • Clean and reconciled balance sheet

    Education, Experience and Skills

    • Minimum Bachelors degree in accounting or finance. CFA or CPA qualification preferred
    • Above average level of computer literacy and skills;
    • At least five years post graduation working experience long-range financial plans, return on investment calculations;
    • Excellent analytical & Statistical skills with attention to details.
    • Committed and driven to achieving goals.
    • Excellent in business/strategic planning and execution of the same.
    • Excellent team player and customer focused.
    • Excellent in cost management.
    • Consistently meet deadlines.
    • Excellent understanding of ERP & BI systems.
    • Experience in preparing Power Point presentations is essential;
    • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent time management/organizational skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates to submit their applications including a detailed CV and day time telephone contact to on or before 30th June 2022.

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