Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

  • Lagos, Nigeria
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our Client, a multinational construction company in Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

This role requires a commercially focused and detailed oriented individual with a strong analytical mind and ability to identify and strengthen areas of business risks and capitalise on opportunities. He/She should help in forecasting the right numbers and help achieve those. 

Job Responsibilities 

Lead member of the Country FP&A team, driving management reporting and providing insights into the financials of the business 

Drive the company profitability and growth by analyzing revenues and costs as well as new initiatives 

Drive improvements in reporting and forecasting process to achieve operational excellence 

Preparation and financial planning as part of budget and forecast 

Performing management reporting and analysis as needed by Global Markets Group / management team 

Part of defining and follow up of KPIs to reach agreed targets 

Work closely with FP&A, FBP and Client service leadership and commercial teams 

Link in with Consolidation teams on closing schedule, accounting services, and consolidated accounts, with focus on numbers making sense 

Work with Group Controller on compliance and governance 

Partner with Operational Controller and team (closing cut-off dates, journals, supporting documentation ) 

Internal & External Audits


Degree in Accounting/Finance and MBA is preferable

Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA etc.)

Minimum of 18 years’ experience in the Finance, Research industry or FMCG, Marketing industry with a matrix organisation structure

Experience (preferred or required technical, functional and/or leadership experience)

Ability to organise multiple responsibilities and deliver results in an accurate and timely manner while adapting to changes in priorities.

Ability to influence and strategically partner with individuals of various educational and technical backgrounds, both inside and outside the organization

Strong business acumen and analytical skills with a demonstrated ability to gather analyse and present data.

A desire to add value and providing a valuable contribution to the wider business.

Ability to business partner and communicate with non-finance stakeholders effectively and articulately.

A proven track record of building relationships at all levels within the organisation

Operations and commercial literacy.

Detail and process oriented.

Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines under pressure.

Self-starter with a strong sense of urgency and follow up skills