Head of Business Performance & Analysis


Mission/core purpose of the job The Head of Business Performance & Analysis Manager will be a key asset in the future growth of the company.
The role holder will be leading the Department and will be spearheading the client's annual budgeting process, operating plan variance analysis and special projects. This function acts as the analytical engine of the company to provide insights and support 'optimal' business decision making.

Strategic & Operational Delivery :

  • Lead, manage, compile and provide analysis toward all company planning, forecasting and strategic planning activities.
  • Analyse current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, operating
  • Expenses and capital expenditures, focusing on tracking projects and their spend through the programs.
  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyse causes of unexpected variance
  • Oversee and manage the continued development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting, Operating Plan and Modelling tools
  • Ensure ad-Hoc Reporting and Analysis
  • Work with a Business Intelligence Tool and Dashboard reports
  • Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies and understand ROI in new and old projects
  • Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives
  • Supporting Senior Management Team and Departments heads with in-depth analysis
  • Ensure that the financial models to be used reporting purposes are complied, updated and maintained
  • Ensure that appropriate internal controls, policies and procedures are in place and are implemented to report budget against actuals accurately.
  • Develop and/or improve information systems supporting the financial reporting to simplify and automate the procedures
  • Work with the finance team to capitalize on business opportunities by developing and implementing strategies as well as assisting with business development opportunities for the company
  • Perform other activities as directed by the FD and the senior management from time to time

Work Experience

  • Minimum 8 years' experience in a Finance role
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in supervising financial reporting experience
  • Experience in all aspects of financial accounting and knowledge of international accounting standards.

Key Competencies

  • Building and Supporting Teams
  • Driving Continuous change - Innovation
  • Effective Communication
  • Financial reporting
  • Budget management
  • Financial forecasting

Education / Business Degree
A Degree in Finance, Accounting & Business Administration

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Zelda Austen
Zelda Austen
Senior Recruitment Consultant