We are looking for a high-caliber individual to join Africa Operations as a Finance Business Partner.
The overall purpose of the role is to create business value by providing insight and foresight, turning them into tangible actions & ensuring its execution through subsequent performance management.
We offer an exciting and attractive career, in an ambitious and competitive environment with the possibility of continuous professional and personal development.
In operations we have a fast paced job where every day offers new challenges. The environment is dynamic with focus on high performance, results, and respect for our employees.
As a Finance Business Partner, you will work together with a pool of skilled and talented people in an international environment within a world class organization. This unique position will get you early empowerment and management exposure as well as make you part of an exciting industry!
You will be one of 6 Finance Business Partner reporting to the Africa Operations CFO and responsible for all of below for your assigned function:
• Data: Own the operational & financial data
• Analysis: Prepare and present relevant analysis
• Insight: Present and discuss business insights
• Influence: Recommend and challenge basis on the data and analysis
• Impact: Lead performance drive improvements
• Reports: Help business to have correct visibility in place
As a Finance Business Partner your success in the position will be evaluated in terms of business results you help achieve.
All financial reporting in managed in a shared service centre (GSC) so you will not be directly involved in month end closing, but as the main user you need to understand and challenge the numbers.
We are looking for
Education: Bachelor or Masters degree in Economics, Business Administration or Finance preferred.
Experience: Thorough understanding of finance; an interest in driving business performance; experience within financial planning & analysis, product management, corporate planning, business controlling or equivalent.
Skills & Capabilities:
-Financial acumen: Understanding & telling the story based on Profit & Loss, building business cases & financial/investment model for decision making.
-Problem solving: Quickly capturing what business requires, providing relevant insights based on the available data for decision making. Decomposing a complex problem into manageable pieces.
-Stakeholder management: Engaging with senior leaders, managing expectations and speaking-up & influencing without authority.
-Communication & presentation: Presenting in front of senior leaders & decision makers and conveying complex problems into simply messages.