Regional Financial Planning & Analysis Manager Jobs – Liquid Telecom ~ Jobs in Uganda | Ugandan Jobline Jobs

 

Job Title:    Regional Financial Planning
& Analysis Manager

Organisation: Liquid
Telecom

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: the
CEO Uganda with a dotted line to Regional Head of FP&A 

 

About US:

Liquid Telecom is
the leading independent data, voice, and IP provider in eastern, central, and
southern Africa. It supplies fiber optic, satellite, and international carrier
services to Africa’s largest mobile network operators, ISPs, and businesses of
all sizes. Liquid Telecom also provides payment solutions to financial institutions
and retailers, as well as award-winning data storage and communication
solutions to businesses across Africa and beyond.

 

Job Summary:  The Regional Financial Planning & Analysis
Manager will be focused on developing and maintaining financial strategy as
well as evaluating and managing financial performance from the aspect of
financial planning and analysis. The goal is to support financial decision
making and advisory services to RCFO, LTU Exco & Other OPCO EXCOs on the
line of Financial Planning and analysis

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Budgeting and
financial planning:

·       
Preparing
timely and accurate Annual Operating Plans according to the group guidelines

·       
Prepare
a 5-year business plan, developing an appropriate drivers-based model

·       
Prepares
financial budgets and management reports thus ensures efficient budgetary
control

·       
Analyses
monthly financial performance against established benchmarks set within the
business  plan framework for the Company
and/or AOP

·       
Prepares
financial feasibility and profitability studies; evaluates and approves
financial dimensions  of new projects,
new products, and main changes to processes

·       
Analyses
of business performance against set KPIs 
analysis; variance analysis vs budget

Capital expenditure
budgeting, evaluation of business cases and analysis:

·       
Evaluates
and reviews Business Cases to ensure business viability for any long term
projects and  profitability or cashback
for the business

·       
Develops
Capex budget in conjunction with Technical and Commercial Departments

·       
Ensures
that capital expenditure for the company is correctly spent and is in line with
the CAPEX  approvals

·       
Reviews
Capex productivity to ensure that proper Value for Money is achieved

·       
Designs
and/or assists the Pricing team to ensure the correct price for new products

·       
Review
of existing pricing models to ensure that the profitability and marketing
standing is viable  and ensure the growth
of the Marketing

Financial
performance and financial risks management:

·       
Ensures
that the business achieves or surpasses its profitability targets by monitoring
key  expenditure areas and that
profitability margins are in line with a business plan

·       
Meets
key line managers weekly regarding their expenditure and carries out monthly
variance  checks and addresses them
through line managers

·       
Manages
the company’s capital expenditure budget Actual vs Budget monthly performance
(spend  and committed)

·       
Analyses
PL profitability by product and margin analysis

·       
Monitors
operating expenses closely to ensure that efficiencies flow through to minimize
costs

·       
Assists
with Revenue assurance and monthly revenue rolling forecasts

·       
Assists
in the preparation of Board papers

Investment decision
model development review and approval:

·       
Designs
and or improves on existing business cases/investment models

·       
Advises
Management on investment or decline decision/ Lease or purchase option

·       
Follows
up on investment decision and report to management

·       
Ensures
business cases capture all the relevant costs related to the investment
decision

·       
Ensures
payback and NPV metrics are in line with group policy

·       
Ensures
all the investments have to go through business case process and approval

·       
Ensures
that the business achieves or surpasses its profitability targets by monitoring
key  expenditure areas

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Degree in Accountancy, Finance, Economics,
Actuarial Science or Related Discipline

·       
Professional
accounting qualification such as CPA, CFA, CIMA or ACCA, NBAA registration

·       
MBA or
MBL will be an added advantage

·       
Five
years of experience as Head of FP&A, Financial Controller, or a related
discipline

·       
Five
years of experience with Senior Management position within the Telecom Industry

·       
Knowledge
of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and International
Accounting  Standards (IAS)

·       
Knowledge
of Accounting Systems (Financial accounting software), HYPERION, Sage
Evolution/  Accpac

·       
Business
performance Management

·       
Good
spreadsheet and financial modeling skills are a prerequisite

·       
High
skills in computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office and business modeling
tools.

·       
Good
analytical, conceptual, and diagnostic skills

·       
Good
understanding of the different business functions and their interaction towards
the  achievement of the business
objectives

·       
High
degree of professional judgment and discretion.

 

How to Apply:

All applications
should be submitted to [email protected]

 

Deadline: 5th March 2021.

 

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