Financial Planning Manager Lagos Island

Published date: 01/29/2018
  • Location: Lagos Island, Lagos, Nigeria

Adexen is mandated by an international FMCG group to recruit a Financial Planning Manager for their operations in Nigeria. The position is based in Lagos.


Our client is a leading industrial / FMCG group.

Job description


Provide analytical and planning support to the company to help in the diagnosis and resolution of key issues, improve understanding of regional economics, and facilitate the development of short-term and long-term performance targets.

Provide support for business strategy development and execution

◦Support AOP/Forecast development of regional initiatives, business action plans and priorities
◦Facilitate the development of an effective business strategy by developing economics to understand core business : -Performance (Brand/Package/Channel trends etc.) / -Leading the financial and operational assessment of strategic options
◦Coordinate the development of regional capital and operating budget and financial targets
◦current progress towards achievement of AOP targets and support the development of contingency plans and corrective actions
◦Provide analytical support to the regions to help in the diagnosis and resolution of key issues

Depots and Pricing Architecture

◦Provide on-going planning support to the Depots and Pricing Architecture processes
◦Operating review of prior cycle results
◦Support regional modeling of alternative scenarios for next cycle
◦Develop 4-C’s analysis including; Competitive P&L and price/volume trends; Customer/Channel/Brand & Package profitability; sensitivity models
◦Support development and/or delivery of proposal presentation to prospective customers

Analytical Support

◦Provide an accurate evaluation and analysis of current business results, opportunities and risks
◦Deliver value-added cross-functional planning support (e.g.. cost to serve economics, channel profitability, etc..)
◦Provide sales analysis, reporting and forecasting support to the regions
◦Periodic volume and MC reporting, analysis and target setting
◦Coordinate local capital expenditure evaluation process (small-scale projects)
◦Develop and communicate quarterly updates/outlooks
◦Company and regional reporting requirements

◦Build analytical capability in regional planning staff

◦B.Sc. degree-Accounting, MBA (Finance)
◦Membership of ICAN or other related professional bodies
◦Min 12 years working experience
◦Cost accounting, financial analysis, forecasting and capital budgeting
◦Proficient in computer usage, Navision etc.
◦Results oriented, takes initiatives to get things done; don’t wait to be told
◦Team player, adapts well in a diverse environment
◦Good knowledge of local statutory laws/regulations, company financial policies and procedures, local market economics
◦CSD Industry Knowledge, Regulations and Business
◦Integrity / Professionalism / Results Orientation / Initiative/Judgment


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