Head of Financial Planning

January 7, 2022
Application ends: January 31, 2022
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Job Description

an International FMCG Company - Adexen Recruitment Agency

Adexen Recruitment Agency was mandated by an International FMCG company to recruit an experienced individual for its operations in the position below:
Job Title: Head of Financial Planning
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full time
Industry: FMCG
Job Seniority: Manager
Job Category: Accounting and Finance

Report to the Chief Financial Officer
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.
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
Provide analytical support to the regions to help in the diagnosis and resolution of key issues
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
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

Desired Skills and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting / Finance from a recognised univeristy
MBA (Finance) is a plus
Minimum of 10 years working experience in a similar senior role within an international corporation
Extensive experience in the FCMG industry is required
Cost accounting,  financial analysis, forecasting and capital budgeting
Results oriented, takes initiatives to get things done
Team player, adapts well in a diverse environment
Good knowledge of local statutory laws/regulations, company financial policies and procedures, local market economics
Management of a large multicultural team.


Business Analysis
Cost Reporting
Financial Planning
Financial Analysis
Business Strategy
Competitive Analysis.

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