FMCG Industry Finance Business Analyst Job in Kenya

Finance Business Analyst (FBA) – FMCG Industry

Job Purpose: The preparation, development and analysis of management accounting information and provision of a high quality support service to line managers within the Region.

Primary Relationships:
The position reports to the Finance Director

Key Performance Areas and Tasks

  • Prepare, review and distribute monthly financial reports to Business Units, Management and Global.
  • Track expenses and revenues vs. budget and reforecast and analyze fluctuations.
  • Prepare monthly consolidation and executive financial package.
  • Coordinate financials questions/answers among Business Units and Accounting & Control department
  • Prepare annual financial information binder to be provided to the external auditors
  • Prepare quarterly operating reports
  • Create and update Report writer and Crystal reports
  • Assist in the budget & reforecast process
  • Maintain budget and reforecast information in the accounting system.
  • Evaluate profit and cost efficiencies in various areas of the organization as needed.
  • Develop, maintain and distribute as-hoc reports and financial models as needed.
  • Exceptional financial skills, including strong computer abilities.
  • Highly-organized with ability to multi-task.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with managers and employees at all levels.
  • Team player. Collaborates with internal and external resources to achieve goals.
  • Demonstrates confidence and maturity in client facing situations.
  • Professionally represents Sealed Air Sales Team at all times.
  • Ability to take direction from, and support, multiple managers.
  • Committed to standards of the highest professionalism and ethical behavior.
  • Handles confidential information with discretion.
Behavioural Competencies
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good inter-personal skills.
  • Financial management experiences with emphasis on debtors and creditors skills.
  • Detail orientated, working with a plan/routine.
  • Drive for results.
  • Respect for others Customer Driven / Service orientated.
  • Very good understanding of Microsoft Office.
  • Proactive problem solver.
  • Good judgment skills
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics required
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in reporting, consolidation and financial analysis. Experience in retail/food & beverage industry an added advantage
  • CPA(K)
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (emphasis on Excel & Access)
  • Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects as well as strong follow through skills.
  • Ability to complete projects timely and accurately critical.
  • Must be detail oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Experience with an ERP will be an added advantage.
Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time telephone number to the email address: with Financial Business Analyst on the Subject line.

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