FMCG/Retail Financial Analyst

Location: Capetown, South Africa
Salary: 00 Monthly
Recruiter: Time Personnel
Job Ref: CPT001359/LH
Summary: Excellent opportunity to use your financial analysis experience in FMCG or Retail. Do you have a Degree with majors in Finance, Economics, Bus Management, IT? CIMA highly advantageous! Our International Client requires your Financial Analysis, Management Accounting, Budgeting, Forecasts and Business Analysis expertise to support the Africa & Middle East Region.



Job Description


Bachelors degree with majors of Finance, Economics, Business Management and or IT

Fluency in English & knowledge of French advantageous

Experience in an FMCG, Retail, Wine & Spirts or Manufacturing background

Experience in financial analysis and/or business controlling

International Business Analysis background highly advantageous

Strong knowledge of Excel (macro, programming),  PowerPoint, multi-dimensional tools (ESSBASE, EOS, Microsoft database type) are necessary

Strong analysis and synthesis ability

Rigor, accuracy and respect of deadlines for internal and external

Enthusiastic, entrepreneurship and autonomy (lead workload with little direction)

Able to prioritize tasks based on team and company needs

Curious, hard-working and hands-on

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

International cultural background is a strong plus



Reporting to the Financial Director

Responsible for the sell in and sell out analysis

Lead the process of depletions analyses with shipment comparison (actual and forecasts)

Support North, Central & Western Africa Market Managers with dedicated analyses

Monthly/Weekly reporting (input + volume report + comparison weekly vs. monthly)

Working closely with Market Managers to identify risks & opportunities: best estimates vs Budget

Business Review Presentation

Prepare the monthly A&P reporting file: invoices received from distributors to be accounted for and payments completed timeously

Perform audit on invoices received

Send A&P monthly figures to Marketing, organise monthly A&P meeting for follow up on A&P Budgets vs. Actual

Follow up Point of Sales Material (POSM) - Quantity, value budgeted, timing of delivery with the supply chain and informed distributors 

Centralise all promotional packaging (volume and value) per quality and market, ensuring a good communication with supply chain, controlling, Market Manager and Distributors

Work closely with the Marketing department to identify nature of the spend

Manage a permanent Risk and opportunity : best estimate versus budget

Support the Financial Controlling Director during Budget process

Prepare budget input file (file preparation, upload, checks)

Build Forecast phasing in coordination with Supply Chain

Prepare PreBudget books

Review and analysis of Shipment, Depletions  &Stock flows

Advertising & Promotions invoicing

Study of alternative pricing solutions


Salary: R dependent on experience


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