Head, Financial Planning & Analysis at Babban Gona

    Lagos State
    Posted 7 months ago

    Industry Financial: Services

    Key Responsibilities

    • Work with Business Unit heads to build their annual budgets and forecasts
    • Produce models to project long term growth and determine the impacting business factors
    • Delivery of competitor analysis, market trends and associated commentary to the Leadership team
    • Analyse financial and operational results to better understand company performance
    • Audit and manage accounts – Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses and capital expenditures.
    • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance.
    • Oversee and manage the continued development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting, Operating Plan and Modeling tools.
    • Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies and understand ROI in marketing programs, menu pricing, new store rollouts as well as new projects.
    • Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives.
    • Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision-making purposes.
    • Provide detailed analysis and  commentary on cost centre results
    • Reviewing operations and recommending new productivity or cost saving initiatives
    • Preparing business cases to support new investment, strategic and other business decisions
    • Reviewing existing processes and procedures to develop recommendations for improvement efforts
    • Evaluating previous budgets, expenditures to develop and implement future budgets
    • Communicating results and recommendations to senior management for improvements that will lead to cost reduction, revenue generation and streamlining operations
    • Provide insights to senior management around financial modelling, forecasts and profitability

    Reporting Line:

    • This position reports to the Financial Controller.

    Profound know-how in financial planning and reporting:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field (Master’s degree in finance and/or MBA preferred). Professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA or CFA is required.
    • Minimum of 5 years experience working in a financial analysis & planning role.
    • Leadership ability to guide and get results from a team. Experience in multi-unit retail concepts preferred.
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills.
    • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, results-oriented environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity.
    • Significant analytical skill set, including the utilisation of finance and reporting tools
    • Able to solve complex problems
    • Excellent communication skills with ability to build relationships
    • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills
    • High level of  commercial acumen
    • Advanced computer software skills, including writing macros in Excel and other accounting packages

    Start Up Environment:

    • Thrives in a fast paced, start-up environment with dynamic business priorities.

    Unlocking Potential of Team Members:

    • Extensive experience and passion for coaching/ mentoring a team.

    Detailed Orientation and Managing Complexity:

    • Extensive experience leading a complex organization and passion for getting into details to identify root cause of issues and create innovative solutions.


    • Competitive salary
    • Health Insurance
    • Annual paid vacation
    • Group Life Insurance.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Babban Gona on babbangona.zohorecruit.com to apply

    Job Features


    5 years

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