Head, Financial Planning & Analysis at Babban Gona

Job FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit
Job TypeFull-Time
EducationBA/BSc/HND MBA/MSc/MA
LocationLagos State
Experience5 years

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 to apply


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