Thursday , September 28 2023

MTN Vacancy 2023 – General Manager: Financial Planning

Website MTN

Job Description:

The General Manager: FP&A and Business Partnering is responsible to provide insightful financial and operational input to business initiatives, challenge key forecasting assumptions, and deliver expert financial analysis of key risks and sensitivities to FinTech business teams.

Furthermore, the General Manager will create strategic capacity with regards to strategic financial planning and modelling, reporting, and pricing. The GM will be responsible for and lead forecasting & business planning for Fintech Group & MTN Opco’s. Further, act as strategic financial business partner to assist business on making financial business decisions that is aligned to both Finance and FinTech business strategy.

From an operational point of view the GM is responsible for Group & Opcos Fintech Performance measurement & KPI’s, Fintech business performance reporting and management, Strategic data analysis, new report design & Fintech project funding. The GM is also responsible for Fintech Business cases & modelling for new initiatives and projects & supporting the internal approval process for the new projects and initiatives

As part of the leadership team, the General Manager is responsible to contribute to Finance’s overall strategic goals, to achieve profitable growth, and to continuously improve the operational performance

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the creation of the functional strategy in line with the overarching business goals
    Ensure effective implementation of the strategy by means of providing direction, structure, frameworks, models, plans and roadmaps
    Oversee regular review of the functional strategy and roadmap to ensure its alignment with the changing dynamics of the internal and external ecosystem
  • Establish, monitor and align the direction, strategy and results of the function
    Lead and drive an integrated solution development and problem-solving philosophy within the function.
    Monitor true-value metrics to measure the impact and benefit of the function. Drive continuous improvement across the function.
  • Contribute to development and implementation of FinTech strategy
    Act as chief advisor and strategist providing needed support to the FinTech function with respect to the identification of financial risk and long-term financial effect of business decisions (through Financial Scenario Analysis)
  • Oversee business partners who are responsible for the review, and / or update of business plans, budgets and forecasts of the FinTech functions
    Identification & review of budget and forecasting drivers to be used for budget and forecast preparation
  • Support all key commercial/ financial activities across the business units, and provides centralised support through the Finance Business Partners
    Assure consistency and expertise for all business case/ financial modelling (including modelling of price plans and products and services)
    Support any modelling required for Mergers and Acquisition/new business activity
  • Design and implement overall governance frameworks, definitions, and controls over financial BI environments
    Design and develop financial analytics programmes to facilitate credit analytics, revenue analytics and spend analytics in conjunction with profitability and business insights
  • Drive and programme-manage the successful implementation of initiatives aimed at improving organisational finance
    Develop and drive the execution of agreed projects

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 4-year tertiary degree (Bachelor’s Degree in a Finance, Commerce, Accounting CA (SA) / ACMA (CIMA)
  • Master’s Degree in a Finance, Commerce, Accounting, or related field (preferred)
  • Postgraduate qualification/MBA/ Certification in Financial business management (Advantageous)
  • Minimum of 10-12 years post qualification experience plus at least 4 years in telecommunications/ Fintech / Mobile Financial Services experience
  • Senior management track record of 5 years or more; with at least 3 years in relevant sector/ industry as per relevant role
  • Experience working in a global/multinational enterprise (understanding emerging markets advantageous)
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies
  • Financial Planning and Forecasting
  • Finance Business Partnering
  • Financial Modelling, Analytics and Reporting
  • Corporate Performance Management
  • Financial Analysis

Job Details:

Company: MTN

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg

Application Deadline: N/A

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