Financial planning and Analysis manager

  • Full Time
  • Roodepoort, Gauteng


Job Details


Business Unit
Trinity Corporate H/O

Minimum experience

Company primary industry
Education Management

Job functional area

Job Description

Overall Purpose of the Job:Role is to be the right hand of Head of Brand Finance and support the Head of Brand Finance in the following areas of responsibilities:Animate the Budget and Forecast processOversee the month-end operations and ensure that risks and opportunities are adequately managed, in terms of reporting compliance and internal control best practiceVariance analysis of the profit centers income statementsValidation of day-to-day operations: approval of vendor creation, urgent payment requests, customer refund, travel expenses, CAPEX, exceptional journal entries,…Coordinate bursars operations (training, HR administration, guidelines, performance monitoring,…)Monitor quality of internal control throughout the school sitesProject management: business process improvement initiativesTransformation: drive the transition of the Brand Finance organization to the desired state organization, in terms of roles & responsibilities, processes and tools. Main short term deliverable in the roadmap: 1. drive enhancement of Group Shared Services output to allow migration of transactional activities (billing-to-collection, procure-to-pay) from Schools to GSS and 2. Define business requirements for implementation of new ERP Microsoft 365 and integration with other systems (STASY, APS,…)Controller of GSS operations: quality of deliverables and adherence to SLA, ensure superior performance delivered by facilitating performance improvement from the brand and customer perspectiveDuties:Control GSS operations and enhance GSS key processes: billing process and procure-to-pay: Develop a cross functional annual billing calendar to ensure that procedures are correctly implemented by all stakeholdersDevelop with GSS the KPI measuring the quality of GSS processes, monitor the KPI and drive implementation of solutions and action plans Bring on board and introduce industry best practise in billing and procure-to-pay processesEnsure implementation and continuous tracking  of action plansDevelop procurement strategy and processProject manage migration of other transactional activities to GSSBudget and ForecastGuidelines, timetable and templateConsolidation and analysisChallenge profit centers (schools)Based on quarterly forecast, develop recovery plans to deliver and exceed Business planBusiness process improvement projects & refining of dashboardsSetting up new process and contracts for hire of premisesCompare the terms and conditions across all schools of the third parties renting premisesPropose new standardized contract and rental rate and implement itEducate and raise awareness/run workshops on how to implement the new contracts and how to manage these post implementationSet up the necessary dashboards that consolidate and reflect all ad-hoc services as per a-b aboveOversee financial operations Risk manage month-end and year-end operations (compliance and internal control)Improve internal control system in all sitesValidate day-to-day finance operationsVariance analysis of P&L and Balance sheetStakeholder managementWork with the FM to ensure principal queries on finance related queries are managed timeouslyAssist in identifying gaps and subsequent training needs of principals in an effort to improve their financial understandingMinimum Requirements:B-Com Accounting, Finance or Business administrationGood knowledge and affinity of expected best practice in the GSS type modelExcel (basic functions such as vlookup, pivot table)Data Analysis


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