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Finance Analyst – Projects Job at GlaxoSmithKline Nigeria

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Job Title: Finance Analyst (Projects)
Reference: 181113-2
Employer: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

Location: Ilupeju – Lagos, Nigeria
Reporting To (Job Title): Business Analyst
Type of position: Permanent

Job Purpose/Scope: The job exists to support the Business Analyst in the delivery of a high performance, management accounting service.

Key Responsibilities;
Business Management, Business Partnering and Decision Support;
• Driving a process of continuous improvement in business partnering which enhances the understanding of the Executive and Senior Management teams of their key financial performance drivers and business performance issues.
• Supporting the Business Analyst in contributions to the development and delivery of strategic objectives of the Defined Projects
• Monthly analysis and review of Project spends {A&P} with the Marketing team to support monthly performance commentaries
• Finance partner handling all Projects related enquiries
• Support the Sales and marketing teams in brand decisions
• Review Business Cases for promos, NPI and ad- hoc projects
• Participating in and contributing to Senior Management Meetings as requested by the Business Analyst/ FAPM/ FD
• Supporting the Business Analyst/ FAPM/ FD in contributions to the development and delivery of Corporate Plans and objectives for the Organization

P&L management;
• Compute R&A and off- invoice discounts and ensure correct booking in JDE
• Own the month- end accrual process for all projects
• Drive performance and decisions of various P&L components with insightful analysis
• Review, monitor and highlight variances. Investigating exceptions and facilitating corrective action

Budgeting and Forecasting – West Africa CH operations;
• Support the complete budgeting & forecasting process for West Africa CH operations
• Work with various stakeholders in planning strategies and methodologies for the process
• Submit budgets and rolling forecasts in Unison
• Provide support in delivering the Profit reviews
• Attend DRM meetings to ensure outcome of the meeting consistently meet specific objectives of all defined projects

Reporting;
• Ensure compliance to International Finance Reporting Standards ( IFRS)
• Timely submission of weekly, monthly and quarterly reports on sales, NPD reporting and other reporting requirements defined within projects
• Review and monitor individual projects performance; highlighting variances with appropriate commentaries on performance drivers

Qualifications, Experience;
• First degree in Accounting, Economics, Banking & Finance or Business Administration
• 2 – 3 years working experience in a Finance related role
• Strong JDE / SAP exposure
• Working knowledge of IFRS
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word etc)

Competencies:
• Good interpersonal skills
• Ability to handle sensitivity/ confidentiality levels appropriately
• Analytical mind
• Customer focus and sense of urgency

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