FP&A Manager

  • Japan Tobacco International
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Job Description

Title:  FP&A Manager

Job ID:  39625
Country:  Ethiopia
City:  Addis Ababa
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced


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FP&A Manager - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Purpose of the role:

To coordinate the preparation of Annual and Strategic plans, LE, OL and preparation / review of regular management reports in order to facilitate the entire bugeting and performance measurement process


Main responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the preparation and updating of annual and strategic plans and budgeting models. This involves analysing and sense-checking departmental submissions & comparing Vs requirements, as well as loading the SAP / Microsoft Analysis based reporting system for all financial forecasts (~6 per annum)
  • Ensure accurate & timely management reporting and monitoring of business KPI's  
  • Analysis of operating expenditure against cost center budgets
  • Proactively communicate and provide prompt, accurate support to business partners regarding questions or information needed for their financial budgets  
  • Support month end processes by consolidating and analysing SAP Business Warehouse reports
  • Prepare and submit Corporate monthly Financial & Briefs for review by Finance Director    
  • Utilise local ERP system to monitor actual performance vs budget on local functional level for both top line and operational costs    
  • Preparation of month end Finance Director detective control review Procure to Pay project analysis, as well as variance analysis by General Ledger Account & Cost Centre MTD and YTD   
  • Liaise with other functions to regularly communicate departmental performance and seek explanations as to significant variances compared to AP / LE / OL 
  • Team Development, training junior staff and delegating / assigning tasks to promote optimal efficiency and effectiveness 
  • Other tasks and assignments as required


Required skills and experience:

  • University degree in Commerce &/or accounting qualification/background
  • At least 5 years work experience in a financial position with specific experience in Budgeting, planning and management reporting
  • Outstanding leadership and communication skills with a major focus on developing and leading a team