Africa Head of Financial Planning and Analysis

New Cairo, Cairo
Finance – Finance /
Full-time /
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Envision Employment Solutions is currently looking to hire a Africa Head of Financial Planning and Analysis for one of our partners, a multinational financial services company.

Head of Financial Planning and Analysis is responsible to partner with all the African market business leads we operate in, providing insight, recommendations and working with various stakeholder in country, market, regional or group level leads to manage all FP&A activity across the region.


    • Financial Planning and Analysis:
    • Consolidate, review and sign off financials, KPIs for the region, markets and countries.
    • Ensuring robust financials have been concluded at each monthend, quarterend and yearend with the necessary challenge process to the results, information and expectation.
    • Ensure the monthend close schedule and reporting financials in a timely manner.
    • Providing commentary for countries, markets and the African region to stakeholders.
    • Form guidelines on the budgeting process and communicate timelines to all stakeholders.
    • Develop rolling forecasts for the remainder of the year working with the relevant leads.
    • Provide visibility during mid-month and end of the month projections for likely results.
    • Impact analysis of currency devaluation, hyperinflation on our revenues and expenses.

    • Business Finance Partner:
    • Monitor trends of key financial metrics and drivers for the business to understand where the business is heading towards and be a guide to the business to help change trajectory.
    • Create dashboards to help senior leaders understand the underlying business performance.
    • Support presentations for the group operating review and board requirements locally.
    • Support business growth and ensuring a strong pipeline and accuracy of forecast from sales.
    • Creating business cases for new clients, new products and new features/functionality.
    • Reviewing current projects in flight to understand forecast from new clients and cross sell.
    • Develop financial models, conduct benchmarking vs competitors, review processes and provide recommendation on how we can improve the business operating model.
    • Review investments to ensure benefits stated in business cases are realized.

    • Commercial:
    • Build costing/pricing models to provide various pricing options and ensuring profitability.
    • Prepare profitability analysis by bank, by product, by service and provide insight into actions the business can take to further improve and identify cross sell opportunities.
    • Understand key markets and help identify growth areas from existing and new geographies.
    • Ensuring all deals have business cases and version control to match each proposals sent.

    • Leadership:
    • Providing support to all the countries and markets across the Africa business and senior leaders for the region, market leads, country leads and group stakeholders.
    • Providing support to the market leads and local country finance leads across the region.
    • Ensuring finance business partners across the markets in East, South, West, Francophone are upskilled and support business teams on ground with minimal intervention from Egypt.
    • Coaching junior members of the team and training where required to foster future talent and growth of employees to come through the organization.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or other relevant subject.
    • Accounting Qualification ACA, ACCA, CIMA or similar.
    • 10+ years of experience
    • Industry experience in payment banking, financial services or technology/software businesses
    • Certified/Chartered Accountant or IFRS Diploma
    • Financial Skills, Forecasting, Analyzing Information, Financial Planning, Strategy, Corporate Finance
    • Proficient in spreadsheets, large data sets, databases, MS Office and financial applications
    • Hands on experience with analysis and statistical packages
    • Outstanding presentation, reporting skills


    • Bonus
    • L&D opportunities
    • Family Medical insurance
    • Employee life insurance
    • Transportation
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