Job: Business Analyst

Title Business Analyst
Job Information

We are a reputable conglomerate with interests in various sectors of economy which include Automobile, ICT, Logistics, Agriculture, Food & Beverages, Properties, Healthcare amongst others

Due to expansion in business, the following roles are to be filled:


  • Perform financial forecasting,reporting, and operational metrics tracking
  • Analyze financial data and create financial models  for decision support
  • Report on financial performance of various divisions and brands and prepare for regular leadership reviews
  • Analyze past results, perform variance analysis , identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements
  • Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans andforecast. 
  • Guide cost analysis  process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures
  • Provide analysis of trends and forecasts and recommend actions for optimization
  • Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; study proposed changes in methods and materials
  • Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and Excel dashboards  Increase productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools
  • Perform market research, data mining, business intelligence, and valuation comps. 
  • Maintain a strong financial analysis foundation creating forecasts and models 

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 7 years of business finance/Analysis in multi-product/brand and multi-location organization.
  • High proficiency in financial modeling  techniques
  • Strong fluency in Excel formulas and functions
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics  plus ACA/CFA
  • MBA in Financial Analysis/Economics or related field will be an added advantage and desirable.

Core Competencies

  • Strong analytical and data gathering skills
  • Strong quantitative and analytical competency
  • Self-starter with excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel

Personality and Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to streamline functions and passion to learn and grow
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills
  • Comfort dealing with ambiguity and the ability to work independently
  • Experience working with, and presenting to, senior executives
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills; be comfortable interacting with executive-level management
  • Strong financial modeling experience

Key Responsibilities

  • Grow financial performance through analysis of financial results, forecasts, variances, and trends
  • Create recommendations to be presented to management and executives
  • Develop financial models to support valuation, planning, and forecasting
  • Aid in the capital budgeting and expenditure planning processes
  • Reconcile existing transactions through cross-referencing of incoming and outgoing data
  • Conduct comparable analysis and market research to support internal financial analysis
  • Maintain up-to-date technical knowledge of financial instruments, market conditions, and trends
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