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  • Posted: Nov 15, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Adexen is a global Human Ressources Company providing business services in Europe and Africa. We support companies in all industries in the fields of HR, Legal, Finance, Sales & Marketing, Engineering and Supply chain. We know how important people are to business. We also think that "People are the future of Africa" We understand what...
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    Head of Planning

    Industry: FMCG
    Job Seniority: Manager
    Job Category: Accounting and Finance


    • Report to the Chief Financial Officer
    • Provide analytical and planning support to the company to help in the diagnosis and resolution of key issues, improve understanding of regional economics, and facilitate the development of short-term and long-term performance targets.
    • Support AOP / Forecast development of regional initiatives, business action plans and priorities
    • Facilitate the development of an effective business strategy by Developing economics to understand core business
    • Performance (Brand / Package / Channel trends etc.)
    • Leading the financial and operational assessment of strategic options
    • Coordinate the development of regional capital and operating budget and financial targets
    • Provide analytical support to the regions to help in the diagnosis and resolution of key issues
    • Provide on-going planning support to the Depots and Pricing Architecture processes
    • Operating review of prior cycle results
    • Support regional modeling of alternative scenarios for next cycle
    • Develop 4-C’s analysis including; Competitive P&L and price/volume trends; Customer/Channel/Brand & Package profitability; sensitivity models
    • Support development and/or delivery of proposal presentation to prospective customers
    • Provide an accurate evaluation and analysis of current business results, opportunities and risks
    • Deliver value-added cross-functional planning support (e.g.. cost to serve economics, channel profitability, etc..)
    • Provide sales analysis, reporting and forecasting support to the regions
    • Periodic volume and MC reporting, analysis and target setting
    • Coordinate local capital expenditure evaluation process (small-scale projects)
    • Develop and communicate quarterly updates/outlooks

    Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting / Finance from a recognised univeristy
    • MBA (Finance) is a plus
    • Minimum 10 years working experience in a similar senior role within an international corporation
    • Extensive experience in the FCMG industry is required
    • Cost accounting,  financial analysis, forecasting and capital budgeting
    • Results oriented, takes initiatives to get things done
    • Team player, adapts well in a diverse environment
    • Good knowledge of local statutory laws/regulations, company financial policies and procedures, local market economics
    • Management of a large multicultural team.


    • Reports
    • Budgets
    • Cost Reporting
    • Forecasting
    • Financial Analysis
    • Accounting
    • Business Strategy
    • Finance
    • FMCG
    • Competitive Analysis.

    Method of Application

    Note: We thank all applicants, however, only those selected will be contacted.

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