The Prima Group has been doing business in Nigeria for over 45 years. Founded as a partnership in 1965 by the late Naraindas G. Vaswani, the company was incorporated in 1974. Since founding, the group has grown from an import oriented trading company to a medium-sized conglomerate with interest in banking, manufacturing, trading, and real estate.
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The Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Manager role will provide financial and strategic support through the provision of meaningful reporting and analysis to drive performance in Engee PET
The role oversees the development of the organisation’s yearly budget and forecasts, providing prompt and accurate performance reporting to the management, developing accurate standard costs and variance analysis for all BU related activities and related CAPEX budget control
The role will also provide financial expertise and business partnering support to the business and design and prepare routine and special reports to enable management obtain timely and reliable information and analysis for long-range planning, annual budgets, quarterly estimates and other necessary reports for controlling the organisation’s operations.
Design, implement and maintain management information systems using a combination of automated, semi-automated and manual systems
Provide management with timely, relevant financial information to better understand the business and cost / revenue profile
Ensure timely delivery of accurate financial reports, monthly and annual accounts to management and external regulatory authorities, where necessary
Design and prepare reports for management decision making
Assist in the set-up, continuous assessment and amendment of EPET’s computerised accounting system for greater effectiveness
Investigate and recommend improvements to the current financial system, work standards and procedures to contribute towards improving profitability through cost control, improved internal controls and greater work efficiency
Manage the budget and forecast processes by collecting all financial information necessary for the annual and strategic planning process
Undertake analysis of risks and opportunities to provide forecast information as required whilst working closely with the BU leadership teams
Ensure that timely reporting of performance and variance analysis for all direct and indirect costs is undertaken
Identify and report on variance drivers so that appropriate action can be taken as required
Develop a strong business partnering structure to facilitate good analysis of all commercial and supply chain activities including new product development and value optimization initiatives
Provide input and review, where applicable, for related CAPEX expenditures
Track and communicate CAPEX spend to ensure adherence to annual budgets
Provide coaching and leadership to direct and indirect employees.