To provide professional guidance in financial planning and analysis to Teaching Centres, English for Education Systems and Exams operations in Sub Saharan Africa; support Regional Business Development Managers with obtaining assurance on business performance.


Location Nairobi (other locations in Sub Saharan Africa considered)
Duration Indefinite
Closing date Sunday 24 January 2016

Role overview

Accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties: 

Financial analysis:

• Provide accurate and timely financial information and analysis to SBU leads on a monthly and quarterly basis.  This includes drilling down to identify root causes and  trends

• Analyse growth trends, product trends and KPIs across the projects, countries and centres in the region and use information to inform planning and forecasting exercises 

Monthly business assurance and reporting:

• Drive monthly business assurance process for SSA E&E, providing clear information on business performance against plan at the regional level 

• Identify financial and commercial risks for ERMF reports

Planning and forecasting:

• Support planning and reforecasting processes for SSA E&E to ensure that information obtained from these processes is reliable

• Provide clear summaries of regional planning/ forecasting for E&E 

More effective working:

• Develop regional refund policy

• Develop standardised regional exams policies and procedures where appropriate

• Standardise customer payment options, in response to feedback and analysis

General financial support :

• Support Operational Finance Manager in assisting countries/region in solving data hygiene/SAP issues 

• Work with global support teams to improve SAP resources and ensure E&E businesses are adequately trained on financial management and operations 

• Provide customized support to deal with specific country issues

Regional Financial Planning and Analysis (FPA) team:

• Work closely with the regional FPA teams to provide joined up business assurance and reporting, planning and forecasting

• Actively contribute to regional and corporate FPA related efficiency projects


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