29 Mar 2022

Analyst, Financial Planning & Budgeting at MTN Ghana

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Job Description

Job Summary:

• Provide financial planning support in the Corporate Performance Management Department and assigned divisions to enhance decision making process in support of business’s strategic agenda within broadly defined policies to ensure that objectives are met.

Job Role

• Ensure standardisation with respect to forecasting parameters, methodology and templates
• Ensure forecasting process is followed as per defined budgeting and forecasting policy
• Ensure adherence to the SLAs and roles & responsibilities defined for forecasting process
• Generate periodic forecasts as per defined schedule for the Opco
• Submit forecasts for approvals as per defined delegation of authority (DOA)
• Assist in preparation of operation budget and projection of expenses
• Provides assistance to manager in strategic and financial planning initiatives
• Assist in designing the use of financial modelling systems
• Assist in the development and maintenance of procedures and systems to enable the financial evaluation of strategic business opportunities
• Prepare reports on budget process and support in preparation of relevant packs for the Board for budget approvals.
• Assist in preparation of budgets by performing validation checks over forecasted numbers
• Perform reconciliations with respect to approved forecasts and forecasts uploaded in ERP
• Allocation and re-allocation of budget to the departments
• Monitor, analyse and adjust the expenditure deviations from allocated budget
• Periodic analysis of the budget and expenses of the departments
• Expense tracking and cost control


• Dynamic and highly competitive telecommunication & ICT industry
• Highly regulated environment
• Performance driven environment
• Diverse cultural environment
• Group best practices & standards alignment
• Regionalization structure implication
• Supply market demographics
• Opco specific restrictions on local content

Strategic Planning & Thinking

• Considers customer needs and trends in the development of strategic plans
• Implements strategic objectives
• Understands the strategic direction of the organization and highlight areas of potential value or risk

Critical Thinking

• Produce useful ideas or explanations for circumstances but lack in identifying or including cause and effect
• Undertakes a complex task by breaking it down into manageable parts in a systemic, detailed way

Analytical Thinking

• Analyze the data to detect trends and issues in the data and information in a logical and factual manner.
• Makes logical deductions from data sets
• Identifies a solution for resolving the underlying problem

Decision Making based on Decision Modelling

• Identifies the core issue in problem solving, considers possible solutions and seeks direction and advice as appropriate
• Seeks to problem solve effectively by correctly analyzing the issues, seeking expert advice as required and consulting and collaborating with others as appropriate

Integrated Analytics

• Demonstrates an ability to take a comprehensive approach to insights development, through demonstrating integrated thinking
• Works with cross functional teams across the business to ensure that the organization is gathering good quality behavioral information and technical data.
• Leads the Divisional insights strategy for the Division and makes a significant contribution to Divisional reporting

Qualification Required & Experience


• A Degree in Accounting/Finance


• 3 years relevant experience

Professional/Technical competencies:

• Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS)
• Working knowledge of ERP (Oracle preferred)
• Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
• Experience in Telecom Finance function

NB: The Incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality always.

Location: Accra

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 30th March. 2022

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