13 Aug 2021

Manager, Finance Business Partner – Technology at MTN Ghana

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Job Description


Job Summary:

• Responsible for alignment between the assigned business unit and Finance operations in order to ensure that specific expectations of the line of business and its employees are appropriately managed.

Job Role

• Act as the finance resource dedicated to the assigned functional area
• Provide support on planning, budgeting and forecasting process for the Line of Business (LoB).
• Provide insights and challenge the process to ensure that business plans are more commercially robust from initiation
• Guide and advise internal clients on financial implication of actions / decision
• Provide appropriate finance support to the LoB to create competitive advantage and enhance shareholder value
• Provide decision support to the LoBs from a finance perspective
• Collaborate with Finance Centres of Excellence (CoE) and Opco Finance BPs to develop and implement an integrated financial planning strategy
• Identify and mitigate risks to protect the MTN business from potential losses
• Ensure compliance to external regulatory requirements (e.g., disclosure and reporting)
• Foster a conducive customer-focused environment and MTN culture
• Liaise with divisional heads and managers to understand specific requirements relating to financial operations
• Support business as the first point of contact for various Finance operational activities including taxation, payment processing, etc.
• Assist Line of Business (LOB) head in budget estimations and monitoring
• Review commission calculations to ensure that computation is in line with the approved commission structure
• Prepare and update Line and Business heads with key analytics to enable decision making
• Obtain operational feedback on Finance services from LOB Heads
• Assist in gathering, collating and consolidating learning and development needs of the LOB for improving learning initiatives
• Provide assistance and support services as maybe requested from the LOB/employee on a case-to-case basis

Context:

• Dynamic and highly competitive telecommunication & ICT industry
• Highly regulated environment
• Diverse cultural environment
• Group best practices & standards alignment
• Centre of Excellence and Shared Services environment
• Regionalization structure implication
• Supply market demographics

Opco specific restrictions on local content Opco specific restrictions on local content

Qualification Required & Experience

Education

• A Degree in Finance
• Professional qualification in ACCA/CA/CIB

Experience

• 5 years of experience in a similar role with at least three years in a supervisory role

Knowledge:

• Statistical & Trend Analysis
• Bank Operations Insight
• Business Risk Management
• Reporting
• Fraud Detection Control
• Internal Audit Practices
• Good understanding of finance related issues
• Excellent record keeping or maintenance of files
• Management of system database
• Accounting knowledge
• Microsoft Office Suite (MS Excel, Word, etc.)

Skills / physical competencies:

• Manage self and be a team player, good conflict management, takes and manages accountability
• Energy & Drive – Innovative, Takes initiative, result oriented and develops self consistently
• Interpersonal Skills – Leadership, customer centricity, collaborative and coaches & develops direct reports
• Personal Skills – Trustworthy, integrity and ethical in dealings
• Operating Skills – Ability to focus on priorities and plans, shares knowledge effectively
• Organizational Positioning Skills – Good written and verbal communication, presentation skills, commitment to the organization
• Global thinker, Analytical thinking and Problem solving abilities.
• Good communication skills (oral and written)
• Negotiating & Influencing skill

NB: The Incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality always.

Qualified applicants should indicate vacancy number IRC24536 as the email subject. Application without the subject will automatically be disqualified.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified applicants should send their Curriculum Vitae to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 10 August, 2021

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.



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