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Business Analyst Job in Nairobi Kenya

Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Dec 23, 2013

Company Profile: Our Client is a worldwide co-leader of in premium brands
Job Title: Business Analyst
Reports To: Finance Manager
Location: Nairobi
Main Purpose of the Role: Oversee the reporting function for company with emphasis on group management reporting, accounts receivable, the P& L and budgeting.

Job Scope and Context:

1. Accounts receivable:
a) Ensure payments from customers are received on time and accordance with customer payment terms
  • Customer account applications are reviewed and required documents received
  • Credit applications are reviewed in line with authorization matrix
  • Ensure proper follow up of collections and credit policies
  • Customer receipts are properly allocated and any discounts given are consistent with trading terms
  • ERP master data forms for customers are reviewed and accurate
  • Best practice credit policy implemented
2. Group Monthly reporting
a)  Preparation of monthly reporting for company activity in HFM(Prisma)
  • Data submission  of monthly reporting for company into Prisma
  • Reconciliation of local accounts for P&L
  • Clearing for Prisma blocking controls
  • Consistency with PR group requirements
b) Preparation of budget, quarterly estimates and strategic plan for the company
  • Work in conjunction with parent company finance team to produce models
  • Data submission into Prisma
  • Ensure reconciliation between HFM reported figures and analysis pack
  • Assist with the parent company consolidated P&L reporting
  • Month-end processing deadlines are complied with
3. Preparation of business analysis reports/presentation
  • Budget, Plan, Estimate PWP presentation supports
  • Monthly reporting comments for Head Office in Europe and parent Company top management
  • Ad Hoc requests.
Job Requirements
Minimum Educational Requirements and Work Experience


  • Relevant business focused degree
  • Professional accounting qualification i.e. CA/ ACCA/CPA/CIMA or equivalent
  • It proficiency-computerized accounting system skills e.g. Microsoft NAV, SAP, JDE etc
  • Advanced competency in excel and power point required.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a busy finance environment
  • Experience in FMCG or  Big 4 audit firm an added advantage
Employee Profile
  • A Passionate, self confident individual that is professional and results driven.
  • Strong integrity and ability to work within a team
  • Able to work independently within set parameters
  • Good negotiation and customer relationship management skills
  • Good interpersonal skills both with internal and external relationships
  • Great oral and written communication skills
  • Good  at planning and organizing to ensure priority task management
All interested candidates should send their applications to [email protected]
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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