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Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)



Accounting & Finance
Lekki, Nigeria
Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Flutterwave was founded on the principle that every African must be able to participate and thrive in the global economy. To achieve this objective, we have built a trusted payment infrastructure that allows consumers and businesses (African and International) make and receive payments in a convenient borderless manner.

The Role: As a Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), you will play a crucial role in the company's financial strategy and decision-making process. You will lead a team responsible for financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis to support Flutterwave's growth objectives.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and manage the company's annual budgeting process in alignment with strategic objectives. Work closely with department heads to gather input, analyze trends, and establish financial targets.
  • Develop and maintain robust financial forecasting models to provide insights into future performance. Continuously monitor key financial metrics and market trends to refine forecasts and identify risks and opportunities.
  • Conduct in-depth financial analysis to support strategic decision-making across the organization. Provide insights on revenue drivers, cost optimization opportunities, and investment priorities.
  • Prepare regular financial reports and dashboards for senior management and key stakeholders. Present financial performance and variance analysis, highlighting key insights and actionable recommendations.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to evaluate new business opportunities, product launches, and strategic initiatives. Provide financial insights to support decision-making and ensure alignment with overall company goals.
  • Identify opportunities to streamline financial processes and enhance efficiency. Implement best practices in financial planning and analysis to improve accuracy and timeliness of reporting.
  • Lead and mentor a team of financial analysts, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous learning. Provide guidance on technical skills development and career progression.

Required competency and skillset to be a Waver:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field; CFA and any of , ACA, ACCA or CPA preferred.
  • Minimum of 8+ years of experience in financial planning and analysis roles, preferably in the technology or fintech industry.
  • Proven track record of leading budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis processes in a multinational group of companies with footprints across various markets and multiple products.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to translate complex data into actionable insights.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Advanced proficiency in financial modeling and MS Excel; experience with financial planning software/tools is a plus.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities with the ability to motivate and develop a high-performing team.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.

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