The Finance Business Manager is responsible for providing high quality financial reporting and analysis to the business to support the Business Area's long-
term strategy and growth. They are responsible for identifying and leveraging best practices across the business area covered to drive efficiencies through continuous work practice improvements and to act as the Finance Champion in their remit to ensure overall compliance to SITA policies processes and guidelines.
Provide financial support to the relevant business team by Producing and controlling the period (monthly Quarterly & Yearly) End results.
Performing necessary analysis of reporting closing results
Providing financial controlling and support for projects
Participating in monthly reviews with P&L or cost owners
Completing the monthly forecast
Completing the budgeting process including the settlement of interlock reviews with relevant parties
Participating in the 3 Year Business Plan and Product Portfolio preparation
Providing input for the quarterly financial reporting - when applicable
Confirm and validate integrity of results recorded by ensuring alignment between Statutory reporting and Management reporting results
Confirming IFRS and accounting policies compliance
Supporting the Audit activity
Playing an active role in the Balance Sheet / Depreciation control activity
Play an active role in the BAB process by participating in BAB submissions ensuring adherence to corporate governance
Providing input for the preparation of business cases
Providing financial modelling and pricing support during the preparation process of new contract proposal.
Play an active role in the product development & profitability or on major internal / external projects
Providing financial support from evaluation to approval board for new product / project launch
Confirming product / project profitability (or costing)
Be actively involved in the financial control activities by ensuring alignment with capitalisation best practices
Ensuring alignment with tax compliance activities
Ensuring alignment with corporate practices and standards
Ensuring alignment with the costs allocation methods and standard
Define project-manage and deliver improvement plans or special projects to increase the overall quality of the business finance function
Be responsible for the Management of a team of business analysts
Managing recruiting and training the team members to guarantee successful delivery of objectives and deliverables
Setting objectives to the team in line with department division and company objectives and monitor performance
Setting priorities to the team
Ensuring alignment with capitalisation best practices.
Min 5 years of business finance and / or FP&A experience preferably within a large international company with a matrix business structure.
Prior experience in people management is desirable.
Challenging the business and make recommendations for improvements.
Familiar with delivering best-in-class reporting (standard automated reliable).
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Management Accounting practice
Financial and Budget Control experience essential
Proficient knowledge of Financial Systems (Competence in Excel Access and Essbase are mandatory)
Attention to details & quality control skills
Ability to communicate with internal customers
Strong analytical & presentation capabilities
Good knowledge of International accounting standards
Adhering to Principles & Values
Creating & Innovating
Impact & Influence
EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's Degree in Finance Accounting or similar is imperative
MBA is considered as a plus.
Membership of a relevant Finance / Accounting accreditation body desirable.