Regional English and Exams Financial Planning & Analysis Manager - SSA
Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory
Flexible Location
Flexible Location
English & Exams
Job Category
Pay Band
Pay Band 7
Vacancy Description
Pay Band 7/F Locally Appointed Indefinite Contract Location: Flexible where there are British Council operations within Sub Saharan Africa but preferably Nairobi, Kenya Application Deadline: 24 January 2016 at 23:59 UK Time
Purpose of job: 

To provide professional guidance in financial planning and analysis to Teaching Centres, English for Education Systems and Exams operations in Sub Saharan Africa; support Regional Business Development Managers with obtaining assurance on business performance.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Financial analysis: Provide accurate and timely financial information and analysis to SBU leads on a monthly and quarterly basis
Monthly business assurance and reporting: Drive monthly business assurance process for SSA English &Exams, providing clear information on business performance against plan at the regional level
Planning and forecasting: Support planning and re-forecasting processes for SSA E&E to ensure that information obtained from these processes is reliable
More effective working Develop regional refund policy
General financial support: Support Operational Finance Manager in assisting countries/region in solving data hygiene/SAP issues
Regional FPA team: Work closely with the regional FPA teams to provide joined up business assurance and reporting, planning and forecasting

Other important features or requirements of the job
Occasional travel in SSA and wider global network

Qualifications and Experience

- Graduate or higher qualification in Finance or Administrative field
- Post holder requires a good English operational level, IELTS 6.5 or equivalent
- Planning, budgeting, & forecasting for multi-countries/sites/departments
- Managing finance & financial control processes
- Working in distributed teams Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse range of demanding stakeholders

For more details on the job, see attached below: - 

Regional English and Exams Financial Planning & Analysis Manager - SSA.pdf
BC Core skills.pdf
BC Beahaviours.pdf

Application Deadline:  24 January 2016 at 23:59 UK Time