Over the past 100 years, IBMers all over the globe have helped make the world work better and smarter. In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things: Changing how we create, collaborate, analyze and engage. From transforming healthcare to improving the retail shopping experience – it’s what IBMers do. In Africa, we’ve been changing the way the continent does business for more than 50 years, and as our company continues to grow, we’re looking for talented professionals to join us in this new era. Join us and be part of a diverse and global team of thinkers and doers, and make an impact. Financial Analysts play a unique and integral role in driving business decisions, supporting operations and influencing business results. As a Financial Analyst you are considered to be a trusted business advisor, working within the company's business units and geographies, as well as in a myriad of specialized corporate functions.Consolidation and reporting of Revenue, Cost, Gross Profit, NCE and PTI.Forecasting the results, analysing budgets and actual business metrics, -Tracking variances.The analyst will interact with the MEA management, business units operations, country finance, accounting, and regional MEA functions – especially during month/quarter closing.
3-5 years experience in Financial Planning and AnalysisDegree in Finance/AccountingAdherence to strict policies and procedures set out by GlobalThe analyst will design, prepare, and present analysis of business issues, and recommend solutions to senior management.Expertise will be required for:Revenue & volumes financial analysis/reportingServices contracts gross profit margin analysis and financial supportRevenue, cost and expense analysis and forecastingBalance sheet analysis