d.light Planning and Performance Manager Jobs in Kenya

d.light Planning and Performance Manager Jobs in Kenya


Position Description

  • The Planning and Performance manager will be responsible for managing the financial planning and the performance management process in d.light and providing d.light leadership management information to support decision making and improved performance.

  • The position will also work to facilitate strategic planning through preparation of financial
    co-ordination and preparation of the annual budget and periodic revised forecasts and performance
    management through analysis, review and preparation of periodic financial reports

    Person Specifications

  • The role requires a commercially astute individual with strong planning and analysis skills, able to look beyond the numbers and understand the wider business context that results in effective
    business partnering.

    Roles and Responsibilities

  • Participate in setting the d.light finance strategy and objectives.

  • Preparation of rolling forecasts by taking the ideas and strategy and translating them into
    meaningful financial information such as profitability, balance sheet growth, growth impacts,
    capital and funding requirements.

  • Preparation of key macro and micro assumptions for input into the planning and budgeting process.

  • Overall management, co-ordination and preparation of the annual business plan, capital
    expenditure, operating budget and periodic revised forecasts

  • Challenge the plans of business units and integrate those plans into the d.light business plan.

  • Develop and implement reporting of key management information (MI) ensuring data
    integrity and timely communication to relevant stakeholders.

  • Develop performance benchmarks for business units and d.light and monitor performance
    against these.

  • Drive the required business analysis and related process for making recommendations for
    new or improving performance opportunities.

  • Manage performance against the budget for each business unit and d.light as a whole.

  • Discuss, plan, and monitor interventions to keep the business units on budget

  • Provide detailed monthly performance statements and analysis for business units, and d.light
    as a whole.

  • Investigation of variances and recommending remedial measures where necessary

  • Identify areas of
    performance shortfall and propose corrective interventions to d.light
    management team.

  • Preparation of finance's inputs for Boards papers detailing and analysing actual performance against budget

  • Develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function.

  • Market share and competitive analysis

  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with business partners and cross-functional
    teams at all levels of the organization

  • Playing a leading role in coaching and developing his/her team

    Desired Skills and Experience

  • 8+ years of experience with at least 3 years in a senior financial position

  • Professional accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA, ACA) and evidence of continuous
    professional development.

  • Previous financial modelling and data mining experience

  • An appreciation and a good understanding of macroeconomics and external factors affecting
    the business strategies adopted, and market serviced by d.light.

  • Ability to analyse and evaluate data for acceptability and correctness.

  • Analytical mind with strong orientation to financial analysis.

  • Experience in a fast-paced, highly analytical, entrepreneurial environment

  • Ability to work well independently as well as the ability to work well with stakeholders

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and ability to work as part of a team.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including sound presentational skills

  • Flexibility in resolving issues and addressing changing priorities

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; d.light Planning and Performance Manager Jobs in Kenya


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