MTN Manager - Financial Analysis FibreCo Jobs in South Africa

MTN Manager - Financial Analysis FibreCo Jobs in South Africa

Mission/ Core purpose of the Job

  • Manager – Finance Analysis FibreCo plays an important role in the fast-growing Finance team in Global Connect (GC) supporting high-quality financial analysis, business case support, and managing new Fibreco companies (fixed capacity business) across various geographies and Opco footprint.

  • This is a multifaceted role where it requires greater attention to details, strong financial analysis and presentation skills, financial risk management, Hyperion reporting, control governance together with experience in overall Finance operations to review and set up finance policies and procedures as per the Industry best practice.

    Key Performance Areas: Core, essential responsibilities / outputs of the position (KPA's)

    Manager – Finance Analysis FibreCo will be accountable to achieve the following objectives:

  • Work closely with CFO and SM Finance to drive GC Fibreco railroad strategy and subsea projects

  • Active engagement in various Due Diligence reviews and support CFO and SM Finance

  • Support setting up new fibreco across Africa footprint and ensure all financial controls in place

  • Monitor performance of the new FibreCo entities, ensure financial records maintained accurately, and support various finance needs

  • Financial reporting and consolidation of these reporting on a monthly basis

  • Review of new customer onboarding, credit check, and vetting

  • Support Sales and commercial team in building short and long term business plan

  • Review Opco fixed wholesale performance on monthly basis and ensure accurate reporting in Hyperion

  • Review of Pricing proposals submitted by GC Sales and Commercial team.

  • Support Transfer Pricing exercise related to fixed capacity business.

  • Review all entries that goes into IFS/ Oracle system on monthly basis for accurate reporting.

  • Approve financial entries posted in the IFS/Oracle accounting system.

  • Review and evaluate business cases submitted by the commercial team related to fibre railroad projects.

  • Support setting up KPIs for Business Unit heads on an annual basis and track performance against the target set.

  • Support Project Boost Finance transformation project implementation.

  • Ensure Fiber IRUs accounted accurately as per IFRS 16 Finance lease.

  • Manage and review Fiber capex budget on monthly basis.

  • Ensure all suppliers, partners paid on time and reconciled all payments.

  • Assess funding needs for fibre investments and prepare motivation.

  • Coordination with Opco wholesale team for reporting, business planning and analysis.

  • Periodic review of Finance policies and processes with the expansion of GC business.

  • Review existing processes and procedures to develop recommendations for improvement efforts.

  • Ensure investments are adequately insured and maintain the insurance register in collaboration with Group Insurance and BRM team.

  • Develop financial
    model for periodic impairment assessment of subsea and fibre investments.

  • Post-implementation reviews of major investment projects and ROI.

  • Utilizing BI tools in collaboration with the Global Connect strategy team to delivery meaningful insights into business performance.

  • Periodic assessment of existing customers on their credit performance and advise senior management the course of actions as per the Finance policy.

  • Assist SM Finance and CFO in various decision making process.

  • Review various contracts and Service Order Forms and brief CFO prior to final sign off.

  • Participate in monthly business review meetings.

  • A key member of various cross-functional projects.

  • Validate various payments to suppliers/partners as and when requested by SM Finance.

  • Any additional tasks and duties as assigned by Management time to time.

    Role Deliverables

  • Monthly management Reporting (individual entity wise and consolidated), Hyperion reporting, Business planning, Business case review, pricing proposal feedback, Impairment Assessment Model, Post-implementation review updates, Financial Policy and procedures manual, Risk profiling of customers and rating, New FibreCo financial performance report.

    Role Dependencies

  • Opco support

  • MTN GC Operational manual

  • System capabilities and functionalities

    Job Requirements (Education, Experience and Competencies)


  • 4-year Accounting/Finance degree in a recognized university

  • Fully Qualified CA / CPA/ ACMA (CIMA) /ACCA
    Postgraduate (in Finance) or MBA would be plus


  • 5+ years of relevant experience in the telecom business FP&A area is a must.

  • Hyperion reporting and analysis experience is a must.

  • Finance Operation experience.

  • Experience in Audit environment coupled with commercial background.

  • Setting up Financial policies and procedures.

  • Financial Risk management.

  • Experience in business support systems (Billing, BI dashboard).


  • Attention to details.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Understanding of various Finance Operations.

  • Key understanding of Telecom products and services.

  • Sound up to date IFRS knowledge and latest developments around IFRS 16, Impairment.

  • High-caliber communication and presentation skills (both written and verbal) to efficiently manage stakeholders within MTN Global Connect.

  • Ability to work multiple priorities in parallel.

    How to Apply

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