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  • Posted: Jun 7, 2023
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    We are a Pan-African group, inspired by the people we serve and determined to be a globally respected organisation of which Africa can be proud. As a financial services provider, we play an integral role in the economic life of individuals, businesses, and nations. We empower and enable – from investing in our employees to uplifting our communities and...
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    Finance MI Analyst

    About The Job

    Job Summary:

    • The Finance MI Analyst will be part of the Data Analytics team with the following main accountabilities:  
    • Develop an MI framework that will support the business with robust and reliable data to aid in management decision making with the objective of maximizing profitability.
    • Assist in developing business insights that constructively challenge the organization to refine its “where to play” and “how to win” choices to drive growth, improve profitability, and sustain competitive advantage
    • Produce daily, weekly and monthly reports which will cover all aspects of business and performance reporting.

    Job Description

    Business Analytics Time split : 40%

    • Applying analytics (descriptive, predictive, prescriptive) across functional reports
    • Assist in developing business insights that constructively challenge the organization to refine its “where to play” and “how to win” choices to drive growth, improve profitability, and sustain competitive advantage
    • Support in promoting data as a strategic asset for identifying growth opportunities as well as experimenting and testing new ideas with the aim of building new customers and revenue streams.
    • To monitor actual performance against target and to analyse variances.
    • Assist in the investigation of any anomalies in financial performance
    • To understand the key drivers of income & cost and develop and report financial and other performance measures required by local management & ARO Finance to monitor profitability of major products and of individual functions.
    • Providing input and assisting in the preparation and timely submission of Flash, Actual, MTP, STP and RAF to group.
    • Produce periodic reports which will cover all the aspects of the product life cycle including acquisition, portfolio performance, product profitability, credit and collections performance and operational related reports
    • Support in maintaining high quality of analysis and evaluation
    • Analysis of competitor data and economic trends to monitor performance and identify critical areas of focus.

    Management Information 30%

    • Proactively identify the MI needs of business partners and develop the necessary tools to meet these needs.
    • Provision of MI on an ongoing basis as and when requested by group and the local team.
    • Assist in the review of business cases for all investment projects undertaken by your business and to monitor benefits by gathering data on costs, benefits and returns.
    • Assist in the preparation of senior management presentations and decks
    • Ensure the integrity of Management information and support in maintaining high data quality.
    • Assist in ensuring correct mapping of product, segment and functional P & L and balance sheet in BRAINS and all Finance systems
    • Assist in group reporting, data and system management (TMI, SAP and other)
    • To respond to routine and ad hoc information requests.
    • Participate in any finance related activity as and when requested by Finance.
    • Ensure reports are completed within the specified requirements and the agreed SLAs and ensure the requestor understands any limitations
    • Prioritization of regular and ad hoc reporting to satisfy external and internal customers

    Performance Reporting 20%

    • Prepare daily, weekly and monthly financial reports for submission to local management and business functions
    • Ensure timeliness, accuracy and reliability of financial and management reports for decision making
    • Assist with the written and verbal articulation of Barclays Ghana’s performance
    • Liaise with finance business partners to ensure the integrity of functional reports
    • Assist in the preparation of any other value –adding reports and tasks

    Self-Development 5%

    • Develop and maintain own knowledge, expertise and professionalism.
    • Keep abreast of current developments in the banking industry including micro and macro-economic factors and trends
    • Meet personal training and development needs through relevant professional and commercial training and networking activities.
    • Champion his/her own performance development.

    Risk and Control 5%

    • Understand the appropriate Group and RoA Policies & Standards applicable to the role.
    • Understand and manage risks and risk events (incidents) thereby contributing to the adherence to the Group Risk and Control Framework.


    • Further Education and Training Certificate (FETC): Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Absa Group on to apply

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