Financial / Market Analyst at Wananchi Group

On Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Job Title: Financial / Market Analyst

Location: Nairobi
Employment Status / Type: Permanent
Position Reporting to: Chief Product Officer

Job Purpose / Summary:

The Financial/Market Analyst is responsible for detailed financial analysis of the products, services (costs and margins), campaigns, promotions and customer offers to facilitate informed decisions and budget compliance

This will also involve analysing the market in terms of the markets/regions we operate in and the competitive offerings, campaigns and competitor activities. 

Key Roles:
  • Detailed interpretation and presentation of costs and margins for existing services to ensure budget compliance and cost control, to include:
  • Content costs/margins, by channel, by pack, by bundle etc.
  • Financial support and analysis for content negotiations
  • Telephony usage /Tariff analysis for new service offers
  • Sales offers / upsell campaign analysis i.e. margin impact of free installs, free subscriptions etc. and relative success of varying campaigns versus each other and budgets
  • Analysis of above and below the line campaigns/activities
  • Departmental Budget preparations and adherence
  • Contribute to Customer projections/ sales and upsell forecasts for budget preparations
  • Competitive data analysis alongside Marketing and Programming
  • Maintenance of regular reports and performance and ad hoc analysis
  • Degree educated
  • Professional accountancy qualifications (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) or similar financial experience

  • 1-2 years in Telecoms/media industry preferably
  • Development of successful new business plans, strategic planning and financial planning
  • Technophile approach to new technological paradigms
  • Financial Competence
  • Ability to build, evaluate and interpret complex financial models
  • Understanding of budgeting and accounting principles
Key Skills
  • Analytical thinking with a structured approach
  • Ability to communicate complex data in a simple way
  • Results orientated
Strategic analytics
  • Competence at using a range of strategic frameworks including market sizing, value chain analysis, hypothesis driven analytics, and customer segmentation.
  • Understanding of strategic threats and opportunities from new and existing platforms and technologies
  • Ability to interpret consumer trends and understand implications for platforms and services
Applications to be sent to [email protected]

Deadline: 11th September 2013 COB.

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