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MFS Africa is the leading digital payments hub in Africa, enabling low-cost payments across the continent. The company works in close partnership with mobile network operators and financial institutions to bring simple and relevant payment services to unbanked people. MFS Africa connects over 320 million mobile money users across sub-Saharan Africa through its platform – the MFS Hub. As a B2B company, we enable cross-border payment for mobile money operators, banks, money transfer operators, large corporate and a growing number of SMEs. Our recent partnership with Visa will soon allow us to connect the MFS Hub to Visa.net, effectively connecting African consumers and businesses to the global digital economy. As a technology fintech company, we strive to automate everything we do and run world-class back-office operations spread between Johannesburg, Port-Louis, Accra and soon Nairobi. We also have a compliance team in Johannesburg, London and Port-Louis and are regulated by the FSC in Mauritius and the FCA in the UK.
We are looking for a revenue analyst to join the newly formed Credit arm of the Finance Team. The Finance Team functions across the organization, inclusive of Mobile Network Operators, Money Transfer Organizations, Enterprise clients as well as B.I.G (Banks, Institutions and Governments).
The revenue analyst will work closely with Commercial pricing and Commercial teams, IT and Finance teams in enhancing the calculations underpinning the revenue line, as well as ensuring precision in its implementation. Pricing analysis on credit lending terms may form part of the role at some stage.
This position is location agnostic, with the current team based in the UK, Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Mauritius, and South Africa.
The duties and responsibilities of the role will be as follows:
Enhancing the revenue line through analysis and insight, thereby ensuring greater competitiveness and profitability
Work with the Commercial team to understand and give input into the formulation of the pricing structures negotiated with partners
Ensure the pricing structures are accurately captured on the billing platform and are kept up to date
Engaging key stakeholders, attending relevant forums and committees, and staying abreast with company strategy and industry movements
Providing historical trend analysis of revenue figures by lines of business, geographical location etc., and discussing possible future trends with the commercial BU’s.
Working with the reconciliation and settlements team to ensure that the expected revenue line is reached within their processes
Ensuring revenues are captured accurately and timeously in the accounting system.
Ensuring calculations are implemented within the IT platforms with precision and sound testing, exception reporting quality control
Check that commissions and foreign exchange margins are calculated correctly by the billing platform, and discuss any changes required with the development team
Analytically minded, highly numerate and detail oriented
Strong critical thinking, research and problem-solving
Excellent verbal and written communication skills (Email, PowerPoint)
Highly proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
Well organized, structured, and methodical
Ability to engage stakeholders, providing insight
Innovative, open to new ways of doing things, thought leadership
Ability to work with big data as well as high volume, low value data preferred
Resilient, self-driven individual, holding accountability
Ability to multi-task and deliver under pressure
Adaptable, flexible, and comfortable working in an environment that is constantly evolving
Qualifications and experience
Minimum Bachelors’ Degree, preferably in Finance, Credit, Technology, Statistics or similar
At least 2 years of experience in a Finance or similar role
Sound analytics/financial analytics experience
Experience in ensuring that calculations are correctly embedded in IT platforms
Experience working remotely and/or in a globally dispersed team
Pan-African exposure is a bonus
Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.
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