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  • Posted: Aug 17, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • MultiChoice South Africa's activities involve the operation of Pay-Television and internet subscriber platforms. The MultiChoice South Africa group includes the digital satellite Pay-Television business ("DStv"), which has been in operation since 1995. Other businesses in the group are; M-Net (delivers thematic channels and exclusive content to DSt...
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    Senior Finance Analyst – Revenue & Subscribers - CA(SA) with Financial Modelling

    Purpose of the Position:

    • Responsible for supporting directors and heads of departments in planning and reporting and analysis of results.

    Key Performance Objectives


    Perform Financial Planning and Analysis

    • Facilitate the budget and forecast process for the Business Unit and ensure it aligns with objectives
    • Proactively partner with the business to identify and evaluate opportunities to improve performance and ensure that change initiatives are implemented
    • Prepare monthly, interim and year-end reporting packs for divisions and company, including financial performance and variance analyses of actuals against plans, forecasts, prior periods etc.
    • Develop financial models (3-way financial statement models and scenario specific models) and non-financial models based on macro and micro factors to assess viability of strategic initiatives and undertake scenario analysis and sensitivity analysis
    • Continuous improvement of existing models built with refinement for changes in drivers and technological enablers
    • Recommending and implementing processes for improvements to budgets and forecast practices. Analyse historical information to build financial models and to prepare budgets and forecast information based on financial, operational and industry-related metrics
    • Develop benchmarks and key performance indicators
    • Develop dashboards and reporting tools for performance tracking
    • Provide meaningful ad hoc financial analysis, including modelling activities for commercial transactions, as required
    • Participate in business unit financial and operational projects as required
    • Attend monthly finance meetings for results review
    • Work with corporate data analytics team to set up and further improve reporting for the business unit
    • Work with the shared services, data analytics and revenue assurance team to develop tools, recons and models (e.g. revenue reasonability models) for analyzing month-end revenues to inform budget and forecasts
    • Budget and forecast of Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash flows
    • Budgeting for capex to enable detailed analysis and commentary
    • 24 month Treasury cash flow forecasts
    • 24 month rolling forecasts of Income Statement and Cash Flow Statement
    • Initiation and approval of SGA expenses to confirm validity and availability of budget


    • CA (SA) with Big 4 audit firm articles preferred

    Experience / Skills

    • Minimum 5 - 8 years post article relevant experience in a similar role
    • Experience in complex financial modelling for revenue and costs is essential
    • Sound knowledge of IFRS and Taxation rules
    • SAP system experience
    • Advanced excel skills


    • Speed and accuracy with figures
    • Strong financial skills and modelling experience is critical
    • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Power Point
    • Problem solving capabilities and decision-making abilities
    • Ability to communicate ideas via reports and presentations, outlining findings and making recommendations
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential
    • Meticulous attention to detail
    • Systematic and analytical thinking
    • A desire to build on commercial and industry knowledge
    • Deadline and results driven and able to work in a pressurized environment by being flexible and agile
    • Time management to ensure effective delivery of priorities
    • Pro-activeness and ability to plan ahead
    • Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management and relationship skills Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Well-organised and self-directed individual
    • Ability to think and move quickly in a dynamic fast-moving environment
    • Team player
    • Conflict management
    • Risk management

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to MultiChoice on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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