Senior Executive, Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst at Nielsen Company

 Nielsen Company is a global leader in measurement and information and we believe in providing our clients with a precise understanding of the consumer. We give insights into what consumers buy and watch to a multitude of our clients including Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Google, Diageo, Coca Cola and others.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Senior Executive, Financial Planning & Analysis AnalystRef No: 36420Location: Lagos, NGJob Type: Regular Reporting to: FP& A Lead, Africa & Middle EastRole SummaryThis role requires a commercially focused and detailed oriented individual with a strong analytical mind and ability to identify and strengthen areas of business risks and capitalise on opportunities. He/She should help in forecasting the right numbers and help achieve thoseResponsibilitiesKey member of Group FP&A team, driving management reporting and providing insights into the financials of the businessSupport FP&A leader in all areasAssist in driving the company profitability and growth by analyzing revenues and costs as well as new initiativesDrive improvements in reporting and forecasting process to achieve operational excellencePreparation and financial planning as part of budget and forecastPerforming management reporting and analysis as needed by Global Markets Group / management teamPart of defining and follow up of KPIs to reach agreed targetsWork closely with FP&A, FBP and Client service leadership and commercial teamsLink in with Consolidation teams on closing schedule, accounting services, and consolidated accounts, with focus on numbers making senseWork with Group Controller on compliance and governancePartner with Operational Controller and team (closing cut-off dates, journals, supporting documentation )Internal & External Audits 

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