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Job category: Other: FMCG, Retail, Wholesale and Supply Chain Location: Cape Town Contract: Permanent Remuneration: Market Related Introduction To assist the Business Unit Financial Manager with providing the business with a sound system of performance management that is aligned with the achievement of company wide financial goals and balanced scorecard. To optimize the ongoing and sustainable profit performance of the decision by providing the necessary decision-making framework and support. · Assist the Business Unit Financial Manager with month end reporting. Variances to budget and last year are analysed and recommendations are made to correct or improve FBH profitability. · Assist the Business Unit Financial Manager with effective planning in the form of an annual budget which is regularly updated with a forecast. Liaise with the BU stakeholders to provide accurate, consolidated budgets and forecasts for the BU. · Budget & forecast variances are analysed and recommendations are made to correct or improve FBH profitability. · Assist the Business Unit Financial Manager with in-depth analyses which are performed on key financial risk / opportunity areas in the business. The financial levers are understood and communicated to the business together with clear recommendations. · Assist the Business Unit Financial Manager with expense reports and variance analyses on BU cost centres. Identify cost management opportunities – processes or expenses- for ensuring a sound return for shareholders and make recommendations on how these should be dealt with. · Prepare and maintain / update performance scorecards on a monthly basis. · Assist the Business Unit Financial Manager with reviewing business initiatives to ensure that they meet the required returns. Support is provided to the BU to present these cases to the Investment Committee. Implementation is reviewed to ensure delivery of benefits. · Positive feedback from FBH Group GM’s and the trading teams that there has been an effective contribution to financial performance. · Play an effective role in the Finance team to ensure the combined delivery of the Finance Strategy. “As a proud South African brand, Woolworths is committed to transformation. Meeting our employment equity goals will be taken into account in our recruitment decisions” · Able to develop and use financial models and to define key profit drivers. · Able to explain financial models to line management. · Able to use models for ongoing Business Unit performance assessment and management. · Able to develop and produce clear financial management information. · Able to analyze financial information and make clear recommendations for improvement. · Able to inspire and motivate others around them · Able to effectively use latest decision support technologies (e.g. Hyperion, Cognos, Excel) MINIMUM QUALIFICATION · Relevant Financial qualification – B Comm or similar articles / experience. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED · 5 year post qualifying experience Woolworths is an equal employment opportunity company that is committed to inclusion and diversity

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