Assistant Manager Business Planning & Analysis – TELENOR PAKISTAN – Islamabad

About the role:
AM Business Planning will support the Business Performance Management team in working closely with company financials, preparing forecasts and ensuring timely & accurate reporting with analysis to group and internal management. This position reports to Sr Manager Business Planning and Support Functions.

Your Impactful Goals will include:
Delivery of quarterly forecast and annual strategic financial plan for the business
Preparation of comprehensive analysis to provide a solid basis for decision-making
Preparation and delivery of various presentations to Management and Group Stakeholders
Liaison with stakeholders both within and outside Finance for various deliverables
Bring innovation and more insights into the process and presentation of performance management

Your Typical day at work
Preparing and Consolidating Quarterly forecast and Annual Strategy for Telenor Pakistan. This covers P&L, Balance sheet and Free Cashflows and further requires driver-based analysis and comprehensive presentations for management reviews
Supporting in Executing the Performance Management Framework driven by Group and Local Management via various forums such as close the gap and divisional target setting
Preparation of well-crafted presentations, effective storyline and comprehensive analysis for Finance Management, Top Management and Telenor Group / Asia Hub on frequent basis
Representing finance in Liaison with multiple stakeholders across the company for efficient and effective management of deliverables / forums
Effectively carrying out ad-hoc analysis as demanded by management to support decision making and to provide key insights
Prepare and ensure, accurate and effective reporting of actuals on a monthly/quarterly/adhoc basis
Continuous improvement in Way of Work via financial modelling, simplification of tasks, enhanced well-equipped dashboarding and bringing a fresh perspective in routine deliverables

What we are looking for?
Education: ACCA, CA (Finalist) or Masters Degree in business and/or finance
Work experience: Industry experience of Minimum 2 years in Analytical roles (Telecom and/or Business Planning experience is preferred)

Potential Career Path:
Being a part of this team, the candidate will gain:
Strong understanding of the company financials and its performance
Opportunity to interact with group and management
Strong analytical capabilities and ability to convert numbers into insights and decisions
Robust presentation & communication skills
The candidate can eye a potential growth path in Business Planning & Analysis, other finance teams and Analytical roles in other divisions

Functional Skills / Knowledge Areas:
Following are a must have for the candidate :-
Sound knowledge of Finance and Accounting
Good Microsoft Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Teams)
Excellent analytical skills such as variance, trend, forecast and driver based analysis
Good understanding of the revenue/cost drivers of a typical mobile operator
Ability to dig deeper into details to understand the ‘drivers behind the numbers’
Excellent communications skills with proficiency in Verbal & Written English language
Ability to multi-task, manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize/deprioritize on-the-go
Good Time-management and follow-up skills
Self-drive ability and motivation to undertake responsibilities and work without supervision
Motivation to learn, explore and stay flexible in the way of work
Ability to bond and adjust within the team and department

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