• Full Time
  • Dar es Salaam
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Business Analyst




Job Description

Business Analyst
Specifically, the holder of this position is responsible for the following:

Prepare and submit timely and comprehensive weekly network sales, margins, purchase& pricing  analysis reports

  •   Collect and prepare weekly and monthly station sales reports per station, per region and per TM for all products and services with explanations in liaison with the TM
  • Prepare and analyze Network Pump Pricing reports liaise from the TM’s data & consolidate pricing proposals.
  • Examine on a monthly basis the trend of margins per product.
  • Collect and prepare monthly Retail Sales reports and explanations for variations with Budget.

To consolidate  data via the FCC systems that will be coming from the stations

  • Troubleshooting of the FCC system on the software issues and linking with the technical teams to resolve the matters.
  • Put in place KPI’s to evaluate the efficiency of the FCC systems installed
  • Train all the stakeholders that will either use or require the data from  FCC. Also train the station dealers who will be inserting data on the web based tool.

Coordinates with the optimizer to ensure optimization /reporting tools are maintained and provides training to  staff in the field for their use.

  • Takes part in Tm’s Business reviews & conducts regular tours with the Tms to understand the commercial approach
  • Coordinate with the optimizer to provide coaching for Tms in understanding financial analysis methodology &how to draw up the p&l.
  • Ensure all station expenses & revenues are properly booked in the NCA lines.
  • Create reporting  tools to be used in different  station analysis & train the concerned party on the uses of such tools.

Analyze stations  spending to ensure optimal levels of rent/expenses are financially advantageous

  • models the level of charges to be implemented based on the volume of business
  • monitors changes in the various monthly indicators for stations (fuel volumes, SFS sales and margin, WCR, cash).
  • Participate in suggesting cost reduction plans

Coordinate with the optimizer to prevent financial risks by examining and verifying financial situations and analysis of economic and sales performance conducted by TM’s:

  • suggests the amounts of economic aid to be paid out
  • ensures consistent processing of financial analyses
  • gives opinion on the continuation of contractual relations with the dealer
  • attends the credit committee to provide insight on dealer risk

Context and environment

  • High price competition hence low margins meaning that we must have very accurate data to assist in business decision making
  • Sales and market share and close analysis due to aggressiveness  by other players
  • Benchmarking the stations to the same level of operations.

Candidate profile

  • A Business related Degree is required: i.e. Accounting, Economics or Business Administration
  • Job Holder needs to be analytical and responsive with a good excel knowledge
  • Good Communication/ Inter personal Skills
  • Independent and transparent in communication
  • Background in Finance and accounting
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