[Vacancy]: Finance Business Partner Lead Needed at First Bank

February 9, 2024

Job Description


  • To facilitate periodic performance review sessions (Monthly/Quarterly Performance Reviews)
  • To analyze, report, and generate business insights on products, channels, customers, branches and Customer Profitability Reports) in the business areas of oversight.
  • To conduct competitive benchmarking, environmental scanning, and analysis to generate business insight and actionable recommendations for performance improvement.
  • To identify and assess MIS issues affecting the business and ensure their timely resolution.
  • To facilitate the implementation and maintenance of an effective MIS (Management Information System) reporting application that is accurate and fair in presenting business performance.
  • To ensure the integrity and completeness of accounts segmentation and ownership.
  • Review, analyze and provide insight on all performance reports/analytics and business insight required to monitor the BU performance, across channels, products, customers, locations etc.
  • Maintain an accurate, creditable and reliable MIS (Management Information System) system for the SBU performance reporting and ensure the integrity of account segmentation & ownership
  • Monitor and review the SBUs performance against budget, historical trend, and competition, provide appropriate insight to support required action and make recommendations for business improvement
  • Deliver all performance reports and analytics required to monitor the BU performance, across channels, products, customers, locations etc.
  • Facilitate periodic performance review sessions in the SBU overseen.
  • Drive and implement performance improvement and cost optimization initiatives.
  • Support the SBUs in crafting, defending and cascading their budgets and forecasts.
  • Participate in budgeting exercise to ensure adequate inputs and sensible assumptions by the budgeting team.
  • Support the establishment of clear, fair and measurable performance metrics, targets and accountabilities for all functions in the area of oversight.
  • Facilitate engagements on scorecards and other performance initiatives.
  • Facilitate performance clinic sessions with under-performing Group Heads, Business Development Managers and Business Managers and offer advise and guidance to improve business performance
  • Deliver periodic individual performance reports using Balanced Scorecard framework and resolve all issues arising from Scorecards, MIS and Budget within the BUs
  • Identify and drive processes for efficiency improvement and provide decision support to the Group Executives in the SBUs as may be required from time to time
  • Drive resolution of conflicts arising from scorecards, MIS, expense control, budget of SRF/SBUs
  • Engage Executives, Heads of Departments, Group Heads, Business Development Managers on their scorecard and performance issues and supervise all other individual scorecard engagements and resolutions.
  • Facilitate enlightenment/training sessions on scorecards and other performance initiatives.
  • Facilitate inter-departmental engagements between SBUs and SRFs as may be required to drive business process efficiency or performance improvement
  • Identify and implement process effectiveness and efficiency improvement initiatives
  • Act as Head of Department in the absence of Head, Business Performance Monitoring
  • Maintain the Security of all Information entrusted to the staff.
  • Any other responsibilities as may be assigned by Head, BPM



Minimum Education: 

  • First Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Science or Engineering.
  • Master’s Degree/Professional certification in Accounting or Finance (FCA, CFA or similar professional qualifications).


Minimum Experience:

  • Experience in MIS (Management Information System).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite and leading analytics tools, SQL, etc.
  • Experience in Finance or Accounting.
  • Minimum of 17 years’ relevant experience, in MIS, Finance or accounting role

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