Head of Financial Planning and Analysis

Head of Financial Planning and Analysis

Babban Gona is seeking a passionate, inspiring, and results-oriented leader to assume the role of Head of Financial Planning and Analysis. We are looking for those that have a passion for agriculture and desire to impact lives. This role will be a key asset in the future growth of Babban Gona. This individual will be leading the FP&A Department and will be spear-heading Babban Gona’s financial quarterly forecast, annual budgeting process, operating plan variance analysis and special projects. They will provide financial consulting and strategic support to senior management including preparing board presentations, financial presentations, capital expenditure analysis, industry/peer group comparisons, new business opportunities, acquisition analysis and other projects requested by senior management. This function acts as the analytical engine of the company to provide insights and support ‘optimal’ business decision making. The position reports to the Chief Financial Officer.

  • Title: Head of Financial Planning and Analysis
  •              Report: CFO
  •              Location: Lagos, Nigeria
  •              Suggested start date: Immediately


  •        Perform financial analysis for all business units (total of 4).
  •        Provide analytics for each business unit and track the progress of each business unit.
  •        Audit and manage accounts.
  •        Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses and capital expenditures.
  •        Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance.
  •        Oversee and manage the continued development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting, Operating Plan and Modeling tools.
  •        Ad-Hoc Reporting and Analysis.
  •        Implement and work with a Business Intelligence Tool and Dashboard reports.
  •        Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies and understand ROI in marketing. programs, menu pricing, new store rollouts as well as new projects.
  •        Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives.
  •        Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision-making purposes.


  •      A Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or a related field (Master’s degree in finance and/or MBA preferred).
  •   3-5 years of experience of working in a financial analysis/ planner role.
  •      Leadership ability to guide and get results from a team. Experience in multi-unit retail concepts preferred.
  •   Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  •      Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, results-oriented environment.
  •      Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity.


Compensation is competitive. Both compensation and benefits are negotiable, based on the candidate’s prior experience.

Send CV and Cover letter to: [email protected] Subject line: Head of Financial Planning and Analysis.