Financial Analyst

Posted on February 24th, 2021 | 3 days left to apply | 38 views

Our Company:

If you are looking to join a team where your opinion is valued, your contributions are noticed, and enjoy working with fun and talented people from all over the world then this is the place for you.

If you have a desire to work in an organisation that is:

  • Passionate about its people
  • Focused on delivering the very best tech to our customers
  • Offering the flexibility to work how and where you are most successful
  • Obsessed with our customer’s success
  • The leading SaaS platform to automate partnerships - affiliate, influencer, technology partners, and more!
  • Entrepreneurial in spirit with a culture that rewards collaboration and curiosity
  • Obsessed with making a difference in business and to the wider community  

Impact is the global leader in Partnership Automation, working with innovative brands like Ticketmaster, Levi’s, Microsoft, Airbnb, and Uber to help them manage their online affiliate, influencer, brand to brand, and content partnerships. The Impact Partnership Cloud covers the full life partnership lifecycle including onboarding, tracking ads and paying partners, recruiting for new partners, data and marketing intelligence, and protection from fraud. Founded in 2008, Impact has grown to over 500 employees and ten offices across Europe, the United States, Africa, and Asia so there is plenty of opportunity for growth and advancement.

Your Role at Impact:

Exciting opportunity for a newly qualified CA(SA) to join the market leader in Partnership Automation as a Financial Analyst.

Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) is instrumental in helping to drive the decision making for Impact globally and acts as the analytical engine of our finance team to provide insights, high quality reporting and support business decision making. You will be a key functional member of Impact’s financial forecasting, annual budgeting processes, operating plan variance analysis and special projects.

You will be a key functional member of Impact’s financial forecasting, annual budgeting processes, operating plan variance analysis, and special projects.

What You'll Do:

  • Prepares financial and business related analysis and research in such areas as financial and expense performance, cost of sales, cash flow forecasting, and working capital
  • Prepares consolidated forecasts and budgets and analyzes trends in revenue, expense, capital expenditures and other related areas
  • Financial instruments accounting
  • Assist with updating the company’s forecasting model monthly with information from the accounting systems and updating expense and revenue forecasts based on actual business events and timelines
  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance this involves updating the company dashboards and providing analysis
  • Develop financial models and analysis to support strategic initiatives
  • Compiles and prepares reports, graphs and charts of data developed
  • Assists with special financial and business related studies and cooperates with other departments in preparing analyses
  • Assist with compilation and analysis of consolidated budgets and long range plans
  • Maintains and coordinates group completion of financial review templates and meetings
  • Prepare presentations to Board of Directors and Senior Management Team
  • Ad hoc analyses, as needed
  • Support functional area leaders in development of their annual Expense and Capital budgets
  • Provide monthly financial reporting and variance analysis
  • Ensure budget holders understand their performance vs. budget
  • Develop comprehensive monthly forecasts, with input from budget holders on all assumptions
  • Work with budget holders to rebalance their plans, in response to changes in business priorities
  • Prepare revised Quarterly Budgets for the company as the fiscal year progresses from each quarter to the next
  • Monthly, prepare company forecasts in collaboration with cross-functional team members and provide explanations for variances from prior expectations
  • Develop business cases in support of new investment opportunities, and work with cross-functional teams to develop comprehensive initiative budgets
  • Develop, track, and analyze key operational metrics for each functional area

What You Have:

  • Newly qualified CA(SA) with Big Four audit firm experience (preferred)
  • Relevant working experience within finance/audit/advisory/investment banking sectors (preferred)
  • B.Com/B.Sc Degree or relevant financial qualification
  • Experience preparing management accounts and financial statements
  • Experience in financial analysis and modelling
  • Strong understanding of accounting
  • Problem solver, highly analytical, results oriented, timeliness, attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high energy and high responsibility environment
  • Excellent communication skills, able to present at board level
  • Influencing and Negotiation: Ability to influence at all levels, as well as a demonstrated ability to work effectively within a team and be assertive in driving successful management strategies
  • Relationship Management: Able to build constructive and effective relationships with a broad and diverse group of business partners
  • Communication Skills: Demonstrates strong listening, written and oral communication skills

Benefits/Perks:

  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • Take the time off that you need. We are truly committed to a positive work-life balance, recognising that it is important to be happy and fulfilled in both
  • Training & Development
  • Learning the advanced partnership automation products
  • Medical Aid and Provident Fund 
  • Group schemes with Discovery & Bonitas for medical aid
  • Group scheme with Momentum for provident fund
  • Stock Options4-year vesting schedule pending Board approval
  • 4-year vesting schedule pending Board approval
  • Internet Allowance
  • Flexible work hours
  • Casual work environment

Impact is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, genetics, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity or non-binary or nonconformity and/or status as a trans individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, marital, parental and/or familial status, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

At Impact our culture is our soul. We are passionate about our people, our technology, and are obsessed with customer success. Working together enables us to grow rapidly, win, and serve the largest brands in the world. We use cutting edge technology to solve real world problems for our clients and continue to pull ahead of the pack as the leading SaaS platform for businesses to automate their partnerships and grow their revenue like never before. We have an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture where ambition and curiosity is rewarded. If you are looking to join a team where your opinion is valued, your contributions are noticed, and enjoy working with fun and talented people from all over the world..then this is the place for you. Impact is the global leader in Partnership Automation. We work with enterprise and innovative brands like Ticketmaster, Levi’s, Microsoft, Airbnb, and Uber to help them manage all different types of partnerships. From social influencers, B2B, strategic partners, publishers, and traditional affiliates, we have them covered. Our combined suite of products covers the full life partnership lifecycle including onboarding, tracking ads and paying partners, recruiting for new partners, data and marketing intelligence, and protection from fraud. Founded in 2008 by the same team that founded Commission Junction, Impact has grown to over 500 employees and ten offices across the United States, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
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