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Finance Business Partner (OSS)

NSC Global
Cape Town City Centre Cape Town Cape Town Region, South Africa
Closing date
May 23, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Business Partner
Contract Type
Full Time
nsc} is a multi-national technology managed services and infrastructure provider that helps international clients solve their challenges. Our aim is to be the partner of choice in the services we provide to our clients. A strategy that is working and had created a £150m turnover profitable company.

We currently have over 1,500 plus employees across the globe, and with our trusted partner network we can operate in over 150 countries solving our clients need.

Our clients are larger well known organisations demanding a capable and trusted partner to solve challenging technical, process and cost concerns. Our business units (BU'S) are: Procurement & Logistics (PLS), Global Onsite Customer Care (GOCC), Operational Support (OSS), Global Field Engineering Services (GFES), Transformation Services (TS) and Global Client Service Delivery (GCSD).

This is an exciting “hands on” role reporting into the Head of Planning and Analysis in the UK, with dotted line reporting to the OSS Business Unit Head based in the Czech Republic. It is a commercial role providing financial oversight for most profitable business unit in the NSC group as well as supporting regional sales teams on the commercial evaluation of sales opportunities.

The role encompasses the following functions:
  • Partnering with the OSS business unit lead, Project Managers, and the Sales team to ensure an accurate and up to date forecast for the OSS business unit.
  • Financial control of all ongoing projects, reviewing actual against forecasted performance, and identifying remedial actions to improve business unit performance where appropriate.
  • Commercial evaluations on future deals and sales opportunities including review of contracts and subsequent accounting and reporting requirements.
  • Assisting the Financial Accounting teams at month end to ensure accurate results, correcting any errors and reviewing the results with the BU Head.
  • Continual identification and implementation of process improvements to enhance the accuracy of financial information.

Key Competencies

  • Minimum 3 years experience in a commercial finance / business analyst role, partnering senior non- finance business managers
  • Solid understanding of accounting principles (e.g., accruals, deferrals and revenue recognition)
  • Working understanding of the financial statements (i.e., main components of each and how the statements link to each other)
  • Advanced Excel skills - this role would suit a candidate that is comfortable and enjoys working with large complex data sets

  • Good communicator with the ability to effectively communicate financial matters with non-financial colleagues
  • Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail
  • Independent and proactive, a desire to improve processes and performance
  • Commercial Acumen and Business Partnering skills
  • Ability to work with a global team

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