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Finance Analyst

Glen Anil Durban, 4051 Durban, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 7, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Data Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time
At Derivco, we work alongside our clients who are considered giants in the industry, to create and develop the platform that hosts some of the best online casino games in the industry.

We are also Platinum partners with vendors such as Microsoft and we are proud to say we employ over 2,500 of the brightest minds across our offices in the USA, South Africa, UK, Spain, Malta, Sweden and Australia.

To work for Derivco means you will work with cutting-edge technology., in our designer offices. Our people are brilliant., our ideas fresh and our technology is trailblazing.

You will be inspired, challenged, and stimulated every day and you will receive an extraordinary number of high-fives - rewarded for work well done. A place where you will feel as if you have found your intellectual and creative home.

Sounds pretty awesome, right?

Derivco is an equal opportunities employer. We value people as individuals with diverse opinions, cultures, lifestyles and circumstances and we are committed to equality of opportunity and to providing a productive working environment free from unfair and unlawful discrimination.

Join Derivco as a Finance Analyst and be part of our dynamic team!

Are you a highly skilled and motivated individual with a passion for finance and analysis? Do you have a strong analytical mindset, exceptional problem-solving abilities, and a deep understanding of financial planning and analysis within the tech/e-commerce sector? If so, we want you to join our team at Derivco!

As a Finance Analyst, you will play a vital role in providing accurate and insightful financial information to support strategic decision-making and drive business growth. Your primary focus will be on budgeting, financial analysis, cost allocation, finance business partnering, and financial modelling.

  • Lead the budgeting process by collaborating with department heads to develop accurate and achievable annual operating plans and financial targets.
  • Conduct comprehensive financial analysis, including variance analysis, trend identification, and scenario modeling, to provide actionable insights for business leaders.
  • Perform cost allocation analyses to identify areas of cost optimization and efficiency improvements across the organization.
  • Be the custodian and interpreter of financial data for the business.
  • Collaborate with business units to develop and maintain financial models that support business forecasting, investment analysis, and decision-making.
  • Establish and maintain effective finance business partnering relationships with cross-functional teams, providing financial guidance and support for their strategic initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain accurate and timely financial reports, dashboards, and presentations for management, highlighting key performance indicators and areas of concern.
  • Support month-end and year-end close processes by ensuring the accuracy and completeness of financial data and assisting with preparing financial statements and management reports.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to streamline financial planning and reporting processes, leveraging automation and technology.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, market dynamics, and competitive landscape to provide relevant insights and recommendations.
  • Assist in ad-hoc financial analysis projects and support cross-functional teams as required.

Required skills and qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in financial planning and analysis, preferably within the tech/e-commerce industry.
  • Demonstratable knowledge of BI tools and ETL capability.
  • Advanced proficiency in financial modelling techniques and tools with expertise in Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong proficiency in budgeting, forecasting, financial modeling, and variance analysis.
  • Proven ability to build effective relationships and collaborate with stakeholders at all levels, including non-financial teams.
  • Excellent verbal, visual and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively present complex financial concepts to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to manage multiple priorities within deadlines.

Desirable skills and qualifications:
  • Solid understanding of accounting principles and financial statements.
  • Proactive mindset with a focus on process improvement and driving efficiency.
  • Strong business acumen and strategic thinking to contribute to business growth and profitability.
  • Cognos TM1, MagicOrange or other similar FP&A Tools

Why Join Derivco?
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth.
  • Competitive salary package and benefits.
  • Discretionary bonuses
  • Employee Wellness - eg.Onsite Gym/Gym allowance
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • School subsidies
  • Study assistance.
  • 3 o' Clock Friday (Monthly)
  • Daily meal & beverage subsidy
  • Company social events

Don't miss this opportunity to join a dynamic and growing company. Apply now and take the next step in your career!


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