Graduate/ Junior Analyst Opportunity at Cipla Medpro

By on March 4, 2016
Cipla Medpro is looking for a Graduate/ Junior Analyst to join the Finance division in Bellville, Western Cape.  The Junior Analyst is responsible for providing business finance support to the FP&A function. This is achieved by assisting the FP&A Manager in integrating financial needs while providing a Finance interface to the business.The key focus of the role will be to deliver, maintain and analyse data as required by the FP&A Manager in order to perform forecasting, budgets and analytics. Over and above this, the role will also focus to deliver insights that are aligned to business needs as well as assist with related FP&A requirements. This role will be focussed on the detail that forms the back-up of all required analytics.

Cipla is one of the largest generic and chronic medicines manufacturers with research, development and manufacturing facilities worldwide.


  • Matric;
  • Diploma/Degree in Financial Management, CIMA (Graduate with advanced Excel skills & analytical ability welcome to apply)
  • Exceptional Excel skills
  • Preferred experience: Working with financial and accounting software such as Pastel, Excel and Qlikview.
Duties & ResponsibilitiesBudgets & forecasts – P&L and Cashflows

  • Maintaining group budget – Local & Global formats
  • Tracking monthly actuals vs budget (per department)
  • Preparing monthly forecast files – P&L and cashflows
  • Setting up standard templates in order to make budgeting/forecasting process more efficient
  • Working closely with Global FP&A SA deligate to ensure compliance with Global requirements
  • Preparing strategy financials

Monthly Gross Profit analyses

  • Maintaining and analysing local & global Gross Profits per inventory item
  • Tracking actual Gross Profit vs budgeted Gross Profit and analysing reasons for variances
  • Calculation of cost of goods per inventory item, per source of supply
  • Analysing inventory levels at Distribution Centre

How to apply

Applications close on 08 March 2016. Click here to apply online

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