Title:  Financial Planning & Analysis Specialist

Job ID:  93784
Country:  Ethiopia
City:  Addis Ababa
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Addis Ababa, AA, ET, 1000


We are JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we are present in 130 countries. We have spent years innovating, creating new and better products for the consumers to choose from. This is our business. But not only. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they are free to be themselves, and they are given the opportunity to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen.

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 80% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, nine years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

Learn more: jti.com

Position Purpose:

To supports the FP&A Manager in financial planning, reporting, and analysis. Responsibilities include conducting financial analysis, monitoring budgets, ensuring compliance, and assisting with ad hoc tasks. The position contributes to informed decision-making by providing essential financial insights.

Main responsibility:

  • Conduct thorough monthly and yearly financial analysis, including volumes, P&L, and Free Cash Flow, with detailed variance analysis.
  • Monitor month-end closing entries and ensure accuracy in collaboration with Entity Finance team.
  • Analyze actuals by cost centers promptly and accurately.
  • Collaborate with managers to deliver Annual plans, Latest Estimates, and Outlooks within set timelines.
  • Develop data input templates and ensure quality submissions.
  • Prepare data for system upload and create explanatory decks for stakeholders.
  • Work with functions on BAP Memos as per JTI Operating Guidelines.
  • Ensure timely BAP Memo submission and provide clear financial analysis.
  • Undertake additional tasks assigned by the FP&A Manager as needed.


Who are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • 4 - 5 years professional experience in multinational FMCG company in similar Financial Planning, Analysis, Budgeting, or similar functions.
  • Proficient in MS Excel and PowerPoint and outlook.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.


With demonstrated characteristic of:

  • Sound understanding of P&L and how initiatives translate to results in P&L
  • Willing and able to communicate with range of business partners and at various levels.
  • Able to manage deadlines under tight time pressure.
  • Ability to work with high level of details and see bigger picture.
  • Adaptable to changing requirements of the business.
  • Exposure in ERP such as Navision (preferrable)

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