Wakanow is Africa’s leading, full-service online travel company. At Wakanow, we understand that everyone likes easy and affordable travel services, so we provide our customers with a one-stop booking portal for Flights, Hotels, Visa Assistance, Holiday Packages, Airport Transfers, an international Travel SIM, a Prepaid Travel Card, a Loyalty program, and much more.

Job Position: Group Financial Planning and Analysis Manager – Data Analytics Competence

Job Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

  1. The FP&A Manager with Data Analytics Competence is a pivotal role in our finance department. This position combines financial planning, analysis, and data-driven insights to assist senior management in making informed business decisions.
  2. With a strong emphasis on data analytics, the FP&A manager is expected to produce forward-looking financial models, offer strategic guidance, and provide actionable insights to drive growth and operational efficiencies.

Financial Planning & Forecasting:

  1. Lead annual budgeting and regular forecasting processes.
  2. Collaborate with business units to develop financial models for new projects and ventures.
  3. Analyse and interpret financial results compared to budgets and forecasts.

Data Analytics & Insights:

  1. Use advanced analytical techniques and tools to analyse large datasets, identifying trends, anomalies, and predictive patterns.
  2. Provide data-driven insights to support business decision-making processes.
  3. Work closely with IT and data teams to ensure the availability, quality, and accuracy of key data sources.


  1. Produce regular and ad-hoc financial reports and dashboards for senior management.
  2. Develop clear visual presentations to convey complex financial data and analytics insights.

Strategic Analysis:

  1. Conduct scenario modelling, ROI analysis, and profitability analysis on various business initiatives.
  2. Provide recommendations to senior management based on financial and data-driven insights.


  1. Partner with various departments, understanding their needs and providing financial expertise.
  2. Work closely with accounting teams to ensure accurate financial reporting.

Process Improvement:

  1. Continuously evaluate and improve FP&A processes, implementing best practices and new technologies where beneficial.
  2. Enhance data analytics capabilities within the finance department.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Business, Data Science, or a related field; an MBA or relevant certification (ACA, ACCA, CFA, FMVA) is an advantage.
  2. Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in FP&A roles with a strong focus on data analytics.
  3. Proficient in advanced financial modelling and forecasting techniques.
  4. Strong experience with data analytics tools such as Python, R, SQL, and BI tools like Tableau or Power BI.
  5. Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  6. Outstanding communication skills, with the ability to present data-driven insights in a clear and compelling manner.
  7. Strong team player with the ability to work autonomously

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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