Finance Analyst Marketing & CVM – MultiChoice South Africa – CA(SA) – 2100396.

September 7, 2021
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Job Description

Finance Analyst Marketing & CVM – MultiChoice South Africa – CA(SA) – 2100396



Finance Analyst Marketing & CVM – MultiChoice South Africa

The Organisation

The MultiChoice Group is a multinational media and entertainment group headquartered in South Africa, Dubai and the Netherlands with principal operations in pay television, video entertainment, advertising and content security. Brands within the Group include DStv, GOtv, SuperSport, M-Net, DStv Media Sales, Showmax and European-based content security leader Irdeto. We’re proud to say we serve 20 million subscribers across more than 50 African markets, with a successful history of identifying and adapting to industry trends, allowing us to continuously deliver the best in entertainment.

Key areas of operations are:

Storytelling ranging from content creation, production and aggregation including the best global general entertainment, sport and eminent African content library, delivered to customers
Pay Television: direct-to-home satellite and digital terrestrial television services;

SVOD: subscription video on demand services across multiple online platforms with a focus on library and local content in developing markets, and
Advertising: providing dynamic media solutions; handling commercial airtime, on-air sponsorships, content integration, and online sales across a variety of 130+ channel brands on linear TV, VOD, social media, and digital platforms.

The group’s strength lies in its focus on local language and culture, its entrepreneurial spirit and the quality of its workforce. MultiChoice Group has a successful history of identifying trends early, adapting them for the markets in which it operates and leveraging them to maximum advantage. The group generates revenues primarily through subscription model, with a growing contribution from advertising revenue.

Its key objectives are to:

Expand Pay TV, SVOD subscriber base and Advertising sales
Focus on investment and technology
Maintain a local approach
Provide quality service
Attract innovative and motivated employees

Position Name

Finance Analyst Marketing & CVM

Position ID

Reports to Finance Manager

Division Finance


Number of Direct Reports

Key Customers

Business unit directors and HODs


Based in South Africa, Johannesburg, Randburg

Purpose of the Position:

Responsible for supporting directors and heads of departments in planning and reporting and analysis of results. Reporting assistance on month end, budget and forecast activities for the business unit

Key Performance Objectives


Perform Financial Planning and Analysis

Prepare the budget and forecast based on inputs and engagement with the Business Unit. The budget should fairly reflect the cost of operations, manage costs effectively and align expenditure to key strategic focus areas of the company
Proactively partner with the business to identify and evaluate opportunities to improve performance and ensure that change initiatives are implemented
Cash flow management through preparation of 24-month treasury forecasts and tracking that actual outcomes align to forecasts
Provide meaningful ad hoc financial analysis as required
24 month rolling forecasts of Income Statement and Cash Flow Statement
Approval of SGA expenses to confirm validity and availability of budget
Policy compliance custodian for the business unit
Participate in business unit meetings to provide feedback on results and impact of business plans
Prioritise and manage business demands and business partner expectations
Provide support to the Business Unit on all Finance related matters and participate in monthly finance meetings for results review
Responsible for providing financial data and calculations to Shared Services to process accounting entries
Reporting assistance during critical during critical periods including month end and, Budgets and forecasts which includes:
Preparation, completion, loading and reporting of intercompany transactions and clearing of mismatches with group entities.
Setup, running and consolidation of reports and analysis during the budgeting and forecasting process.
Content Scenario planning consolidation and reporting
Assistance on regulatory submissions
Assistance on month end processes and reconciliations


Experience / Skills

Minimum 2 years relevant experience in a similar role
Sound knowledge of IFRS and Taxation rules
SAP system experience an advantage
Advanced excel skills


Attention to detail
Analytical thinking
Deadline driven
Results driven
Interpersonal skills
Able to work in a pressurized environment
Decision making
Team player
Conflict management
Risk management
Flexibility and adaptable

Job: Functional

Primary Location: ZAF-GT-Randburg

Organization: MultiChoice South Africa

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 07-09-2021

Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External: 13-09-2021