ASTRA Food Co
Budgeting & Reporting Manager
April 2012 — January 2014
§ Create and recommend budgeting techniques and procedures and distribute to Business Units & Branches.
§ Initiate and coordinates the annual budgeting process throughout ASTRA Food.
§ Create the annual budget guidelines, standards, time schedule and underlying assumptions, with the templates needed and send to be filled by the business units & Branches.
§ Oversee the adherence of the Branches’ related personnel to communicated guidelines
§ Guide and assist Branches’ concerned personnel in the preparation of their assumptions and budgets.
§ Prepare monthly, quarterly, semi-annually and year-end budgeting versus actual reports along with all necessary explanations on large variances for Board’s review and approval.
§ Consolidate ASTRA FOOD budgeted figures.
§ Compile, review and prepare consolidated budget for ASTRA FOOD and business units (i.e. capital expenditure, operating and cash flows)
§ Consolidated short/long term financial planning for ASTRA FOOD and the Business Units.
§ Analyse records of current and historical operations, trends and costs, projected and realised revenues, administrative commitments, and obligations incurred as well as assess future revenues and expenses.
§ Liaise with business development to perform financial analysis and budgeting activities for new business activities and prepare reports to be presented to the Chief Executive Officer & Board of Directors.
§ Tabulate statistical data for presentation in various budget reports.
§ Meet with related personnel of the Business Units to discuss progress of work, resolve problems and assure that quality standards of work are met.
§ Creation of templates and procedures.
§ Developing financial modelling and running ration and sensitivity analysis.
§ Make a key contribution to the monitoring of business performance.