Samantha M.

Data Analytics | Financial Planning | Pharmaceuticals

South Africa

Experienced Senior Financial Planning Analyst with a demonstrated history of working in the FMCG and pharmaceuticals industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Business Planning, Microsoft Office, Year-end Clo...see more

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Distribution


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Cluster Lead for Global Brands: Senior FP&A Analyst

Aspen Global Incorporated - Mauritius
4 years
Current position
Mar 2019 - Present
Key contributor of the Group Finance reporting and financial planning process; inclusive of the annual budgeting process, quarterly forecasts and multiple reports to various stakeholder...see more

Team Lead: Performance Management

1 year
Oct 2017 - Mar 2019
Team lead Performance Management for South East Africa and Future Markets. Financial planning and perfomance analytics.

Supply Chain Finance Accountant

2 years
Nov 2014 - May 2017
My role is to partner my colleagues in Supply Chain by handling all Supply chain Indirect costs related matters and issues including to say the least budget preparation, cost monitoring...see more

CD Finance Officer: Projects

5 months
May 2014 - Oct 2014
Worked on Projects for General trade customers to improve profitability and effectiveness of their operations.

Customer Service Excellence: Warehouse and Logistics Excellency

Unilever Zimbabwe Limited
3 months
Jan 2014 - Apr 2014
1.Reviewing Warehousing Practises and Recommending models to support lean working capital 2. Picking efficiency Reviews and r...see more

Key Accounts Manager: Shoprite Account

9 months
Mar 2013 - Dec 2013
Managing Shoprite as a customer for Unilever Malawi Limited. Negotiating trading terms, promotion deals and selling to the customer monthly while managing all other issues such as in-st...see more

Unilever Future Leaders Program: Management Trainee

3 years
Jan 2012 - Jan 2015
• 13 months: Brand Building Finance Business Partner, Kenya • 10 months: Customer Development, Sales & CD Operations, Customer Marketing, Malawi • 9 months: Finance Customer Development...see more

Tax Intern

Greenwoods Chartered Accountants
4 months
Oct 2010 - Feb 2011
Filing, checking and completing tax returns, posting letters to clients, liaison with SARS, general office errands. All duties as assigned by supervisor

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Distribution


  • Project Management
  • Management
  • Finance
  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial Reporting
  • Forecasting
  • Business Planning
  • Strategic Financial Planning
  • Internal Controls
  • Analytics
  • Financial Planning
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Forecasting
  • Strategy Development
  • Pricing
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Data Analytics