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Senior Financial Planning and Analysis Manager - Dubai, UAE

  • Location: United Arab Emirates
  • Salary: Up to UAE Dirhams420000 per annum per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 4 months ago

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Contact: Rita Rawda
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 16 February 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -012022-466713

About the client: Our client is an international payments solutions company that is looking to hire an FP&A Manager and a Senior FP&A Manager to be based in Dubai, UAE.

Job Responsibilities:

1. Responsible for assigned FP&A activities and Management Reporting (including costs & capex)

2. BAU activities would include:

a. Responsible for preparation of all templates and straw man packs for the above

b. Aggregation / Consolidation of:

i. Budgets

ii. Forecasts

iii. Monthly Reporting - Day 1 Pack, Monthly board pack, Capex spends

c. Preparation and ownership of the monthly GCEO pack

d. Responsibility for owning the consolidated Profitability Packs, Model and allocation methodology, with support from business partner teams

e. Preparation and owning the cost reporting - monthly cost packs to all Central functions cost owners outlining month and YTD actual costs vs. Budget / Latest Forecast / Previous Year

f. Tracking the capex spend vs budget for all major projects and subsequent preparation of the capex pack on a monthly basis

g. Liaising with the PMO team to lead the cross charge process across departments

h. Provision of all analytical reporting and support to the external reporting team

i. Delivering consistency in reporting across the business - consistent view of P&L, reporting, profitability etc.

3. Business Partnering support for all central cost functions

4. Any shareholding reporting

5. Building a repository of historical financial information based on business inputs

6. All group wide analysis and/or Ad-hoc reporting to be undertaken by this team with support from respective business units

Minimum Qualifications:

· Qualified accountant [CA / ACCA / CPA or similar]

· 6+ years' prior relevant experience

· Holding a similar role for a bank or financial services Company with regional experience

Job-Specific Skills:

· Experience in the Financial Services Sector

· Experience in Financial Planning and analysis (FP&A) at group level is preferred

· Ability to challenge and review with an analytical mindset

· Financial Planning and Analysis through leading budgeting and forecasting cycles

· A good understanding of "best in class" reporting