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Finance Senior Specialist - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Salary: Negotiable per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 4 months ago

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Contact: Rita Rawda
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 23 February 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -012022-467283

About the role: Reporting to the Commercial Finance Manager you will be providing business partnering support for senior stakeholders across a project life cycle. This high visible and high impact role will lead on project analysis, management and reporting on strategic projects by utilizing various BI tools & systems. In addition, this person will support key business transformation initiatives focused on optimizing performance. You will need to have an inquisitive mind and a can-do attitude to operate in this top tier consultancy firm.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • You have advanced and in-depth knowledge of Project Accounting and can leverage your experiences to ensure best practice operations
  • Supporting DSO management throughout a project life cycle. Ensuring working capital and DSO days are optimized. Overall responsibility of contracting, client deliverables invoicing and excellent understanding of commercial T&Cs.
  • You are great at building trusting and close connections with internal and external stakeholders of all levels in your area of focus to shape business outcomes
  • Working closely with Senior stakeholders on project financials, managing risk and reporting financial performance by using various dashboards
  • Tracking time movements, processing absorptions and managing case closures
  • Playing an integral role in business initiatives related to performance improvements and supporting cross functional teams to achieve desired results
  • Strong Excel modelling skills

Experience & Qualifications:

  • A relevant bachelor's degree / Accounting qualification with 7+ years relevant Project Accounting experience preferably at a professional services firm / Multi-national organization
  • Experience with and exposure to data analytics and business intelligence tools e.g. SAP Business objects, Power BI, Tableau; writing queries, building reports and diagnosing issues
  • Sound analytical and reporting skills combined with excellent communication skills; written and oral
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a global environment with people at all levels, preferably in a professional services organization
  • Ability to support change management initiatives across multiple teams
  • Resourcefulness and strong problem capabilities
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team