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FP&A Manager - Dubai, UAE

  • Location: United Arab Emirates
  • Salary: Up to UAE Dirhams480000 per annum per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Contact: Rita Rawda
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 07 December 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -102021-464757

Job Purpose:
Drive performance analysis and support internal and external teams with business insights that would help drive the business forward and achieve growth objectives

Key Responsibilities
* Prepare financial reports and analysis around sales results and provide insightful analysis and thought leadership to support key business decisions.
* Engage with marketing to monitor new product and campaign development to ensure business decisions are feasible.
* Lead campaign performance analysis and provide insights on the financial and commercial impact
* Analyse past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements and prepare for regular leadership reviews
* Lead and engage in business through analytics across functions and leadership team, highlighting and aligning on key actions and recommending solutions.
* Financial lead in major business projects, building the business cases to understand relevant financial implications and providing key commercial insight in project forums.
* Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and Excel and Business intelligence dashboards
* Collaborate cross functionally and support in streamlining and automating data collection and analysis process.
* Guide the cost analysis and forecast process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures
* Support Supply chain team with analysis on profitability and cost reduction projects
* Support the business in the reporting of sales performance.

Qualifications & Experience:
* Chartered Accountant (incl. ICMA, ACCA) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or MBA
* At least 5 - 7 years' experience in financial planning and analysis role

Leadership, Behavioural and Personal Characteristics:
* Strong interpersonal skills and good team player
* Self-motivated & results driven
* Critical thinker with ability to question and challenge the status quo
* Comfort with Ambiguity
* At ease with multi-cultural environment with a high level of adaptability
* Enthusiastic with a positive demeanour
* Innovative and creative approach
* Excellent Microsoft Excel modeling & PowerPoint experience essential
* Experience with statistical analysis and financial forecasting
* Attention to detail and the ability to identify data patterns
* Good verbal and written communication skills