KPMG Lower Gulf Limited

Consultant Finance and Operations

Location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
31 Dec 2021
Closes
31 Jan 2022
Ref
850
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Description

Role: Consultant Finance and Operations

Department: Advisory

Team: Advisory performance

Role purpose:

  • Advisory performance team monitors all key performance indicators on a day to day basis. This includes detailed analysis of revenues, costs, working capital and daily operations to assist Advisory leadership in making strategic decisions.
  • Reporting to the Manager, incumbent will assume full responsibility of weekly MIS reports from Power BI by extracting both financial and non-financial information and carry out analysis. Act as a key business contact to provide critical information on weekly and monthly basis.

Job Description:

  • Prepare weekly report on working capital and liaise with business to follow up on all debtors and WIP balances.
  • Assist the business with clearing unapplied and unidentified amounts and follow up with central finance team to ensure timely and accurate application.
  • Prepare weekly updates on provisions movement and a regular follow up with the business.
  • Prepare cash collection forecasts and estimates for the month / quarter to help manage better cashflows.
  • Assist in preparing monthly performance dashboards by extracting relevant information using Power BI and support the management with analysis.
  • Liaise with business unit admins to ensure engagement adjustments are processed in a timely manner and act a business partner to resolve pending items with central finance team.
  • Provide input for continuous improvement of processes and streamline reports for more effective reporting on KPIs.
  • Use of Oracle Fusion, Power BI, heavy use of excel based spreadsheets and models is key to effectively perform this role.

Required qualification and experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting / Finance or equivalent and hold a professional designation or near completion (ACCA, CIMA, ACA, CPA).
  • Prior knowledge of Oracle, Power BI or similar ERP and be able to navigate through to extract reports.
  • Strong hands on experience using excel based reports as this role requires the use of advanced formulas to manage dashboards.
  • Takes ownership and be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and manage workload to support the performance team in meeting deadlines.
  • Prior experience of a consulting firm would be an advantage.

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