KPMG Lower Gulf Limited

Senior Analyst - Finance Business Partnering

Location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
26 May 2022
Closes
26 Jun 2022
Ref
1023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Senior Analyst - Finance Business Partnering
Job Description

Major duties:

  • Providing analysis of the past/actual data and presenting relevant conclusions to the stakeholders
  • Identifying areas in engagement management and reporting which needs improvement and suggest the changes
  • Assistance on the Budgeting/forecasting processes related to the relevant service line
  • Assistance on the Audit processes related to the relevant service line
  • Owner of the Engagement related processes (Engagement set up, Financials, Closure) related to the relevant service line
  • Owner of the presentations related to the financial performance of the relevant service line
  • Day to day interaction with the operational team to ensure that the processes are smooth and efficient
  • Analyze the actuals and the trends. Test and challenge the reported KPIs
  • Actively communicate with other business partners and leverage the best practice to the team
  • Acting as a project manager for the initiated projects
  • Coaching and delegating the tasks to junior team members

Engagement management:

  • Month end system close and reconciliations for the relevant service lines
  • Review engagement performance (WIP, Revenue, Billings, Provisions, AR) and providing solutions to improve business performance
  • Owner of engagement related tasks where finance involvement is needed through the engagement lifecycle
  • Regular reviews of processes to increase efficiency and compliance
  • Communication with the Operational team and engagement teams
  • Proactively challenging processes and inefficiencies striving for constant improvement

Reporting, Accounting & Controls:

  • Responsible for monthly financial packs for the relevant service line
  • Analyze internal controls and suggest for improvements
  • Providing insights of the reported numbers and test the accuracy
  • Working closely with financial reporting team to establish best practices of getting highest quality data

Education requirements:

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance. MBA in Finance or Accounting
  • Member of a recognized accounting body (CPA, CA, ACCA, CFA, etc.)

Work experience requirements:

  • 4-6 years’ experience in a professional services organization
  • Experience in a Finance function is a plus

Knowledge / Technical Skills:

  • Ability to interrogate and interpret large volumes of data, provide insight into these results and to provide recommendations to management.
  • Sound working knowledge of MS Office required
  • Experience with ERP and BI systems anddata visualization
  • Current knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and financial reports
  • System implementation or Finance transformation experience desirable
  • Should be familiar to the reconciliations and data preparation processes and requirements for the Audit.
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