KPMG Lower Gulf Limited

Senior Analyst - Finance Business Partnering

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Competitive salary
28 Jul 2022
28 Aug 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
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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