PwC Middle East

Finance Business Partner - FP&A

Location
Dubai
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
17 Apr 2024
Closes
01 May 2024
Ref
525522WD
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Description

Established in the region for 40 years, PwC has around 8,000 people in 12 countries across the region: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, the Palestinian territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Our regional team operates across the Middle East bringing international experience delivered within the context of the region and its culture. We can bring the collective knowledge and experience of more than 328,000 people across the entire global PwC network in advisory, assurance and tax to help you find the value you are looking for.

Job Description & Summary

As a Business Analyst with a focus on Finance Business Partnering, their key role is collaborating with various departments to provide financial insights, support decision-making, and drive business performance.

Key Responsibilities:

Performance Management

  • Conduct financial analysis, including variance analysis, trend analysis, and forecasting, to provide insights into departmental performance
  • Monitor and analyse key performance indicators (KPIs) to identify trends, risks, and opportunities for improvement
  • Provide monthly / quarterly/ yearly financial performance updates, insights and analysis to leadership.
  • Prepare management reports, presentations, and ad-hoc analysis on financial performance of the function as needed

Cost Control & Efficiency

  • Analyse cost structures and recommend cost-saving measures, and help optimise resource utilisation
  • Evaluate financial aspects of the vendor contracts of business
  • Keep track of monthly accruals
  • Highlight exceptions and monitor compliances to financial policies

Budgeting & Forecasting

  • Support business units in budgeting process by working closely with them to develop realistic budgets
  • Analyse financial forecasts

Strategic Alignment

  • Provide financial analysis and insights for decision-making
  • Evaluate business cases Ensure alignment between financial goals & overall business strategy

Financial Risk & Change Management

  • Identify, assess, and mitigate financial risks
  • Ensure that financial considerations are integrated into change management plans Including such other duties that may be assigned to you by your manager

Financial management skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and accounting standards
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Professional or Management Accounting Qualification
  • Financial Modelling & Excel Skills
  • Strong analytics and communication skills
  • Ability to liaise effectively with senior stakeholders and technical teams
  • Familiarity with data modelling and planning tools
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Experience in business intelligence, Power BI modelling, and maintenance English; Arabic preferred
  • Professional or Management Accounting Qualification is required.
  • 3 - 5 years of experience

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