Sr. Executive – Financial Planning & Analysis

Location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Mar 2019
Closes
30 May 2019
Ref
3900539
Job role
Accountant
The Manager/Sr. Executive – Financial Planning & Analysis performs a wide range of duties that include, but are not limited to, the preparation of the Annual Budget and the 5-year Business plan, producing budgetary variance analysis, forecasting annual results, Analyzing the business performances and preparing business cases to support new investments, new product launches and any other strategic or business decisions.
The role will actively assist the Finance Director (FD) to deliver the above objectives.

Key Accountabilities (includes, but not limited to the following):

Annual Budget and Business plan
 Work closely with the Finance Director and the leadership team to formulate the business medium to long-term financial and strategic plan.
 Enhance and automate the Budget Templates to facilitate the budget review process and the decision making process.
 Gather market and business intelligence (competition, market trends, etc.) to generate accurate projections.
 Prepare and present the 5-year Business Plan (BP) for review by the FD with emphasis on accuracy & timely delivery.
 Prepare necessary analytical reports, back-up information, bridges and other necessary information related to the BP.
 Work on the Management presentation deck for review meetings.
 Attend Management review meetings and ensure all discussions are noted & actioned in the next release.
 Keep control of the BP versions and co-ordinate with Group Finance to update the BP as and when required.

Budgetary Analysis & Forecasting
 Conduct a periodic review with proper reasoning of the financial and operational results of the Group to assess its performance.
 Ensure forecasts are accurate and updated on a regular basis in order to facilitate management’s decision-making process.
 Conduct regular analysis of Business KPIs for monthly reporting purposes.
 Provide any other analytical reports relating to Budgets & Operations as and when required.

Financial Modelling – New Initiatives
 Attend meetings with relevant business teams for information gathering.
 Perform necessary market studies & due diligence to support the financial projections.
 Prepare the financial modelling template to capture key drivers and all relevant data for the project.
 Prepare a full sensitivity analysis of the financial projections and present relevant ROI metrics for management review.
 Prepare necessary analytical reports, back-up information and other necessary information related to the project plan.
 Work on the Management presentation deck for review meetings.
 Attend review meetings with Management and ensure all discussions are noted & actioned in the next release.
 Team up with the concerned business teams for RFP submission, as required.