Financial Planning Manager

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Location:

Dubai

Date posted:

3rd October 2018

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

65500-0010608967

Staffing area:

Finance & Accounting


Description

The Company

Robert Half is exclusively working with a FMCG type of business. They are a listed multinational company, and one of the largest in their field. Due to their growth in the region, they are now looking for a Financial Planning Manager to join the team in Dubai.

The successful candidate has to be based in UAE already to be considered.

The Role

  • Responsible for business planning and analysis processes related to the Actuals, Latest Outlook & Budget and providing finance reports and management information to cluster management. Additionally, this role ensures that the underlying information systems is provides data transparency in an efficient & effective manner
  • Budget, control and influence the Regional Office MENA functional costs
  • Actively support and manage commercial functions
  • Standardize Policies and Procedures through:
    • Identification and dissemination of best practices,
    • Leading periodic local workshops and Working Capital / Balance Sheet Initiative
    • Training the team on processes and systems
    • Internal and external Benchmarking
    • Early recognition of issues and working with Regional and Global based colleagues to resolution.
  • Maintain the overview of Regional and Global activity and results to optimize the investment in Receivables and Payables, help Region APMA, HQ and realize their risk-avoidance strategies and thereby achieve their targets.
  • Supervise monthly reporting, identify gaps and define and implement remediation actions. Enhance understanding and awareness of the topic within the cluster
  • Supervise and follow up closely on Productivity initiatives, assess its viability.
  • Major Accountabilities:
    • Achieving the Productivity Targets for MENA Cluster
    • Explain business variances, opportunities and challenges thru budget and financial forecasts for use in Global and Regional, as well as Country, Business Franchise, and Business Unit planning
    • Provide ad hoc support by providing management reports during business reviews & during other key business planning analysis processes
    • Collaborate with financial control personnel to ensure consistent financial data reporting processes and results
    • Proactively interface with Finance Associates in other Country organisations to obtain financial best practices and in-market data results, benchmarking Country results and methods against ones from other markets

The Candidate

Education (minimum/desirable): Degree in Finance with several years of experience in a multinational company

Salary and Benefits

AED 30,000 - AED 40,000 (depending on experience) plus family benefits plus bonus.



Dubai

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
Gate Village 1, Level 1, Office Unit 104, P.O. Box 482100
Dubai
+971 (0) 4 382 6700
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