Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

  • Listed: June 1, 2019 10:48 am
  • Company Name: Black Pearl Consult
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary Package: Negotiable
  • Required Experience: 5-10 Years
  • Minimum Education: Anything
  • Emirates: Dubai
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Employer Website:


Our client, an international logistics company, is currently looking for a Financial Planning & Analysis Manager , based in Dubai who will be responsible for developing and implementation of robust processes aligned to both legislative and company requirements and ensuring that the financial planning and analysis function delivers a timely and accurate service. You will manage all accounting activities include budget process and P&L & B/S reviews to support the business by implementing and maintaining a partnership approach with the each site and function .

Other responsibilities will include:

Responsible for the Financial and management reporting , capex , working capital budgeting, forecasts preparations
Approval of balance sheet reconciliation
Manage the capital request, budgeting and forecasting processes
Support the Head of Finance with pricing negotiations
Coaching accountants on process improvements in all aspects of the financial / budgeting and related accounting process.

Engage and collaborative with senior management at distribution centers and corporate division leads on developing assumptions for budgets and forecasts
Coaching accountants on process improvements in budgeting process
Support the financial operations of all related business units within the company
Manage the company’s transaction processing systems
Implement operational best practices

Financial Information
Ensure proper issuance and accuracy of all financial information internal and external on timely basis with variances analysis explanations
Prepare and report financial results as required and in accordance with the established reporting calendar.
Support Head of Finance to provide management and other departments with information for decision making in their respective scope of operations
Prepare summary financial results for the customer as required and in accordance with the established reporting calendar, ensuring credibility and trust.
Manage inventory landed cost and customers sales pricing process
Review VAT transactions with respective Accounts Managers on a periodic basis to ensure compliance to FTA guidelines
Review the aging and follow regularly on the overdue collection with the sales team.
Monitor monthly spoilage and write off and ensure proper control mechanism in place to minimize the impact
Coordination with Head Office on IFRS related matters and provide the required working and impact study

Monitor cash balances and forecasts
Manage internal cash transfer processes
Managing activities related to Capital Authorization Requests

Accounts Payable & Receivable
Ensure an efficient team of accounts payable/receivable is operating.
Ensure receipts and payments are made within agreed terms
Ensure internal control processes such as Purchase Orders are being followed
Maintain direct debit facility for accounts receivable and strive to convert all customer outlets to the system

People Management
Develops team towards accomplishing work objectives and overall department goals, includes holding direct reports accountable for their effective management of staff.
Participate in recruitment activities as and when necessary – employee selection, career development, succession planning.
Performance management of staff as required
Active participation in annual Performance Review processes
Responsible for ensuring the work related health, safety and well being of all direct reports and for contributing to the overall safety focus of the business.

To be considered for this opportunity, you need to meet the following criteria:
CPA, CIMA or ACCA holder or tertiary qualifications in accounting or finance.
Min 7 years relevant experience financial planning and processing building to deliver accurate budgets and forecasts
Oracle ERP working experience with advanced Excel skills.
Familiar with computerized accounting and multinational business environment.
Outstanding customer relationship and service philosophy.
Understands commercial practices and requirements for the UAE and the Middle East/GCC.
Experience of interacting with senior management
Able to demonstrate team management skills
Strong analytical, communication, negotiation, project management, and presentation skills
Knowledge of IFRS and Financial modeling
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