Added 7 months ago

Finance Planning & Analysis Manager

LocationDubai, Dubai, Middle East PP Adecco

Job typeManager


CategoryIT and Telecommunications

Finance Planning & Analysis Manager

Find your next role with Adecco! We are the world's leading workforce solutions company, offering Flexible Placement, Permanent Placement, Executive Search, Emiratization, Outsourcing and Volume Hiring Services Across All Sectors.

Adecco Middle East is hiring Finance Manager - Planning & Analysis for one of our prestigious clients based in Dubai.

Experience: Minimum 7 years

Job Type: Permanent

Job location: Dubai

Desired Candidates:


  • Minimum 7+ years of relevant and managerial experience in Finance/ Budgeting and Planning with a large organization. Media and/or leisure & entertainment, Retail or hospitality experience preferred.
  • Graduate in Accounting / Finance (MBA preferred). Professional certification such as a CPA, CFA, CA, ACCA, or CMA is preferred.
  • Exposure on advance excel and problem solving.
  • Big Data handling – we are reporting ~20k+ pages of reports to the management (MIS, EMC and Daily/weekly report) on regular basis.
  • Exposure in advance analytical tools (for example Power BI etc.) and automation projects
  • Accuracy and timeliness of Periodic Financial Reports.
  • Accuracy of Periodic Financial forecasts.
  • Compliance with Corporate financial policies, procedures and budget requirements
  • Ready to work over the weekend and under pressure situation.
  • Presentation skills in terms of Graphs, charts and waterfalls
  • Stake holder management


Key Accountabilities:


Budgeting and Business Planning

• Support Group Finance Director and CFO in developing and implementing the financial framework for the Group’s Business plan strategy, ensure alignment with the group shareholder mandate and integration with the operational arms.

• Responsible for the overall business plan consolidation and presentation to senior management for further approval.

• Review the operational and commercial sustainability of the business plan assumptions and financial parameters.

• Deliver high-quality financial planning and analysis to improve decision outcomes.

• Ensure the Group’s strategic, operational and financial planning processes are fully aligned and integrated.


Management and Business Performance Reporting

• Responsible for generating the overall management reports, analysis and presentations to the top management of the organization and to the shareholder.

• Ensure the consolidated monthly management reporting pack is circulated on a timely basis with all variances properly analyzed

• Develop additional and enhance existing automated dashboards (using a BI tool) together with the IT team.

• Manage the effectiveness of the BU’s financial reporting systems by providing functional support and leadership to IT enhancement projects i.e. ERP, HFM, CAFM, Oracle BI, Hyperion Budgeting & Planning, etc.

• Alert senior management of any potential cost control deficiencies or revenue leakages through the analysis of the business units’ performance & profitability.



• Deliver accurate forecasts, high-quality decision support, and actionable insights to the business and support strategic decisions that grow the business.

• Forecast revenues and profitability by projecting varied business cases and scenarios. Conduct sensitivity analysis.

• Implement rolling forecasting to provide better visibility into future outcome


Feasibility studies and Business case analysis

• Evaluate the financial and strategic impacts of new business opportunities.

• Develop analytic-driven decision-making processes.


Finance Transformation

• Lead the digital Finance transformation by identifying areas for technology adoption and streamlining


Other activities

• Act as a true business partner for the leadership team and business units’ heads.

• Perform adhoc analysis where required to assist in management decision making.

• Utilize technology (advanced analytics, predictive tools, etc.) to implement best practices in Business planning, Forecasting and Management Reporting.

• Assist in Business process and Systems improvements and optimization.

• Design and implementation of the financial policies and procedures relating to management reporting and business plan in conformance to the shareholder framework and identifying opportunities for continuous improvement.

• Conduct performance evaluation and appraisal of direct reports to assess productivity and progress. Identify training needs to improve efficiency and career growth.


If you are interested in this position, please click the APPLY NOW button for immediate employment consideration. We regret that due to volume of response, we can only contact initial successful applicants. If you have not heard from us within 7 days, then your application has been unsuccessful.


About Adecco:


The Adecco Group is the world’s leading talent advisory and solutions company. We proudly make a difference in the working lives of 3.5 million people every year. With a presence in more than 60 countries. very year, our 30,000 colleagues worldwide enable millions of people to succeed in the world of work, and support more than 100,000 organizations with their human capital needs.

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