Finance Planning and Reporting Manger

Location: United Arab Emirates
Date Posted: May 07, 2018
Job ID: 3197
Employment Type: Permanent
My client is a global management consultancy firm and they are looking for a Finance Planning and Reporting Manager to join their team in Dubai. 

The Planning & Reporting Manager is responsible for managing the financial planning and forecasting process, strategic planning and delivering insight through management reporting and analysis ensuring that this evolves to meet the needs of the business. 

This position provides leverage and support to the Head of Finance to holistically monitor the P&L, implement initiatives and effectively meet business objectives in the following key areas.  The position works closely with the Commercial and Finance and Accounting Managers to monitor the business performance and early detection of issues.  Also, the position works closely with the ME  management Team and is an active member of the global finance community. 

Job Specifications:

  • Financial Planning and Analysis 
  • Reporting
  • Firm performance in collaboration with the Head of Finance and Heads of Functions 
  • Other Ad hoc Analysis, Queries and Requests 


  • University degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent through experience. CPA and/or MBA equivalent desired
  • 6-8 years work experience in financial planning and analysis
  • Proven track record of developing scenario planning and analysis using leading practices   
  • Excellent written and oral communication; must have the ability to partner and communicate well at all levels within the organization
  • Should exhibit strong analytical skills, structured and accurate
  • Ability to see the big picture and provide support to Head of Finance and Office Leadership, but also be hands on and willing to get involved in the detail where necessary
  • Strong time management skills needed to work towards aggressive deadlines and fluctuating priorities
  • Independent work style, with strong organization capabilities 

Desirable Skills and Attributes:

  • Multinational experience preferably with a US company
  • International experience a plus
  • Experience with Oracle, Business Objects and other Accounting and Analysis Tools
  • Flexibility to work in an environment that has short-term shifts in priorities to meet a diverse customer base 

Salary: 30k plus other benefits


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