Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Location Jeddah
Discipline: Finance & Strategy
Job type: Permanent
Salary: SAR per month
Contact email:
Job ref: 3558212
Published: over 1 year ago
Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

The FP&A Manager is responsible for internal and external reporting, business planning, and forecasting of all financials.
  • Multinational Business
  • Based in Saudi Arabia
  • Must have a solid Financial Planning & Analysis Background
Full Job Description
Our client is a multinational company with regional offices based in Saudi Arabia.
The FP&A Reporting Manager is responsible for reporting internal and external business planning and forecasting all financials about the specific sector business.
The individual must be a qualified accountant. Regarding the characteristic attribute, excellent communication skills, confidence, and present themselves very well + assertively. 
  • Timely reporting of all financial deliverables following the divisional and group finance calendar
  • Ensuring the delivery of insightful, accurate, and timely financial information across the sector to the SME central finance team, sector executives, and external organizations (if applicable)
  • Ensuring financial information is reviewed against historical run-rates, business strategy, and future growth plans; and providing meaningful information will allow senior management to assess the performance of the business and make relevant decisions for the sector.
  • Develop, implement and maintain a robust cash management process. Including reporting daily cash balances, and monthly consolidated cash flow forecasts using direct and indirect forecasting methodologies.
  • Overseeing the cash repatriation process to the central finance team and adherence to the Group treasury policy.
  • Challenging the performance of the contracts within the sector and making recommendations for continuous improvement and remedial action as required
  • Assisting in establishing the finance operating model across all parts of the sector while optimizing our relationship with the shared service center.
  • Understanding the challenges faced by the business and proposing a streamlined plan of reporting for the company to work to.
  • Supporting process improvement, leading to continuous improvement in the accuracy, timeliness, and automation of financial planning and reporting information
  • Building solid relationships with key internal stakeholders and, in particular, establishing excellent working relationships with the contract finance teams, central finance, CFO and head of finance, and the shared service center. 
  • Responsible for championing and rolling out the management account reporting template and providing business updates on reporting and planning improvements.
  • Being a proactive member of the finance community to drive improvement, consistency, and sharing best practices across the group.
  • Managing the sectoral FP&A reporting team to ensure career development and the best use of team skills and potential.
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles
  • Knowledge of financial and accounting software applications
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections 
  • Bachelor`s Degree in Financial Accounting and Management
  • Knowledge and experience in related computer applications, including advanced Excel skills
  • Background in SAP.
  • Chartered & qualified accountant.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to positively influence key stakeholders within the business.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately.
  • Ability to liaise professionally with staff at all organizational levels and with external parties.
  • Ability to develop self and own team members and provide coaching to others to ensure they achieve results.
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and work productively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to understand complex systems and possess good IT skills.
  • A mature, proactive, and detail-oriented individual.
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills.
  • A minimum of seven years of experience in managing financial systems and budgets, financial reporting, financial data analysis, and providing financial advice.
  • A minimum of three years experience in leading efficient teams in a similar work environment.