MENA Finance Planning, Budgeting and FinancialAnalysis Support (PBFA Support)
The opportunity (Senior / Supervising Associate)
As we roll out the Next Wave Strategy acrossEY and with MENA Consulting Service Line starting a new journey with a boldpurpose of building a better working world by transforming business through thepower of people, technology and innovation, the role of a PBFA becomes even more critical to helpmaintain / improve profitability.
As we expand our MENA service lines, we haveidentified the need to have additional support in the PBFA space.
This role requires a finance professionaloffering key support to the service line PBFA lead on P&L management andother KPIs.
The role will establish best in class support, functional expertiseand reporting solutions, with time to time involvement on various Service Lineinitiatives as well.
Your key responsibilities :
Deliver and maintain robust weekly and monthly reporting onbusiness performance
P&L review and data quality checks.
Actual vs Plan tracking on the P&L elements to identify andhighlight variances.
Root cause analysis of identified variances and identification ofpossible solutions to resolve issues.
Identify any risks and inconsistencies to the attention of thePBFA lead.
Be the Go To’ person for any financial data relating to thebusiness
Develop effective working relationships with the extended Financeteam and service line leadership team.
Participate in various improvement initiatives and informationgathering activities within PBFA space.
Maintain a complete understanding of and adherence to all financepolicies and processes.
Supporting in Adhoc requests from the Finance team and serviceline Leadership team
Skillsand attributes for success :
Ability to solve problems and provide a credible solution
Confident to challenge where appropriate
Strong analytical and numeracy skills, with a high degree ofaccuracy and attention to detail
Good time management skills and able to balance multiplepriorities by considering risk, importance and level of urgency
Eagerness to learn quickly, be proactive and share knowledge
Well-developed listening skills combined with the capability toapply judgment and seek guidance when escalation to a functional expert isappropriate
To qualify for the role, you must have :
Used to working in a fast-paced environment with a strong workethic
4+ years of relevant experience ideally in a professional servicesfirm
Able to interact well with people at all levels within the firmand build strong relationships
Having strong knowledge of MS Office Packages. Excel, PowerPoint,Outlook and Word in particular.
Having excellent communications and organizational skills.
Detail oriented and eager to analyze and solve complex cases.Either have a finance related degree, be studying for an accountancyqualification or experience working for a professional service or consultancyenvironment.
Either have a finance related degree, be studying for an accountancyqualification or experience working for a professional service or consultancyenvironment.
Be innovative, confident and creative thinker with ability to makequick decisions.
Ideally, you will also have
A business / commercial degree or post graduate.
Experience in budgeting and account forecasting.
People management and development experience.
Great knowledge of market activities.
Good business-related experience background.
What we look for
We are looking for people who can combine,great listening skills, collaboration, influencing and commercial acumen. Beingable thrive in an ever changing, diverse, multi-cultural environment where weexpect exceptional quality and show passion for your work will set you up forsuccess.
What working for EY offers
We offer a competitive compensation packagewhere you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the valueyou bring to our business. We also offer :
Exposure to some of the greatest colleaguesand clients in the industry
Support, feedback and coaching in aculture that values operational excellence
Career potential to grow both within theMENA region and globally
A culture that will encourage you togrow you skills and strengths for your own betterment as well as that or EY
As a globalleader in assurance, tax, strategy, transaction and consulting services, we’reusing the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build abetter working world.
That starts with a culture that believes in giving youthe training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better.
Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts alifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionatepeople, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.
If you can confidently demonstrate that youmeet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Build your legacy with us.