Planning, Budgeting and Financial Analysis (PBFA) - Supervising Associate
EY
Karachi, All, Pakistan
6h ago

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.

    Apply now.

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