IMEA FP&A Analyst Jobs in Dubai at Oliver Wyman

Title: IMEA FP&A Analyst

Company: Oliver Wyman

Location: Dubai

Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in 60 cities across 29 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation. The firm has more than 5,000 professionals around the world who work with clients to optimize their business, improve their operations and risk profile, and accelerate their organizational performance to seize the most attractive opportunities.

Oliver Wyman is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies [NYSE: MMC]. For more information, visit www.oliverwyman.com.

We are now looking for an FP&A Analyst to join our IMEA Team!

The Opportunity:

This is a new role within IMEA FP&A team to support all aspects of project lifecycle activities from pipeline management to analysing project economics. The successful candidate should have a strong analytical background and able to communicate effectively with business partners and cross-functional teams at all levels of the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Project lifecycle activities

Supporting project lifecycle activities using Financial Force (PSA – Professional Services Automation). Reviewing client contracts, staffing input, project pricing & fee structure, validating impact on revenue recognition and backlog management.

Collaborating with key stakeholders across the region to facilitate project setup. Liaising with talent management, EAs, and the wider business on all aspects of the project life cycle (opportunity to cash collections).

Coordinating with the controllership team on all finance operations matters including unbilled (WIP), accounts receivable and highlighting potential risks to management on a timely basis

2. Timesheet and contract compliance

Facilitating strong governance in relation to timesheet management. Working closely with talent management and HC ops to reach desired compliance targets

Reviewing and following up on missing client contracts in collaboration with Legal and EAs

3. Financial Planning and Analytics

Assisting FP&A lead with preparing weekly & monthly reporting, KPI’s and analysis for Region and practice heads, primarily focused on Region/Market revenues, backlog, pipeline & sales traction, project profitability and utilization

Analysing performance against budget & prior year at various intersections including market, industry, capabilities, and overall regional level.

Supporting FP&A lead with tracking of investments and related reporting to management

Expense management analysis in coordination with infrastructure department heads

Assist with periodic forecasting based on sold backlog and pipeline

4. Involvement in Ad-hoc tasks and special projects across the region

Support FP&A lead with coordination relating to local content (localization) across the region

Special projects and ad hoc activities/analysis as needed including support with new entity setups and integration

Your Skills and Attributes Will Be:

Minimum 4 to 5 years prior FP&A/business analyst experience is essential for this role

Proactive, highly organized, meticulous attention to detail, operates well independently and within a team

Able to clearly articulate and communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels within the organization

Your Technical Skills Will Be:

Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint (Advanced level)

Fluent in English (written and verbal)

Exposure to Oracle, Hyperion, Sales…

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