Planning & Budgeting Specialist Jobs in Abu Dhabi – UAE at Robert Half International UAE

Title: Planning & Budgeting Specialist

Company: Robert Half International UAE

Location: Abu Dhabi – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Finance

The Company

Robert Half are working exclusively with a leading Holding Company in Abu Dhabi who have a number of world renowned in their portfolio.

The Role

You will be responsible for leading the maintenance and enhancement of planning systems and processes. He/she will also support the generation of the Group Budget and Long Term Plan, monthly reforecast and MI, and providing detailed analysis within these deliverables to help guide Board and Executive Team in decision making, appraisal of business performance, and appropriate interventions.

Key Responsibilities

Lead the maintenance and enhancement of all financial systems and develop plans for further automation including changes/fixes/upgrades.

Closely manage MI and Planning system monthly processes, ensuring accuracy of data and availability of relevant information through systems

Monthly involvement in the reforecast process including system checks, monitoring and following up on data flows from BUs, performing analysis on the reforecast data and providing support to the BUs as and when required

Conduct variance analysis to explain how the budget and/or rolling forecast compares against actual performance

Responsible for the gathering and distribution of the monthly Performance Review Packs of each BU, ensuring that all data, analysis and commentary included is accurate and in line with the consolidated Group reporting.

Prepare materials as part of the reporting cycle, including various Board reports, forecasting and capital structure updates and investor relations materials.

Develop relationships with operations management, becoming a resource and advisor, in order to integrate financial aspects into decision-making.

Coordinating with the Business Units & Central Planning Team to consolidate, analyse and present the company’s annual budget and long-term plan to a variety of key stakeholders.

Responsible for creation of plan analysis templates at the Group and BU level, including but not limited to plan on plan analysis, capital ranking slide templates etc.

Working closely with the Business Units & Business Development teams, assist in preparing financial analysis of internal projects and transactions, and other ad hoc requests related to capital investments.

The Candidate

A qualified accountant with relevant post qualifying experience

Experience with Hyperion and data analysis.

Salary and Benefits

35,000 – 40,000aed per month plus additional benefits


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