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Financial Analyst

Keywords / Skills : Business Analyst, Business Analysis, Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant, Finance, F & A, Financial management, financial reporting, financial planning, budgeting, auditing, Accounts & Finance

3 - 8 years
Posted: 2017-09-11

Machinery/ Equipment Mfg.
Finance & Accounts
Financial/ Business Analyst
Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree
• Accounting
• Finance
• Accounting
• Finance
Posted On
11th Sep 2017
Job Description

This position will play a significant role in establishing the standardization of reporting, planning and analytics workbench across processes in support of the finance organization. These processes cover various services such as:

-Financial Planning and Reporting

-Operational Expense Planning and Reporting

-Sales Analysis and Reporting

-Investment Analytics and Reporting


Accountabilities and Key Performance Indicators

1. Business partnering

-Specific responsibilities may include expense management, budgetary support for cost centers, managing charge-out processes, project estimates, capital appropriation (CAR) analyses & process facilitation.

-Month-end close responsibilities (journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations and corporate submissions).

-Ad hoc analysis, presentations for senior management, enterprise reporting, industry benchmarking and strategic data analysis.

2. Financial and Business analysis

-Analyze and interpret financial and non-financial data for business \ Executive decisions support.

-Identify key cost drivers of the business, distinguish controllable from non-controllable costs and creating action plans for driving business efficiency.

-Leveraging current time billing system and its functionality to analyze the productivity of business group, resource utilization and business trends

-Using cost and management accounting tools and techniques to drive decisions based on meaningful analysis.

3. Program Management and Costing

-Tracking cost charges to program budget for key programs/ initiatives.

-Creating or developing standard cost and helping the program team stay on top of the plan.

-Help the team identify and action cost-out opportunities.

4. Planning & rolling Forecasts

-Contributing to the preparation of periodic forecasts and supports the business in annual planning.

-Works with key stakeholders (customers) to ensure there is tight information alignment on various aspects of financial information sharing.


Internal Interaction

1. Business Head

2. Finance & Accounting team

3. Procurement & commercial teams

4. Sales & marketing team

5. Plant operations unit

External Interactions – (Outside the Organization)

Financial consultants & advisors

Technical & systems servie providers


Educational Qualifications, Relevant Experience & Relevant Industry Experience

-Qualified Chartered / Cost Accountant preferably with MBA from a reputed institution with over 3 years of experience in 24 hrs running Manufacturing plant.

-Hands on experience in financial analytics and insight generation.

-Expertise in Financial management, financial reporting, financial planning, budgeting, auditing, Accounts & Finance operations and treasury functions

- Knowledge of IFRS and other relevant laws and regulation

- Budgetary Controls and preparation of Analysis Reports to ensure actual performance versus agreed targets, what if scenario, sensitivity analysis

- Experience in costing for strategic business initiatives, programs and projects, product costing, production decision

-Expertise in designing and implementing systems to achieve financial discipline and improve the overall

efficiency of the organization

Technical and Behavioral Skills

Technical Skills:

-Finance & Accounts Operations

-Cost Management

-External / Internal Audit

Financial Analysis and Reporting

-Policy and Procedure Development

-Strategic Planning

Budget planning and Forecasting

-Variance and Trend Analysis

Treasury and Banking

-Performance Management

-MS Office( Strong Excel/Graphs/PPT)

-ERP – Preferably Oracle

Behavioral Skills:

-Good communication skills

-Decision making

-People skills

-Problem Management

-Logical & Analytical skills


-Time Management

About Company

Flex Middle East FZE

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