Role description

Job Specific Responsibilities:

  • Execute the end-to-end business planning process including the setting of the financial calendar, guidelines and others
  • Play an active role in preparing and recommending the organisation’s budget in alignment with the respective annual business plan which includes monitoring the set budget and reporting on financial performance
  • Coordinate efforts with departments to prepare timely budgets to consolidate into an overall company budget and ensure alignment throughout the planning process and seeking opportunities to leverage synergies
  • Monitor and evaluate the organisation’s performance versus budget and identify performance gaps and root causes of the differences between the budget and actual
  • Prepare a full set of financial statements for the business plan and quarterly forecasts and ensure alignment with Treasury and the wider Financial Planning / Reporting and Commercial Finance department
  • Contribute in mapping out the organisation’s opportunities for growth, cost efficiencies and investment
  • Generate and maintain complex financial models and detailed forecasts of the company’s future operations with the ability to quickly turnaround scenario analysis
  • Identify and develop financial / risk impact analysis in coordination with Treasury, ERM and BCM
  • Support in the development, management and monitoring of the financial component of the company scorecard at an overall level and at a Directorate level
  • Contribute towards the development of the current planning solution to maximise automation of reporting and develop flexible driver-based cost/revenue models that can be updated seamlessly (in conjunction with Enterprise Technology and Cyber)
  • Improving the quality, and availability of financial data and insights to support quick and efficient business decision
  • Standard Responsibilities:

    • Implement all relevant section policies, processes, and procedures so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner
    • Execute the continuous improvement of systems, processes and practices taking into account ‘international leading practice’ and changes in business environment and leveraging insights. This includes supporting the related change management efforts
    • Adhere to Co’s values (including sustainability, integrity, collaboration and innovation)
    • Contribute to the preparation of timely and accurate reports to meet the section requirements, policies and standards

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

Minimum of 7-10 of extensive experience in financial planning and budgeting or related role, preferably in a:

  • Diverse/multi-cultural business industry (obtained from medium to large organization)
  • Multi-national company
  • Energy and utility sector

Nikita is a recruitment consultant with international recruitment experience across the MENA region. She specialises in projects in IT, Digital Transformation and Net Zero industries including Nuclear.

Nikita Seth