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FP&A Manager

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-4527

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Financial Planning & Analysis Manager supports the CFO in the definition and implementation of the finance strategy in respect of achieving the company goals and will work closely with senior management to increase a company's efficiency and profitability by assisting with the formulation of the short, medium and long-term financial plan.

Client Details

FMCG business


* Working closely with the leadership team to formulate the business's medium to long term financial and strategic plan
* Coordination of and preparation of Annual Business Plans and quarterly forecasts
* Coordination of and collation of CEO report
* Communication to senior management the reasons behind the product/department performance and results (Variance analysis review)
* Delivery of competitor analysis, market trends and associated commentary to the Leadership team
* Review of operations and recommendation of new productivity or cost saving initiatives and changes required to achieve targets
* Preparing business cases to support new investment, strategic and other business decisions
* Managing Capex budget (coordination, communication, control)
* Control of all processes in the area of financial planning and analysis
* Leading employees in the FP&A team; carrying out leadership responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws
* Utilizing BI tools to delivery meaningful insights into business performance
* Coordinates Treasury activity to secure the short-term liquidity and minimize foreign exchange risks
* Regular reviews status vs targets, defines and implements improvement measures
* Provide insights to senior management around financial modelling, forecasts and profitability

Job Offer

* Competitive package


* 6-8 years in Finance in diverse areas of expertise within FMCG and/or manufacturing sector
* University degree
* Internationally recognized accounting qualification preferred (CIMA, ACCA, ACA, CPA)
* In-depth knowledge and understanding of business and commercial sphere
* Costing, Budgeting, Financial analysis
* Treasury / FX
* IFRS knowledge
* Fluent English and Arabic both oral and written
* Very good command of MS Office applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
* Strategic thinking
* Significant analytical skillset, including the utilization of BI and reporting tools
* Able to solve complex problems
* Excellent communication skills with ability to build relationships
* Leadership and communication skills across the organization
* Ability to develop win-win solutions / negotiation and influential skills
* Effective team player, quick, results oriented, thinking out of the box

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world’s leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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