Head of Financial Planning and Analysis

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-6221

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client is a multinational FMCG brand with offices globally. They are recruiting a Head of Financial Planning and Analysis to join their team in Dubai

Client Details

Our client, a global FMCG company is recruiting a Head of Financial Planning and Analysis to join their team in Dubai


* Possesses robust enterprise partnering mind-set to guide Sales & Marketing via monetary modelling and KPIs, to facilitate higher and quicker selection making.
* Support management group on diagnosed Risks and Opportunities opinions and impact selection making through clear recommendations.
* Lead function in getting ready key economic estimate cycles building up and longer-time period strategic plan (3-year/ 5-year plan).
* Empower the enterprise through supplying well timed and insightful overall performance tracking updates and dashboards monthly, with a non-stop attempt to digitisation and automation
* Ensure easy and correct monetary preparation
* Adapt monetary packs to simplify processes, with a robust attention toward user-friendliness
* Ensure Group's reporting tips and cut-off dates are met on a well-timed basis
* Enforce right economic manipulate at the integrity of information and reviews generated
* Inculcate self-provider and insightful economic sharing though virtual tools
* Test reasonableness of change inventory
* Track and display A&P & T&E spend and alert applicable stakeholders
* Contribute to procedure optimisation and device automation in general
* Adhere and force Group's on-going Finance 4.0 transformation
* Key factor of touch to Region and HQ on Transformation subjects regarding monetary reporting and analysis
* Lead, increase and keep skills with a group of two direct reports

Job Offer

The successful candidate for this role will be offered a monthly competitive salary along with attractive performance based incentives.


* A bachelor's degree, preferably within an Accounting or Finance discipline
* Minimum 8 years of relevant working experience, ideally with minimum 3 years in managerial position
* Strong knowledge of International Finance Reporting Standards (IFRS)
* Strong knowledge in Excel application
* Knowledge of Business Analytical techniques and methods
* Knowledge of PRISMA/Polaris and related add on applications
* Familiarity with JD Edwards will be an advantage

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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