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Business Partner, Finance Job

Date: Aug 5, 2017

Location: Dubai, UAE, Uae

Company: GardaWorld

Req Id 69785 - Posted 06/19/2017 - International Protective Services - Finance International - UAE - UAE - Dubai

Position/Employment type:

Business Partner, Finance / full time employee position

Organization/Reporting line:

Finance / Reporting to Regional Finance Controller

Place of work/Travel:

Dubai / Regular travel to GardaWorld’s areas of operation

Contact and Cooperation:

Internally: Working with Regional Director(s), Managing Business Partner and Managing Director

Externally: Clients, Government authorities and service providers.

Job Outline:

* Provide Bid/CST with financial information and QAing the bids prior to submission
* Ensure and monitor project contract compliance
* Preparation of Management deck for the monthly management meeting
* Billing cycle
* Invoices and support of the Accounts Receivable function in reporting and collections
* Submission of all expat contractor payroll information to Finance Support team and monitoring host country payroll information.
* Preparation of the P&L & explanation of trends and variances
* Forecasting and budgeting
* Maintaining and reporting balance sheet items including reconciliations (Fixed-Assets/Bank reconciliations/Pre-Paid/Deposits and Accruals)
* Monitoring and reporting on Cash Flow forecasting
* Petty cash, consolidation of cash ledgers and cash requests (expense reports)
* Tax compliance
* Project Accounting
* Cost control
* Support the regional director in day to day operations
* Identify potential cost reduction


The Business Partner, Finance is accountable to the Regional Finance Controller for their responsibilities stated in this job description. These responsibilities will be monitored and managed through the mid-year and annual performance review and supported through the monitoring of their KPIs.


As directed and delegated by the Regional Finance Controller


* Demonstrates detailed financial awareness – thinks in terms of profit, loss and adding value
* Ability to apply financial analysis and modelling across a range of situations;
* Structure financial information to meet the various needs of internal and external audiences;
* Provides input to senior leadership to produce workable solution to financial issues;
* Demonstrates a systematic and methodical approach to issues;
* Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, including understanding of pivot tables, macro’s, etc;
* Advanced knowledge of other MS Office systems, such as Word and PowerPoint.
* Fluent English speaker;
* Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills;
* Customer focused and demonstrates an interest in understanding others;
* Fosters team spirit;
* Consultative approach


* 5-8 years (min) experience in a Finance role within a multi-country environment;
* Must be ACA, ACCA, CMA or CIMA (or equivalent) fully qualified

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