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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

Accountability:

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.

Authority:

As directed and delegated by the Regional Finance Controller

Competencies:

* 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

Experience:

* 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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