Senior Manager – FASB – ACWA Power Global Services Ltd

Job title: Senior Manager – FASB – ACWA Power Global Services Ltd

Company: Talent Pal

Job description: Description



  • Work with Management and Regions to understand the Company’s KPI, business performance requirements, drivers and metrics.
  • Develop an end-to-end financial data management, reporting and analytics strategy which aligns to the Portfolio Management objectives and demonstrates how Analytics and Reporting can inform decision making processes.
  • Communicate the strategy and plan to the Regions to ensure clarity, accountability lines and to increase awareness of business performance improvement core activities.
  • Build strong, credible relationships with key stakeholders and ensure ongoing discussions regarding business performance improvement are being managed proactively.
  • Create forecast scenarios and preempt potential issues in order to mitigate risk and identify opportunities for increased value creation.

Finance Operations

  • Work with the Regions to advise on how to meet targets and ensure appropriate tools, technologies and methods are created to support improved business performance.
  • Use financial modelling to predict outcomes in project scenarios to assist the Regional CFOs and CEOs in their decision making.
  • Support Regions in business development and financing initiatieve, by providing expert knowledge.
  • Structure financial details and liaise with all parties, to assist with any required negotiations.
  • Provide the right tools and methods for stress testing the systems and strength of capability within each region.
  • Assess and predict financial risks and returns for each region through analysis of data and modelling.
  • Build relations with BD to provide financial advice and input at early stage of RFPs and contribute to competitive bid proposals and formal presentations.

Business Improvement Projects

  • Provide expert advice and guidance to all the Regions to lead and direct business improvement projects to achieve commercial KPIs.
  • Lead digital, cloud and automation change through continuous improvement of Finance systems and processes taking into account international best practice.
  • Support wider project activity as a subject matter expert to provide appropriate guidance.
  • Run regular audits of Business Performance data and resolve or escalate discrepancies to ensure data accuracy and proper quality controls are in place to avoid future errors.
  • Cooperate with specialists from other departments where data interfaces with the business.

Reporting, Analytics and Modelling

  • Work closely with stakeholders to establish standard and ad hoc reporting and dashboard requirements and facilitate discussions within the Regions to continuously monitor information and reporting.
  • Articulate scope of services to provide a complete understanding of reporting capability to key stakeholders.
  • Aggregate sensitive data and produce value-added complex management reporting, dashboards and KPIs for each of the regions.
  • Perform thorough and regular analysis of data and provide feedback regarding issues, opportunities, or challenges.
  • Maintain strong business relationships with key stakeholders to resolve data and reporting challenges, including interpretation and quality.
  • Assist with the execution of compliance and internal, external audits and government audits by providing data as and when required.
  • Develop BU and Regional level reporting packs industry best practices, and regional trends to add tangible value to their strategic decision making.

Finance Systems and Implementation

  • Review existing systems and interfaces and propose areas for digital transformation which will have the most impact for users and best ROI for the Regions and the Company.
  • Design and maintain the Financial Data Models required by the BU and the Regions and ensure that just one source of master data exists for each process.
  • Utilise existing system functionality fully to advance and streamline processes and capability where possible.
  • Review new technologies and drive upgrades of new functionality into the Finance system to refine the processes.

Policies, Processes, Systems & Procedures

  • Review existing policies, processes and methods to ensure current trends, analysis and best practices are in place.
  • Implement department processes, and procedures, and ensure employee adherence so that work is carried out to the required standard.

Continuous Improvement

  • Contribute to, and participate in, the identification and implementation of change initiatives, programmes, and projects in line with the organisation’s standards.
  • Innovate and ideate by keeping up with industry/regional trends to increase the team’s and Company’s competitive advantage.

Related Assignments

Perform other related duties or assignments as directed.


Minimum years of Experience

  • A minimum of 8-10 years of relevant Financial and Analytics experience.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management /Accounting or related field

Minimum Skills

  • Excellent operational knowledge of Finance processes and systems.
  • Excellent financial modelling experience.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build trust and influence others.
  • Proven track record of working with a senior stakeholder population.
  • Extensive reporting experience including knowledge of process and data usage.
  • Knowledge of standard Finance metrics and key performance indicators.
  • Extensive technical experience in Oracle, Hyperion etc..Oracle Fusion, Cloud, Analytics, Business Objects, Microsoft Excel, SQL is a plus.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Experience of using data to drive business decisions.
  • Strong value principles – honesty, integrity and commitment.
  • Positive attitude, enthusiastic and self-motivated.
  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • Proven leadership capability with the ability to develop team members.
  • Commitment to constant improvement of processes.
  • Ability to work closely with other teams and drive strategic aims.

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Sat, 15 Jul 2023 07:24:17 GMT

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