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Financial Analyst

Date: 18-Feb-2021

Location: KW

Company: Alghanim Industries

Position:                             Finance Analyst  

Reporting to:                     Finance Director

BU Location:                      Alghanim Engineering -Kuwait Free Trade Zone, Wave Center Building

Position Overview

The job holder will be integral part of the finance team providing clear, accurate and insightful business/financial analysis.  They job holder will also contribute to business planning and be included in project work and or specialist ad hoc reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build an understanding of the value drivers of the business
  • Create analytics around key performance indicators to facilitate qualitative reporting.  These may include:
      • Business performance  
      • Balance scorecard
      • Business development opportunities
      • Budgets and forecasts
      • Market and revenue analysis
      • Promotions and pricing
      • Capital expenditure approvals
      • Cash flow and working capital
      • Cost level analysis
      • Customer profitability
  • Provide clear analysis to incorporate within the monthly reports designed to allow management to understand key continuing and developing trends
  • Provide support in the business planning and forecasting processes
  • Liaise with business managers in areas of expertise and through confident and clear communication develop a trusted partner status through high quality support and decision aiding analysis  

Candidate Requirements

  • Professionally Qualified – CA/CPA/CMA/MBA or equivalent.
  • 1-3 years of post-qualification professional experience within finance
  • Strong analytical skills; should be capable of identifying and interpreting key business drivers.
  • Sound knowledge of financial and management accounting concepts.  Previous experience with ERP systems is desirable.
  • Self-starter, able to work across functions and in teams.  Results-driven, with the ability to perform on unstructured assignments
  • Positive attitude and flexibility to work in a multicultural environment
  • Fluency in English; strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint.