Financial Analyst

Job description

About the Role:

We are looking for a Financial Analyst to provide accurate and data based information on company’s profitability, solvency, stability and liquidity. You will research and analyze financial information to help company make well informed decisions, write reports and monitor financial movements.

Responsibilities

  • Consolidate and analyze financial data (budgets, income statement forecasts etc.) taking into account company’s goals and financial standing
  • Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance
  • Assemble and summarize data to structure sophisticated reports on financial status and risks
  • Develop financial models, conduct benchmarking and process analysis
  • Conduct business studies on past, future and comparative performance and develop forecast models
  • Identify trends, advise company and recommend actions to the line manager based on sound analysis
  • Track and determine financial status by analyzing actual results in comparison with forecasts
  • Reconcile transactions by comparing and correcting data
  • Gain and update job knowledge to remain informed about novelty in the field
  • Consult with management to guide and influence long term and strategic decision making within the broadest scope
  • Drive process improvement and policy development initiatives that impact the function.
  • Compile data into actionable reports 
  • Prepare mid/long term business plan of the company and periodically update it
  • Prepare pitch and presentation materials 
  • Work collaboratively with team members on development projects 
  • Prepare feasibility studies 
  • Prepare, monitor and update budgets and monitor project performance 
  • Evaluate project acquisition opportunities
  • Support debt/equity plans interacting with rating agencies, markets and lenders
  • Participate in capital structuring and fundraising
  • Consolidating and analyzing financial data, taking into account company’s goals and financial standing
  • Assembling and summarizing data to structure sophisticated reports on financial status and risks
  • Providing creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance

Requirement

  • Chartered Accountant, CFA or MBA degree
  • Min.BS degree in Finance, Economics or related field
  • Proven working experience as a finance analyst
  • Proficient in spreadsheets, databases, MS Office and financial software applications
  • Hands on experience with statistical analysis and statistical packages
  • Outstanding presentation, reporting and communication skills
  • Proven knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosis, corporate finance and information analysis
  • Well informed in current financial subjects, accounting, tax laws, money market and business environments
  • Excellent English communication skills, Arabic is advantage
  • Transferable Iqama