Head of Group Financial Strategy & MIS Head of Group Financial Strategy & MIS …

Westbourne Partners
à Dubaï, Dubaï, Émirats Arabes Unis
CDI, Plein-temps
Dernière candidature, 22 sept. 19
Competitive + Relocation Package
Westbourne Partners
à Dubaï, Dubaï, Émirats Arabes Unis
CDI, Plein-temps
Dernière candidature, 22 sept. 19
Competitive + Relocation Package
We are a global Financial Services group with our headquarters in Doha, Qatar. We currently hold the title of the largest bank in the MENA region, operating in over 30 countries worldwide and with leading figures in annual revenue and growth.

Position: Head of Group Financial Strategy & MIS

Entity: Group Financial Strategy and Business Planning

Location: Qatar


Job Responsibilities:


·         Assist the AGM GFSBP to create long-term financial strategies to maximize shareholder value whilst pursuing prudent policies.

·         Monitor annual budgets for all divisions/departments/units of the Group in conjunction with the relevant division/department/unit heads in consultation with the AGM GFSBP.

·         Provide management with regular reports on progress towards targets, flagging variations and performing initial checks on reasons for under/over achievement.

·         Ensure that relevant MIS reports are prepared and presented to the management/the Board on time to enable them to monitor business performance closely and taking timely corrective actions.

·         Build and maintain strong and effective relationship with all other related departments and units to achieve the Group’s goals/ objectives.

·         Liaise with the Group’s IT Department to ensure reporting needs of the Group’s business lines are timely resolved/attended to, to the extent these are dependent on required system enhancements.

·         Provide timely and accurate information to the external and internal auditors and the Compliance function as and when required.

·         Oversee analysis and deployment of the latest reporting tools.

·         Develop/enhance reporting techniques and maintain reporting standards for the domestic and international businesses.

·         Liaise with IT Department to develop/ design MIS reporting pack for reporting purposes and submit the same to the Group’s executive management on timely basis.

·         Enhance the quality and consistency of the MIS produced for funds transfer pricing reporting related issue.

·         Identify requirements for updating the MIS system and lead on the implementation.

·         Possess a superior knowledge of business support services and maintain an understanding of all pertinent regulations as well as best practices pertaining to business support services.

·         Responsible for developing and training the team in the appropriate skills to ensure an effective and informative MIS.

·         Hold meetings with direct reports and assess their performance. Also take decisive action to ensure speedy resolution of unresolved grievances or conflicts amongst personnel.

·         Ensure high standards of confidentiality and ethics to safeguard commercially sensitive information.



Candidate Requirements:


·         Bachelor/ Master’s degree preferably in finance, accountancy or related subjects.

·         Professional certification such as CPA, CA, CMA, CFA etc. is a plus .

·         Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a major bank of which at least 6 years in a senior managerial capacity in the MIS & financial strategy function.

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Arabic (preferred).

·         Knowledge of financial reporting processes and related pronouncements, including but not limited to IFRS, IAS etc.

·         Proficiency in MIS tools/techniques including budgetary and transfer pricing mechanism.

·         Well-developed analytical and interpersonal skills.

·         Ability to deliver under pressure.

·         Ability to build relationships across the organization to deliver results.