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Consulting, Finance Function - Senior Manager

Job Description and Requirements

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Management Level
Senior Manager

Job Description & Summary
A career within Finance Consulting services, will provide the opportunity to work alongside CEOs, CFOs, controllers and treasurers to optimise the structure of their finance functions and improve their contribution to the business. We support our clients by addressing the challenges of achieving appropriate standards of control, efficient back office opportunities and support to the business through insight and challenge.

You will be working within the Finance Function Effectiveness team, which provides advisory services focused on the CFO agenda. The team works across a broad range of industries and delivers projects throughout the Middle East region. The work we typically undertake includes:

- Defining Finance Function Strategy and designing Finance Function operating model 
- Designing Organisation Structure for Finance 
- Developing Finance Policies and Processes 
- Designing Costing and Enterprise Performance Management 

As a competency, you will support multiple Industry Verticals. However, we expect you to bring expertise in Industrial Products, Telecom, Financial Sector, Oil and Gas or Government Sector. 

- Proactively lead the practice by setting strategy, drive the development of new business in the market, and provide technical advice across disciplines 
- Building strong networks within the firm to spot and capitalize on opportunities to get involved in projects that others are leading across a number of different business units and sectors 
- Identifying and discussing key issues with our clients to identify potential opportunities 
- Responsibility for a majority of day to day client communications 
- Responsibility to shape and deliver various projects that exceed the expectations of our clients and our own assignment quality criteria 
- Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team 
- Responsibility for management of engagement financials 
- Helping to grow and develop our team through hands on training and coaching



- Fluent communication in Arabic is mandatory 
- Experience in conducting Finance Function assessments and opportunity funneling for pilots 
- Experience in providing process expertise for implementation in end-to-end processes (Order to Cash, Record to Report, Procure to Pay) covering design and implementation 
- Experience in designing operating models, governance and communication frameworks within Finance Function 
- Good understanding of change management and coaching needs to adopt in client environments 
- Experience with implementation and/or implementation supervision of full life cycle ERP systems (SAP, Oracle, Others) 
- Proven Track Record in Sales of Professional Services of US$ 1.5 million - 2.5 million annually 
- Proven track record in Revenue Under Management (implementation oversight and control) of US$ 1.5 million 

Minimum years experience required

- 8-12 years of experience in a similar industry / role within professional services/external consulting 

Education Requirements

- Masters or MBA - Finance and/or Technology (preferable) 
- Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or Technology