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Consulting, Finance Function, Treasury Consulting Expert - Senior Consultant

Job Description and Requirements

Job description / Role

Line of Service
Advisory

Specialism
Finance

Management Level
Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

In Consulting, you will have the opportunity to work closely with the best across industry and professional functional advisory services. We focus on helping solve client problems by offering both strategic and operational deep industry expertise. We pride ourselves on building long-lasting relationships with companies and organizations, always ensuring that we are able to bring the best insights and solutions to help them tackle whatever critical issues they may face. Our Consulting practice currently focuses on several core sectors including Consumer and Industrial Products & Services, Energy, Utilities & Mining, Financial Services, Government, Health Industries, supported by competencies like, Finance Function Effectiveness, People and Organisations and Technology.

Responsibilities

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Finance operating model and finance transformation
- Strategic planning, financial planning, budgeting and reporting
- Corporate treasury and cash management
- Public Financial Management, including Treasury Single Account, GFMIS and Cash2Accrual
- Effective financial control, reporting and consolidation
- Shared services finance and transactional efficiencies
- Robotic Process Automation
- Costing and Cost Optimization Opportunities
- Leveraging Cloud / On Premise ERP, Treasury, EPM and Digital technologies
- Supporting adoption of new accounting standards (eg. IFRS)

Requirements

Minimum years experience required

- 5 to 7 years of experience in a similar role or within a corporate treasury environment; significant experience in corporate treasury with focus on transformation and change positions in at least one of the following areas: 
- Treasury Operating Model development 
- Treasury processes and procedures 
- Financial and Treasury risk management (e.g. FX, commodity, interest, counterparty) 
- Cash, liquidity and banking 
- Treasury systems (e.g. SAP TRM, Kyriba, Reval, FIS - Quantum, SWIFT) 

Preferred skills

- Previous experience of working on major change or implementation programs within a corporate treasury function, either process or software related. 
- Supporting decision making at a senior level (Treasurer, Finance Director, CFO level) and be able to demonstrate a track record of implementation success, achieving savings, mitigating risks and overcoming various challenges 
- Deep understanding of treasury operating models and key business drivers in a multi-national corporate environment 
- Ability to demonstrate best practice approaches within a corporate treasury function across multiple dimensions including processes, people, systems and operations 
- Ability to analyse issues and requirements, formulate a solution and create a proposal based on the recommended solution 
- Ability to work with Treasury and Finance professionals within clients and demonstrate ability and understanding of Treasury needs and challenges 
- Experience of driving and reporting on progress of large finance and treasury transformation projects. 
- Proven ability to conduct industry research and articulate opinions 
- Should have an analytical mindset 
- Previous Big 4 or Tier 1 technology consulting experience would be an added advantage
- Self-motivated and confident, with a strong work ethic.
- Interest and passion for developing, growing and leading a team through coaching and mentoring, as well as proactive knowledge sharing.
- Excellent organisational skills, having the ability to prioritise workload whilst being resilient and being able to cope well under pressure and meeting tight deadlines.
- Proven IT skills in the following programs Microsoft Project, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Language Skills: Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). 
- Fluency in English is essential and Bilingual skills in Arabic language will be an added advantage 
- The ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East and worldwide where the project requirement dictate.

Education 

- Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a relevant subject such as Finance, Accounting and a professional certification like ACCA, CA, CPA, CIMA or CMA; OR 
- MBA or Masters in Finance, with or without professional certification 

Travel Requirements

- Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

- Yes

Government Clearance Required?

- No