Financial Planning Analyst - 3403317

Arab Media Group (AMG)
  • Financial Planning Analyst Jobs in UAE - 3403317

    Arab Media Group (AMG)
  • 1 - 10 Years
  • UAE
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3403317

Job Description

Financial Planning Analyst will perform a wide range of duties that include, but are not limited to, the preparation of the Annual Budget and the 5-year Business plan, producing budgetary variance analysis, forecasting annual results, Analyzing the business performances and preparing business cases to support new investments, new product launches and any other strategic or business decisions

The role will actively assist the Finance Director (FD) to deliver the above objectives

Key Accountabilities (includes, but not limited to the following)

Annual Budget and Business Plan

Work closely with the Finance Director (FD) and the Manager Financial Operations (FOM) to formulate the business medium to long-term financial and strategic plan

Enhance and automate the Budget Templates to facilitate the budget review process and the decision making process

Gather market and business intelligence (competition, market trends, etc) to generate accurate projections

Prepare and present the 5-year Business Plan (BP) for review by the FDFOM with emphasis on accuracy & timely delivery

Prepare necessary analytical reports, back-up information, bridges and other necessary information related to the BP

Work on the Management presentation deck for review meetings

Attend Management review meetings and ensure all discussions are noted & actioned in the next release

Keep control of the BP versions and co-ordinate with Group Finance to update the BP as and when required

Budgetary Analysis & Forecasting

Conduct a periodic review with proper reasoning of the financial and operational results of the Group to assess its performance

Ensure forecasts are accurate and updated on a regular basis in order to facilitate managements decision-making process

Conduct regular analysis of Business KPIs for monthly reporting purposes

Provide any other analytical reports relating to Budgets & Operations as and when required

Financial Modelling New Initiatives

Attend meetings with relevant business teams for information gathering

Perform necessary market studies & due diligences to support the financial projections

Prepare the financial modelling template to capture key drivers and all relevant data for the project

Prepare a full sensitivity analysis of the financial projections and present relevant ROI metrics for management review

Prepare necessary analytical reports, back-up information and other necessary information related to the project plan

Work on the Management presentation deck for review meetings

Attend review meetings with Management and ensure all discussions are noted & actioned in the next release

Team up with the concerned business teams for RFP submission, as required

Key Performance Indicators

Completeness, accuracy & consistency in Budgeting & Forecasting results

Improvement of Budget & Financial modelling templates

Meet Budgetary and Project plan reporting timelines

Improve Market intelligence to support management decision making

Key Competencies

Business partner approach and high level of commercial acumen

Proactive and forward thinking able to challenge and question the status quo

Strong team-work & co-ordination Skills

Strong analytical skillset (including the utilization of BI and reporting tools) & problem-solving abilities

Excellent attention to detail and project management skills

Highly professional and excellent communicator at all level of the organization, both verbal & written

Strong presentation skills

Results driven & ability to meet deadlines

High degree of autonomy and integrity


REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge Education Qualifications

Degree in accounting andor finance

CA, CPA or equivalent qualification would be an advantage

2+ years experience in handling FP&A or Commercial Finance for a medium to large size organization, preferably in the Media or Entertainment Sector

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (including writing macros), Word and PowerPoint or other relevant Presentation tools

Functional knowledge of BI tools would be an advantage

Knowledge of IFRS and reporting standards would be an advantage

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Deadline:13th Aug 2025

Company Profile

Arab Media Group (AMG) is a Dubai, United Arab Emirates, based entertainment company, a new business vertical of Dubai Holding. AMG is one of the regions leading entertainment organisations, covering radio broadcasting, event management, and family entertainment. With a vision inspired by innovation, AMG is positioned as an engaging premier integrated entertainment company, managing Global Village, Arabian Radio Network and Done Events. Founded in March 2005, AMG has a workforce of just under 400 staff across its two Dubai-based offices.



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