Africa and Middle East / Saudi Arabia / / Riyadh

Finance & Corporate Development

#: 106981-en_US / 106981

Regular

Full-Time

 

 

 

ABOUT THE ROLE:

 

The FP&A Analyst demonstrates accountability for functional business, and broad company

objectives. In this role you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within a functional area of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy.

 

ROLE DETAILS:

 

  • Integrate and support processes that meet business needs, manage issues within functional areas of expertise
  • Analyze and organize data appropriately by anticipating the internal clients expectations and work effectively
  • Use knowledge of line of business and trends to determine materiality of variances; analyze and report the financial impact on the business
  • Manages forecasting and planning process, ensuring reporting requirement deadlines are met by facilitating and coordinating efforts across all teams locally and regionally
  • Ensure effective closing of books on monthly & quarterly basis, meeting all checks and balances and reporting requirements
  • Effectively participate in business planning session (annual/adhoc) and track progress 
  • Participate in development of financial policies & procedures/processes across International Media to drive simplification & efficiency
  • Anticipate the effect of other relevant systems and procedures on FP&A processes by applying knowledge of accounting, finance and business processes.
  • Assist in driving the profitability and growth by analyzing revenues and costs as well as new initiatives as well as helping manage cash flow
  • Frequently performing analytical assessment of different streams of businesses to check on the profitability and other relevant KPI to assess business health.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited university in Finance, Accounting, or Economics
  • At least 4-6 years of experience in financial positions
  • Advanced MS Office, Google sheets, SAP, Hyperion-EPM
  • Fluent English
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated Analytical skills, structured approach and proactive
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities and deliver on key priorities
  • Ability to work successfully with people from a variety of different cultures and backgrounds, with remote counterparts
  • Critical Thinking- able to analyze and demonstrate problem solving skills
  • Works well under tight deadlines and collaborating with multiple stakeholders and a dynamic environment

 

ABOUT THE TEAM:

 

Internal:

  • Work closely with local / regional FP&A teams, Client service leadership and commercial teams
  • Work along and collaborate with Controllership teams on closing schedule, accounting services, and consolidated accounts, with focus on numbers making sense
  • Work with Revenue Controllers on revenue projections and conversions, at the same time collaborating with them on collections
  • Partner with Operational Controller and team (closing cut-off dates, journals, supporting documentation ) along with compliance and governance

External:

  • Shared Service Centre (if outsourced)
  • External Audit or Consultants

 

The IMEA FPA team is located in India,UAE, South Africa and Belgium with interactions to each others

 

ABOUT NIELSEN:

 

As the arbiter of truth, Nielsen Global Media fuels the media industry with unbiased, reliable data about what people watch and listen to. To discover what’s true, we measure across all channels and platforms—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are armed with the truth, they have a deeper understanding of their audiences and can accelerate growth.

 

Do you want to move the industry forward with Nielsen? Our people are the driving force. Your thoughts, ideas and expertise can propel us forward. Whether you have fresh thinking around maximizing a new technology or you see a gap in the market, we are here to listen and take action. Our team is made strong by a diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills, and backgrounds. You’ll enjoy working with smart, fun, curious colleagues, who are passionate about their work. Come be part of a team that motivates you to do your best work!

 

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