Insightful and detailed input into business strategies, driving the translation of strategies into plans, budgets and financial & operational targets (P&L, KPIs, CapEx, B/S, Cash Flow & Working Capital).
Manage the FP&A team. Design a robust best practice LRP and Annual Forecasting process (quarterly rolling forecast, 9+15 and LRP), with the responsibility to drive business to deliver on forecasts set.
Provide recommended course of action during the strategic review of PL, BS, Cash Flow and CAPEX through the delivery of Weekly forecast, Month-end performance review, quarterly reporting, Planning cycles & LRP.
Preparation of Board Deck and Analyst Deck and CFO preparation. Attend Analyst calls and explain the performance to the investor community.
Management of long term financing, working capital & delivery of cash targets.
Own Capital Allocation of the Company including management of debt level and dividend policy. Lead Corporate Finance matters e.g. restructuring, M&A, due diligence. Identify and drive cost and process efficiencies.
Recommend, design and implement improved processes that increase returns.
Manage the Financial Reporting, Tax & Special Projects team. Design and build accurate, insightful and timely financial and management reporting for Vodafone Qatar. Audit Lead and key business attendee of the Audit Committee.
Tax planning. Ensure transactions and the organisation is structured to optimise the tax position. Review and recommend the correct arms-length price in transfer pricing scenarios.
Lead the end-to-end BI process for the company. Provide insights & recommendations to improve business performance. Enable the team to be the compass for the business, owning demand mgt & cross-company analytics.
Lead special projects team to deliver on all major Finance transformation projects and company-wide cost-saving initiatives. Identify strategic transformational projects and design and implement best practice wherever possible.
15+ years of experience.
10+ years of experience in the Telecom sector.
Strategic financial planning & analysis, financial reporting, treasury, corporate finance and BI experience in a Telecoms environment (10+ years).
Analytical & Process orientated Qualified Accountant (15+ years).
Successful leader and track record of building and managing strong teams with excellent mentoring, coaching & delegating skills.
Strong decision support and governance.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to articulate complex matters to Senior Management & Executive Team in a simple manner.