Senior Financial Analyst

Location
Al Kuwait, Kuwait
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
19 May 2019
Ref
3905199
Responsibilities
• Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking
• Analyze financial data – and create financial models for decision support
• Report on financial performance and prepare for regular leadership reviews
• Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements
• Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting and decision support
• Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts
• Guide cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures
• Provide analysis of trends and forecasts and recommend actions for optimization
• Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; study proposed changes in methods and materials
• Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and Excel dashboards
• Increase productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools
• Perform market research, data mining, business intelligence, and valuation comps
• Maintain a strong financial analysis foundation creating forecasts and models
• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel is mentioned in virtually any financial analyst job description; familiarity with data query/data management tools extremely helpful (Access, SQL, Business Objects)
• Grow financial performance through analysis of financial results, forecasts, variances, and trends.
• Create recommendations to be presented to management and executives
• Develop financial models to support valuation, planning, and forecasting
• Aid in the capital budgeting and expenditure planning processes
• Reconcile existing transactions through cross-referencing of incoming and outgoing data
• Conduct comparable analysis and market research to support internal financial analysis
• Responsible for maintaining up-to-date technical knowledge of financial instruments, market conditions and trends