Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Accounting / Finance Full Time
  • Accounting / Finance
  • Full Time
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Attractive Salary AED / Month
  • Salary: Attractive Salary
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience including of heavy analytic responsibilities and direct support provided to Business Management

Website Aggreko

At Aggreko we power progress – delivering energy anywhere it’s needed so businesses can grow and communities can thrive. Mines, data centres, sporting events, manufacturing sites – even whole cities – need electricity around the clock. Reliable supplies of energy have never been more critical. That’s why we make sure our customers have power, heating, and air conditioning when and where they need it.

Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

About Aggreko plc:

Around the world, people, businesses and countries are striving for a better future. A future that needs power and the right conditions to succeed.  That’s why at Aggreko, we work round the clock, making sure our customers get the electricity, heating and cooling they need, whenever they need it – all powered by our trademark passion, unrivalled international experience and local knowledge. From urban development to unique commercial projects and even humanitarian emergencies, we bring our expertise and equipment to any location, from the world’s busiest cities to some of the most remote places on earth.  Every project is different, so we listen first and design a system supported by our service anywhere, to any scale. Transforming the lives and livelihoods of individuals, organizations and communities across the globe.

About us:

We’re the people who use our big boxes to make a massive difference.   We believe in the positive impact of power and the ability to control temperature. We believe what we do opens up opportunity and creates potential for individuals, communities, industries and societies over the world.  We believe when we work together we can do anything. We believe in the power of our team.  We’re the people who keep the lights on. And we recruit the best talent, too.

Our four values help us get even better at what we do.  It’s the Aggreko way of working – we call it Always Orange.  Always Orange means:

Being dynamic: we own the communications plan and we love the difference we make to the business. We’re nimble and are always ready to react to an ever changing world.

Being expert: we know our stuff, we’re great under pressure and we thrive in our busy, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. We use our experience to make a difference. We know how to challenge and we have the courage of our convictions.

Being together: we play for Team Aggreko and value the expertise of everyone around us. We’re accountable and we hold others to account.

Being innovative: we believe communications can help create Aggreko’s future. We never miss an opportunity to learn, to look out, or to be better.

Your key responsibilities:

Planning Cycle Support

  • Oversee the strategic planning activities undertaken in the FP&A team, including 5 Year Plan, Annual Budget and forecast consisting of issuing clear guidelines, deliverables and timeline
  • Provide an external perspective and scan the macro environment for emerging trends in the market and feed through that insight to the Business Partners and Group Finance
  • Support the implementation of an Aggreko wide planning tool as well as FP&A related system upgrades.

Internal Reporting

  • Engage with other streams within Finance (OTC, RTR and STP) for clear understanding of the financial process and alignment
  • Promote the use of the company’s business intelligence system to provide insight into the performance of the business
  • Provide analytical insight into a broad range of financial and commercial issues.
  • Prepare/review and distribute Performance Dashboard Metrics reports
  • Promote in-depth understanding of the business and help define relevant drivers for performance analytics
  • Assist in the preparation of business presentation materials
  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of business processes including financial, operational, and sales
  • Oversee the capital request and approval process
  • Develop and establish standard reporting templates and metrics
  • Perform standard analysis and reporting, including profitability and unit cost analysis

Ad-hoc analysis

  • Manage and deliver ad-hoc analysis to key stakeholders on a timely fashion
  • Support Group PLC with ad-hoc requirements relevant for the Group consolidation and analysis (including results presentation)
  • Review ongoing ad-hoc requests to determine if any requirements are requested often and work to incorporate into the standard suite of reports/analysis provided to Finance Business Partners.
  • Assist the Finance Business Partners with providing M&A acquisition support to the business
  • Support the Finance Business Partners specifically around stock valuation and asset verification processes conducted at set times during the year


  • Manage the development of a team of FP&A analysts by setting performance targets, ensuring adequate training and actively increasing skill level to provide agreed level of expertise to the business
  • Manage the day to day delivery of work of a team of analysts ensuring SLAs are met and quality standards are maintained.
  • Organize the FP&A team of analysts to ensure alignment with stakeholders and strong business fit
  • Be aware of ongoing trends in FP&A and analytics as well as best practice to promote adoption of new tools, technology and processes with the Global Process Owner

AMEA Specific job description

  • P&Ls actual and quarterly re-forecast preparation, review to ensure that the results are of highest accuracy and reported on a timely manner with all relevant details for internal and external reporting
  • Balance sheet actual and quarterly re-forecast preparation, review to ensure it is of highest accuracy and timely manner
  • Yearly Budget – Planning and delivery on budget on time with highest accuracy and timeliness
  • EPR/QPR slides preparation closely with HoF
  • Month end activities with Wipro to be managed and any issues to be escalated.
  • Balance sheet reconciliation review – Review the balance sheet reconciliations prepared by Wipro, challenge them closely and ensure highest quality recons are maintained monthly
  • Simplifying the business – Continuous clean up of all business centers, closed projects to ensure team energy/time spend only on real running projects.

Sounds like you?  Here’s what you’ll need to demonstrate:

Education / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from an accredited college or university or equivalent years of work experience

Professional skills / experience

  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience including of heavy analytic responsibilities and direct support provided to Business Management
  • Minimum of 3 years managing a team of analysts
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Deep experience in preparing financial reports, building and utilising financial and operational decision-making models, trend analysis and forecasting
  • Strong experience in managing a team of analysts providing FP&A activities
  • Ability to convey technical information to a non-technical audience
  • Experience with Infor ERP environment, an EPM solution, Financial Consolidation systems and BI
  • Advanced use of Microsoft office (primarily excel and powerpoint)

Personal skills / Experience

  • Adaptable to a highly dynamic environment
  • Able to work in a geographically dispersed global organisation
  • High level of credibility and ability on dealing with sensitive information
  • Present high level of accountability

The people you’ll work with:

  • Managing Directors
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Operations
  • HR
  • Finance Business Partners
  • Group Finance Team

About Aggreko

We welcome people from different backgrounds and cultures, and respect people’s unique skills, attitudes and experiences. We encourage everyone to be themselves at work because we know that’s how we do our best, for each other, for our customers, for the communities where we work, and for our careers.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veterans.

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