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QR14360 - Business Finance Officer | Qatar Airways | Doha

Organisation: Qatar Airways
Job Function: Finance
Division: Finance (Division)
Employment Type: Full Time - Permanent
City: Middle East | Qatar | Doha
Last date of application: 15-Apr-2017

Qatar Airways

Welcome to a world where ambitions fly high

From experienced pilots to dynamic professionals embarking on new careers, Qatar Airways is searching for talented individuals to join our award-winning team.

We take pride in our people—a dynamic and culturally diverse workforce is essential to why we are one of the finest and fastest growing airlines in the world.

We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages.

About the role:

In this role you will be responsible for the preparation of financial planning, following up on execution of financial plans by tracking risks, controls, opportunities, and driving corrective actions in cooperation with the management team.

As a subject matter expert the role will provide value-added, meaningful, and insightful reporting and financial analysis for Management. 

 

Key Accountabilities of the role:

Operational

  • Analyses monthly financial statements, identifies the drivers of financial performance and proposes potential solutions. Evaluates and prioritizes financial and operational viability and attractiveness of solutions proposed by self and others.
  • Produces periodic financial forecasts, projection as well as annual strategic and financial plans.
  • Independently completes reviews of current practices to ensure effective control and/or feasibility reviews of proposed business operating plans to ensure the most efficient functioning of all areas of the company.
  • Possesses a high degree of analytical ability in order to prepare analyses and develop new reports/formats/distributions media.
  • Reviews and prepares analyses of potential new business ventures to evaluate adequacy of supporting business case.
  • Reports on actual investment or initiative results after implementation and compares to original project plan. Monitors the capital budget to insure funds are spent as intended.
  • Presents annual plan process within assigned area, and functions as a resource for area’s planners on the criteria for the current processes.
  • Maintain and update key operating statistics of the airline constantly sought at various levels of management for decision-making including other airlines statistics.

Client Management

  • Regularly review the department financial objectives, plans, procedures and practices and recommend appropriate changes if needed.
  • Oversee and coach employees within the function who carry out financial transactions to ensure a high standard of service delivery.
  • As Subject Matter Expert, provide financial guidance to the assigned function to enhance quality of decision-making.

Development

  • Take responsibility for own ongoing personal development and growth of expertise.
  • Train and develop other employees, for proper succession planning and risk management.
  • Assist in the response to any emergency or a major operational disruption affecting Qatar Airways or its subsidiaries, including support of the Qatar Airways Special Assistance Program.
  • Perform related duties as assigned which may not be specifically listed in the job description, but which are within the general occupational series and responsibilities level associated with the incumbent’s class of work. 

Operational Safety

  • Ensure full awareness of work health and safety requirements and expectations in order to minimise health and safety risks for self and colleagues.
  • Ensure compliance to all relevant safety, security, quality and environmental management policies, procedures and controls across the operation to guarantee employee safety, security, legislative compliance, delivery of high quality service with a responsible environmental attitude
  • Take a direct and personal interest in reported injuries, incidents, near misses and hazards to ensure that appropriate reporting, investigation and response is being achieved.
About You:

Qualifications:

Essential

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent

Preferred

  • Master’s Degree
  • CA/CPA qualified, with excellent post qualification experience.

 

Previous Experience:

Essential

  • Minimum 4 years of job-related experience required
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to review variances, understand business cycle and their impact on the profit and loss account.
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills are a must, as is the ability to work effectively across the organization
  • Good knowledge of internal finance system
  • Knowledge of cost centre accounting, preparing budgets and forecasts

 

  • Job Specific Skills:

    Essential

  • Must have excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word, MS Access and Power Point
  • Must have the ability to analyse and interpret data.
  • Must have excellent organizational ability to be able to set priorities, handle multiple responsibilities /work interruptions, and meet deadlines.
  • Must be a self-starter and have the ability to work independently with minimal instruction
  • Must have good interpersonal skills
  • Must have the ability to maintain strict confidentiality of records and information.
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV
2. CV

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