Finance Business Partner Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Accounting & Finance   Dubai   40 views Reference: 34104
Job Details

Works closely with Center of Excellence Leadership in driving financial management of the unit to run day to day business, consolidate and report Advanced Analytics Center of Excellence use-progress, and support leadership through well informed decisions based on financial analyses

Own and steer budgets & financial planning, leading discussions with technology, businesses, HR to determine the yearly budget (headcount and cost, tooling, infra etc.) for Advanced Analytics Center of Excellence

Lead process to recommend and implement best practices around CoE related cost capture, opex/capex allocation methodology to businesses basis use-case delivery, indirect cost recharges and cost discipline within the CoE

Provide day-to-day financial support to CoE (cost allocation, actual spend, reporting, etc.)

Drive monthly and quarterly follow-up with key stakeholders to ensure robust and accurate financial forecasts (opex & capex)

Seek opportunities and proactively monitor the financial performance and initiate actions to constantly drive efficiency and cost consciousness

Work with CoE leads and Product Owners (POs) :

To assist in opportunity sizing to help assess use-case feasibility

To analytically review business case build, basis evolving use-case results

Review overall tracking mechanism agreed for AA impact quantification for individual use-cases :

Define standards and processes to be applied across use-cases when creating and tracking KPIs

Ensure consistent impact calculation methodologies across use-cases, including analytical review of synthetic control model outputs

Work closely with Business Finance Managers (BFMs) to align on use-case impact with businesses, as required

Liaise with internal teams as needed, to ensure consistent finance data collection and analysis for each initiative

Consolidate impact across use-cases and periodically provide insights on the overall results/ benefits of the Advanced Analytics Center of Excellence program

Work with CoE leaders, in providing fact-based decision support for strategic direction and achievement of short and long-term goals

Duties and responsibilities:

Drive Performance Management through a robust challenge & review process across actual performance, forecasts and budgets

Add value to the strategic direction by driving the multi year planning, annual budgeting and continuous forecasting process by adopting best practice performance management techniques and KPIs, in support of Head of Business Performance, Group Financial Controller and Group CFO

Add value to the strategic direction of AA CoE by providing guidance, support and challenging their vision and aspirations, particularly on performance

Drive the team by guiding, supporting and challenging, with a proactive forward thinking outlook

Responsible for ensuring adherence to management accounting policies


Bachelor’s degree in Technology or Finance & Accounting. Data Analysts with MBA finance, CA/ACA qualification is preferred

Experience, knowledge and skills:

Minimum of 8-10 years of post qualification experience

Should have worked in a Banking setup

Should have exposure to Management Accounting, Financial Accounting and Budgeting & Forecasting exercise

Should have managed a team of people

Experience in Data analysis & Statistical modelling with business knowledge across banking products is preferred

Experience in driving finance function for technology start ups

Good understanding of accounting, management reporting and business performance measurement tools

Excellence with MS Office Applications

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate complex financial data into actionable insights

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, senior business and finance stakeholders

Company Description
Emirates NBD (DFM: Emirates NBD) is a leading banking group in the MENAT (Middle East, North Africa and Turkey) region with a presence in 13 countries, serving over 17 million customers. As at 31st December 2022, total assets were AED 742 billion, (equivalent to approx. USD 202 billion). The Group has operations in the UAE, Egypt, India, Turkey, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Singapore, the United Kingdom, Austria, Germany, Russia and Bahrain and representative offices in China and Indonesia with a total of 879 branches and 4,130 ATMs / SDMs. Emirates NBD is the leading financial services brand in the UAE with a Brand value of USD 3.6 billion. Emirates NBD Group serves its customers (individuals, businesses, governments, and institutions) and helps them realise their financial objectives through a range of banking products and services including retail banking, corporate and institutional banking, Islamic banking, investment banking, private banking, asset management, global markets and treasury, and brokerage operations. The Group is a key participant in the global digital banking industry with 97% of all financial transactions and requests conducted outside of its branches. The Group also operates Liv., the lifestyle digital bank by Emirates NBD, with close to half a million users, it continues to be the fastest-growing bank in the region.Emirates NBD contributes to the construction of a sustainable future as an active participant and supporter of the UAEs main development and sustainability initiatives, including financial wellness and the inclusion of people of determination. Emirates NBD is also an early supporter to Dubai Can sustainability initiative, a city-wide initiative aimed to reduce use of single-use plastic bottled water.