Financial Planning&Reporting Analyst

Nakilat - Qatar

Job Summary and Purpose

National Candidates Preferred.

Support the continuous improvement initiatives to drive efficiency in financial processes by providing accurate & timely financial reports and analyzing annual budget while ensuring compliance with rules and regulations.


Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities:

Financial Reporting:
1. Prepare quarterly, half-yearly and annual consolidated financial statements within required timeline
2. Ensure financial statements are prepared in compliance with IFRS & US GAAP
3. Present entity level performance on CFO’s quarterly review meeting
4. Ensure accurate and timely submission of required reports / information to various regulatory authorities (QFMA, QSE, Statistics Dept. etc.)
5. Coordinate with external auditors for annual statutory audit, half-yearly review and interim audit to ensure that all audit queries are adequately addressed and resolved in a timely manner
6. Provide monthly OPEX cost report for Fleet Dept. to comment on variances.

Planning:
7. Lead annual budget activity and seek relevant information and explanations from budget owners
8. Prepare entity level annual budget with analysis & explanations
9. Prepare financial slides for JV Board meeting and present the annual budget to the JV Board

Internal Controls:
10. Co-ordinate with departments to ensure Risk Control Matrix for ICOFR is up to date
11. Work with departments or consultant to ensure annual testing of operating effectiveness of internal controls is performed
12. Co-ordinate with External Auditor to ensure alignment on RCM and ICOFR testing and remediation actions

Due Diligence & Investor Relations:
13. Prepare ad-hoc models and analysis to support operational and strategic business decisions.
14. Support Investor Relations team on Arabic related matters – (dealing with regulatory authorities & shareholders’ inquiries)
15. Support Investor Relations team on Nakilat’s Board meetings AGM / EGM and related communications with regulatory authorities

Accountabilities - 2

Generic Accountabilities:

Safety, Health, Environment, & Quality (SHEQ):
16. Adhere to all relevant SHEQ policies, procedures, instructions and controls so that NAKILAT provides a safe, world class, secure and environmentally responsible service to customers, the public and its own people.

Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures:
17. Implement approved policies, processes and procedures, and provide instructions to subordinates to ensure their proper implementation.

Others:
18. Support continuous improvement initiatives within the team to drive efficiency in financial planning & reporting processes
19. Coordinate with tax advisors for preparation and submission of annual & periodic tax returns (UK VAT, UK Corporate Tax, and Qatari taxation).
20. Coordinate and communicate with JV partners/vessel managers/charterers on regular basis.
21. Carry out any other duties as directed by the Financial Planning & Reporting Manager.

Accountabilities - 3 Competencies Accounting Policies & Procedures - Practitioner Achievement Oriented - Intermediate Audit Management - Practitioner Collaboration & Team Work - Intermediate Customer Centricity - Intermediate Drive Vision - Intermediate Empower & Nurture Talent - Intermediate Financial Analysis - Specialist Financial Reporting & Compliance - Practitioner Financial Risk Management - Practitioner General Accounting Processes - Practitioner Interactive Communication - Intermediate Inventory and Fixed Assets Administration - Beginner Management Reporting - Specialist Professional Accounting Standards - Practitioner Solution Oriented - Intermediate Tax Strategy, Planning & Compliance - Practitioner Financial Planning and Budgeting - Specialist Key Result Areas
  • Implement sound financial practices and standards
  • Prepare and finalize Statement of Financial position and Income Statement
  • Prepare budgets.
  • Effective tax calculations and understanding
  • Compliance with all accounting standards
  • Timely disclosure of accurate Management reports
  • Ethical and responsible decisions making
Interactions and Working Relations Internal:
  • Chiefs, Senior Management, Managers and Heads – to provide update on financial reporting activities, budget related matters etc.
  • Internal Auditors – to discuss compliance with international standards, rules, regulations, policies and procedures
External:
  • Charterer, vessels managers, JV Partners and Tax advisors – to regularly review invoices, OPEX cost, budgeting and taxation
  • Auditors - to provide financial performance overview of operations and other relevant financial material for audit purposes
Financial Authorities

As per TOFA

Qualifications, Experience and Job Skills Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or any related field
  • Specialized certificates are preferred (CPA,ACCA, CA, CMA…etc)
Experience:
  • Minimum 4 years of related experience in a similar position, preferably in a similar industry.
Job Specific Skills:
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting and financial principles and tools. (US GAAP & IFRSs)
  • Knowledge of financial concepts and statistical/analytical methods and ability to use data effectively to develop, implement and manage operational plans and actions
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