DescriptionOne of our Telecom clients in the Middle East is looking for an Engagement Manager to work on a Finance Transformation project (assessment of corporate finance capabilities, methods, processes, tools, data, etc. and recommending improvements based on best practices).
The responsibilities and the main objectives are the following:
- Work with the Internal Consulting and Finance team to develop and implement enhanced end-to-end reporting processes.
- Work with the Internal Consulting and Internal Standards/ Business Excellence team to enhance process reliability, efficiency and controls.
- Apply leading practice finance and accounting transaction processing benchmark analysis and define target structures in one or more core finance areas like Record-to-Report (RtR), Procure-to-Pay (PtP), Order-to-Cash (OtC).
- Manage transition and implementation of New Finance Services operating model and multiple processes from an existing organization to target organization, including transition management, process re-engineering and knowledge transfer and training.
- Develop detailed teamwork plans, direct project teams, deliver status reports, meet budget and quality standards and supervise the work of other team members.
- Interact with senior management levels at a client.
- Relevant experience working in a similar role preferably within the Telecom/ IT sector (min. 5 years)
- Project or program management experience (min. 3 years)
- Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment (min. 5 years)
- Direct experience in configuration, conversion, detailed process design or creating business change using SAP, Oracle or similar systems (min. 3-5 years)
- Revenue Recognition and/ or Financial Planning & Analysis (min. 3 years)
- Process mapping and improvement and setting performance measures (min. 3 years)
- Master degree: in Business Administration or Finance & Accounting
- Optional: CPA, CFA, CA, CMA, or similar professional qualification/ certification
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