Financial Planning & Forecast Head | First Point Group


Job Details

Financial Planning & Forecast Head

  • Negotiable
  • United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Middle East United Arab Emirates Dubai
  • Permanent

We are working exclusively with one of our Leading Telco Clients to support them in their search for a Financial Planning & Forecast Head to be based in their Dubai Office.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Detailed Planning & Forecasting at Regional level
  • Annual Operating Plans for the group as well as countries (Top down approach)
  • To Train the planning & forecasting heads at Countries
  • Building & updating the financial forecasting & planning models
  • Hardcore business analytics for decision making process for the senior management.
  • Short, medium and long range plans for countries as well as region.
  • Highlighted financial state of affair in CAPEX and OPEX into various management and analytical reports


  • Monthly Forecast both at country wise operation as well as regional level.
  • Forecast vs actuals both at country wise and regional level, with action plans for bridging the gaps
  • Revenue forecasting
  • 3/5/10 Year business plans
  • Monthly Engagement with countries planning heads
  • Monthly business review decks.


  • Must be ACCA or CA qualified Or have an MBA (Finance/Accounting) degree
  • 10+ years financial planning experience
  • 5 years team management/leadership experience
  • Experience of working in a multinational organization with a regional or cross-continental presence.
  • Strategic communicator with a knack for crafting clear, concise, and persuasive messages that resonate with senior leadership.
  • Enthusiastic and optimistic with a can-do attitude.
  • Uses data and evidence to support their decisions.
  • Think critically and strategically to solve problems.
  • Values teamwork and collaboration over individual success.
  • Networking and strong inter-personal skills
  • Teamwork and collaboration

Gemma O'Flaherty Account Manager
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