Manager Business Control & Financial Support – Qatar Airways – Doha – Qatar

About your Role
You will be responsible for the preparation of financial and strategic information, monitoring variance against the budget, evaluating opportunities/risks and implementing cost control. You will provide technical training and upscale the technical competencies of the Business Finance team across the group. You will support the middle management business with financial business cases, dashboards and analyses. You will focus on value-added, meaningful and insightful reporting and training to the Senior Management in Finance and the Business Units. You will organize and manage requests from Senior Management Finance, set priorities and manage daily work of team members.
We need you to develop business partner relationship functionality with leaders of assigned area of responsibility. You will act as a Subject Matter Expert and a focal point within Group Finance for analytical tools, dashboard creating and operational consistency.

Your Responsibilities
Develop, monitor and review, Internal Accounting Policies and Standard Operating Procedures for each area of operation within the business unit, in line with business needs, with focus on process improvement and internal control
Offer training and support to the Business Finance team across the board on the use of contemporary models, techniques and quantitative tools in order to support the capability building of the team and enhance the level of service to the business.
Keep abreast with the latest tools and available models of financial analysis
Organise and conduct periodic training sessions within Group Finance on financial tools and models to ensure operational consistency across the group
Accountable to present an objective view of the financial situation and provide sound recommendation for the allocation of resources in the most efficient way to achieve business objective.
Responsible to participate in the annual strategic planning process – this may encompass industry and market trends and analysis, SWOT analysis, scenario analysis and planning, budgeting and forecasting, strawman development and sensitivity analysis
Develop advanced financial models and conduct analysis using a broad range of quantitative tools and techniques (trend analyses on past financial and operational performance, root cause analyses, analysis of profitability drivers, scenario modelling for future options, unit-cost benchmarking).

Be part of an extraordinary story
Your skills. Your imagination. Your ambition. Here, there are no boundaries to your potential and the impact you can make. You’ll find infinite opportunities to grow and work on the biggest, most rewarding challenges that will build your skills and experience. You have the chance to be a part of our future, and build the life you want while being part of an international community.
Our best is here and still to come. To us, impossible is only a challenge. Join us as we dare to achieve what’s never been done before. Together, everything is possible

About You
Bachelor Degree with minimum 8 years of job – related experience
Excellent communication and presentation skills are a must, as is the ability to work effectively across the organization. Excellent written, verbal and strong influencing and negotiations skills.
Experience working on tight internal reporting timescales and managing responsibilities/work interruptions, while meeting deadlines.
Experience in providing technical (finance related) training and support to the Senior Stakeholders within Business Unit and Finance team
Experience in developing and delivering trainings on contemporary models, techniques, latest tools of financial analysis
Experience in conducting in depth analysis on a variety of complex strategic and business projects/issue, extracting and analysing date and presenting the findings and recommendations directly to the business
Airline experience with good knowledge of operational costs and cost unit measurement
Good knowledge of internal finance system
Knowledge of cost centre accounting, preparing budgets and forecasts
Strong analytical skills with the ability to review variances, understand the business cycle and their impact on the profit and loss account.

About Qatar Airways Group
Our story started with four aircraft. Today, we deliver excellence across 12 different businesses coming together as one. We’ve grown fast, broken records and set trends that others follow. We don’t slow down by the fear of failure. Instead, we dare to achieve what’s never been done before.
So whether you’re creating a unique experience for our customers or innovating behind the scenes, every person contributes to our proud story. A story of spectacular growth and determination. Now is the time to bring your best ideas and passion to a place where your ambition will know no boundaries, and be part of a truly global community

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