Senior Financial Analyst MEA

Job ID:  36722
Location:  BEIRUT (LBN)

Murex is a recognized global leader in software development for trading, risk management and processing. Every day banks, asset managers, corporations and utilities, across the world, rely on Murex people and Murex solutions to support their capital markets activities. Our motto “pioneering again” sums it all up: since its creation, Murex has reinvented itself time and again to adapt to capital markets revolutions – each time offering innovative software solutions to the industry.

Over 2500 specialists are located across our 19 offices: Beijing, Beirut, Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Mexico, Moscow, New York, Nicosia, Paris, Sao Paulo, Santiago, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto.

You will be responsible of the Finance & Planning Analysis duties for MEA region. Using established procedures and processes, you will analyze financial data and variances against Budget, Forecast and Prior Year as well as participate to Finance Dept Month-end closure processes. You will also assist Operational management and Regional Finance Controller in the preparation of Budget and forecasts and contribute to global FP&A projects.

 

Your Responsibilities

Month-end & quarter-end Activity:

  • Will be strongly involved in month-end/quarter end and year-end closures processes.
  • Will ensure that accruals are booked according to company global standards.
  • Will check and ensure the quality and accuracy of accounting entries and data reported.
  • Will be responsible of the reconciliation between management accounting and legal accounting.
  • Will supervise service interco billing and accruals.

 

Plan & Forecast:

  • Will be responsible for preparing Operational budget, Headcount budget and Financial Budgets.
  • Will capture Headcount budget assumptions during meetings with Operations and HR.
  • Will challenge actual and forecasted amounts and suggest improvement actions.
  • Will prepare presentation and present Budget and Forecast to CFO.

 

Business partner for the operational leaders of the area:

  • Will provide variance analysis Actual versus Prior Year and budget figures.
  • Will participate in meetings with operational managers to provide insightful comments and analysis to help the business leaders improve business performance.
  • Will be preparing Monthly results presentations and presenting month-end results to operational leaders and produce meeting minutes and actions list follow-up.
  • Will work on Revenue recognition and lead quarterly reviews with commercial and operational team to assess compliance with revenue recognition procedure.

 

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S) in accounting or related finance discipline or equivalent experience is required.
  • Minimum 5-7 years of relevant experience
  • Among which 2 years of Accounting and 3+ years’ experience in Financial Planning and Analysis position are mandatory
  • CPA or equivalent is a plus; MBA is a plus
  • Experience in the big four accounting firms is also a plus
  • Detail oriented, strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and in collaboration with operational teams
  • Ability to communicate efficiently; Fluent English is a must and French is a plus
  • Ability to work under pressure in a continuously evolving environment