VAC7089 - Manager - FPP & Consolidation

  • Field: Finance
  • Contract type: Full Time - Permanent
  • Location: Qatar - Doha
  • Closing date: 2018-06-01 12:00:00

Job role:

Role and Context

 We are an award-winning international communications company operating across the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia. Serving consumers and businesses in 10 countries, we deliver a leading data experience through a broad range of content and services via our advanced, data-centric mobile and fixed networks. With a customer base of more than 138 million people, we work hard to provide the best customer and network experience we can. We believe in the power of mobile technology to bring about social and economic progress.


The Financial Performance Management (FPM) unit supports the growth and performance of Ooredoo Group and ultimately the returns through monitoring and reporting the financial performance of the company investments (in operating companies/joint ventures etc). It provides financial / non-financial reports for the CFO and the Board enabling an accurate picture to be formed from a financial perspective of the performance of those investments.


This role supports the function and senior management in Planning, Monitoring and Evaluating performance of the company’s investments in order to optimise their performance, identify and minimise information gaps and investment risks, and maximise financial returns. In addition to assist in reviewing OPEX/CAPEX requests as part of the authorisation process where spend is over and above the approved Authority Matrix.


Role Accountabilities

  • Monitor performance improvement programmes from OG perspective such as Cost Optimization and Segment Profitability across the Group and OpCo’s as directed by the Director.
  • Undertake OpCo performance review, develop reports and make recommendations for use by the Director.
  • Prepare and consolidate Group annual business plan in and assist in the preparation of long-term objectives and market expectations
  • Prepare presentation and board documents for annual business plan and quarterly forecasts.
  • Undertake critical review of the relevant OpCo’s business plan and forecast in conjunction with OpCo’s historical performance, market performance, group and market expectations, highlight any areas of concern and/or discrepancies bringing them to the attention of senior management for resolution/action.
  • Builds and maintains internal valuation models to support Group accounting and finance functions (financial control, Goodwill testing, debt and equity capital market activities, investor relations and others as necessary).
  • Assists in preparation of papers, presentations, spreadsheets and other materials for monthly board reports, rating agencies, investment management activities, treasury reports, bond offering, IPO offering, QGMC  and other special situations, as necessary. 
  • Undertake the analysis and tracking of group performance against market expectations.
  • Support and monitor work of external consultants when necessary.
  • Reviews subsidiary funding requirements in support of Group treasury to identify /support its resource requirements, highlighting any areas of concern.
  • Develops detailed understanding of subsidiary business environment including regulatory environment, competitive strengths and challenges, and other business issues in order to utilise this information for validation and benchmarking.
  • Prepare and disseminate benchmarking data analysis against market expectations
  • Develops and maintains positive working relationships with subsidiary and Group finance staff.
  • Provide support to the Investor Relations department and prepare the annual rating agencies deck.



  • Must have minimum of 10 years’ experience within a financial investment / analysis environment, some of which in a similar role.
  • Strong understanding of characteristics of debt and equity is required.
  • Proven application software skills are required (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook). Knowledge of MS Access and Project are desirable. Knowledge of basic applied statistics / econometrics would be an advantage.
  • Individual must be able to audit (i.e. review, understand and repair / redesign) and construct detailed spreadsheet-based financial models including income statement, balance sheet, and sources & uses of funds/cash flows.
  • Prior telecoms experience is essential and emerging markets experience is preferred.
  • Prior experience of ERP and reporting systems are highly desirable (Oracle, Cognos, Hyperion, other(s)).
  • Prior exposure to North Africa and/or Middle East desirable but not essential.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, business or related discipline.
  • Accounting qualification (CA, CMA, or similar) is desirable.

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