Lead Business Finance Partner – MEA Tech Cloud

January 14, 2022

Job Description

  • Full Time
  • Nigeria

Oracle Nigeria

Oracle provides the world’s most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems, with more than 370,000 customers including 100 of the Fortune 100 representing a variety of sizes and industries in more than 145 countries around the globe.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:
Job Title: Lead Business Finance Partner – MEA Tech Cloud
Reference No.: 21000UQU
Location: Nigeria
Job: Finance
Job Type: Regular Employee Hire
Detailed Description

Financial support to business areas through financial analysis, budgeting, planning & forecasting; to facilitate decision making and future business strategies.
As a member of Oracle’s finance organization, you will be responsible for providing all aspects of financial support for planning and control.
Assist in consolidation and reporting of financial results; preparation of the annual budget.
Gather, model, analyze, prepare, and summarize information for financial plans, operating forecasts, trended future specifications, etc.; on a weekly, monthly, or quarterly basis.
Prepares recommendations based on analyzes.
May perform revenue and expense analysis, headcount and headcount driven expense analysis at cost centre level, tracking of product and product line revenue, reconciliation of accounts receivable, variance analysis and ad-hoc analysis as needed.
You may participate in cross-functional programs and projects.
Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others.
Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in the area of specialization.

Key Responsibilities
As a member of the Oracle GBF Finance organization, you will:

Provide value-added business support to help the business achieve top-line and bottom-line growth
Supply constant and real-time financial information to business partners on bookings, consumption, workloads, operating expenses, headcount and other key business drivers.
Ensure close collaboration and optimal task ownership between the rest of the MEA Cloud Finance Team and the BPS teams in GFIC to ensure optimal business support and information flows.
Undertake quarter-end close
Represent Finance in periodical Business reviews with particular emphasis on improving financial performance.
Support the annual budget and quota setting process, providing guidance on appropriate levels of growth and targets for sales reps.
Participate in Forecast process, including forecast calls, cloud consumption reviews, pipeline/large deal reviews, provide early warning analysis, and assess potential risk/upside
Liaise between the Business and other internal groups (e.g. Rev Rec, Deal Management, Legal, Credit and Collection, Source to Settle, Tax, HR, GIC and EMEA Sales Compensation) to provide guidance and interpretation of Oracle policies
Involvement in Compliance reviews and Risk assessment.


As Lead Business Finance Partner for MEA Tech Cloud, you act as finance business partner to the Saudi and LEENA Cluster Leader.
You will ensure that global business processes and practices are followed in providing accurate financial analysis in support of Oracle’s business to facilitate decision making and future business strategies.
You are responsible for forecast, budget and planning for the Clusters and provide advice on future direction, give early warning on risks and upside and mitigate risks where possible.
You monitor performance versus objectives with a particular focus on bookings, cloud consumption and growth of the cloud business.

Preferred Qualifications

BSc / BA in Accounting / Finance preferred.
CPA / MBA desired.
8 years of relevant work experience.
Strong Microsoft Office skills and proficiency in Oracle Financials.
Strong analysis and research skills.
Ability to partner across functions.

Personal and Interpersonal Competencies:

Ability to analyze situations and make recommendations to solve issues or improve the process
Strong communicator. Expresses and articulates key elements of ideas or concepts (both written and verbal) in a logical, descriptive, and comprehensible manner.
Competency in business process design and systems usage
Promotes an open flow of information so all concerned are well informed
Takes initiative to achieve value-added results, within the scope of responsibility
Technical aptitude, ability to quickly learn new systems and procedures
Ability to work well in a fast-paced and changing environment
Relevant experience in enterprise software
Handle ambiguous and challenging ad hoc requests and deliver high-quality analysis to enable decision making
Experience in working with multi-cultural and remote contacts
Strong influencing skills, and able to succeed with matrix reporting
Experience in the Cloud Business is preferred.
Fluent written and spoken English (necessary) and Arabic (preferred).

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note: Applicants are required to read, write, and speak the following languages: Arabic.

To apply for this job please visit oracle.taleo.net.


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