ABB Company-Financial Planning & Analysis Controller, EL Global Markets ABB

ABB Company-Financial Planning & Analysis Controller, EL Global Markets ABB
Full-time, Permanent
Dubai, Generic, Utd.Arab Emir.
Job type
Retirement plan
Medical insurance

Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

ABB’s Electrification business is a leading provider of a full range of protection, control and measurement solutions – enabling safer and smarter electricity flow from substation to the point of consumption. We deliver products and systems designed to connect, protect and control electrical systems, ensuring reliability, efficiency and safety for equipment and personnel.

You will be working as a Financial Planning & Analysis Controller, EL Global Markets and will be the part of Electrification business based in Dubai, UAE. In this role you will be reporting to EL Global Markets, Head of Finance and will be responsible for operating model and re-defined business needs, the requirement for a best-in-class FP&A function for EL Global Markets.

Your responsibilities
FP&A Controller will be responsible for strategic & financial planning, periodic financial analysis, projecting and reporting the broader financial operations within EL Global Markets
Offering meaningful analyses and financial perspectives necessary for corporate decisions, strategic planning and day to day operations.
Standardizing processes for the different cost centers of Global Markets
Assisting in transforming the existing FP&A function into a world-class business support function by enhancing processes, methods, and resources, while driving simplification & supporting EL Global Markets, Head of Finance in setting up the new operating model.
Being prepared with a hands-on mind to do things by oneself, the FP&A Controller is supported by few COE/GBS (COE – Centre of expertise/ GBS – Global business services) resources
Analyzing data from a variety of sources to support decisions and align others with the organization’s overall strategy. Solving problems with excellent strategic and analytical skills; can instill a mindset of process improvement across the FP&A function.
Reflecting own limitations, lead by example and drive the function(s) performance with an attitude of continuous improvement by open to feedback and self -improvement; command respect from followers.
Connecting and building a strong relationship and can communicate clearly and persuasively. Working through conflicts and difficult situations negotiating to win solutions. Respecting and appreciating the confidentiality and sensitivity of information and situations.
Living ABB’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.
Your background
A bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting. Master’s in finance or CA (SA) or CFA will be an added advantage.
Minimum 10 years of strong controlling experience (including Sales, Marketing, Pricing & Rebates) with a thorough understanding of FP&A and SG&A cost controlling.
Required strong working experience in cost and cash or overdue management and Orders & Revenue (Customer, Product, Territory, Segment, etc.) Controlling.
Manage in an FP&A environment with systems and reporting complexity resulting from multiple M&A activities. Demonstrate the ability to achieve results in a complex, multi-functional, multi-geographical and matrixed organization.
Required experience in assessing major investments (Capex or CIMT) & restructuring including associated risk and opportunities.
Required excellent communication skills – both written and oral.
Brings a combination of financial experience, including exposure to FP&A at Corporate or Business or local level, as well as more traditional finance including experience with financial systems and tools at an operating level.
Candidates having worked for multinational companies and big consulting firms will be preferred
More about us

Bring your very own sense of pride and purpose as you help us drive forward the Fourth Industrial Revolution – creating a sustainable future for our planet, and your career. Join ABB and harness the power of our diverse global network, as you collaborate with and learn from our world-class teams. Above all, challenge yourself every day. Let’s write the future, together.

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