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Financial Analyst

 
Company Name: Yellow Door Energy
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 3+ year
Degree: Bachelors Degree
Gender:Any
Age:Any  
Nationality: Any
Salary:AED 15,000 to 20,000 per month
Job Description:
Salary: USD $49,000-$65,000 annually (AED 15,000 to 20,000 per month), depending on experience
Start Date: Immediately
How To Apply: Please email your CVs to [email protected] with the subject title “Application: Financial Analyst Dubai”. We thank all candidates for their interest in Yellow Door Energy. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
ABOUT YELLOW DOOR ENERGY
Yellow Door Energy is a market-leading provider of solar and energy efficiency solutions for commercial and industrial customers in the Middle East and Africa. Its projects enable customers to reduce energy costs, improve power reliability and lower carbon emissions. The company recently raised $65 million in Series A financing from global investors IFC, Mitsui, Equinor, APICORP and Adenium. Learn more: www.yellowdoorenergy.com
JOB DESCRIPTION
We are looking for an experienced financial analyst to join our team and support the company’s growth. The ideal candidate will be excited about bringing solar energy and energy efficiency technology to commercial and industrial customers in the Middle East and Africa. She/he will work in a multi-disciplinary environment with new business development, technical and finance teams to support bids for solar leases and other offerings to potential customers. The candidate will also coordinate the annual business plan, setting up a robust structure and process to enable a smooth consolidation, review and reporting to senior management; this will require creating new templates and tools to collect, review and analyze information from the business units.
RESPONSIBILITIES
New business development transaction support, covering all aspects of the project lifecycle
Coordination of the annual business plan process, including creation and maintenance of related templates and tools and consolidation at group level
Financial forecast and scenario modelling
Financial models for debt raising
Reviewing existing financial models and updating them based on best practice modelling techniques
Supporting the finance team with solutions that automate finance and other operations
The role requires highly advanced Excel modelling skills combined with a critical and commercial mindset. The ideal candidate must be able to step back and take a holistic view of the strategic purpose of each financial model and how the various models fit together. In addition to placing a high value on information quality, the candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills to foster positive working relationships at all levels of the organization. She/he will be adept at bringing others along with their ideas, policies and procedures, as well as be an excellent time manager, effectively balancing day-to-day deliverables with project deadlines. The candidate will also be passionate about detail, digging into information received, constructively challenging inputs and taking accountability for the accuracy and quality of financial models throughout the organization, including those not operated by him/herself. She/he will thrive in a fast moving and growing business, continually challenging how things are done in the interest of improving the systems, processes and the quality of financial models.
COMPENSATION
Help grow the leading clean energy utility of the future and support the global energy transition
Annual salary starting at 15,000-20,000 AED/month depending on the candidate’s skills and experience
Performance-based bonus to be discussed and agreed
Health plan for candidate and family
Great colleagues and a fun and challenging work environment
EXPERIENCE
3+ years’ experience in a corporate, financial or professional services firm
Experience of operating in Middle East, Africa and South Asia, renewable energy or infrastructure sectors is considered beneficial but not required.
COMPETENCIES REQUIRED
Excellent IT skills, especially highly advanced MS Excel
Strong analytical and interpretative skills
Ability to challenge assumptions and ways of working in a constructive manner
Ability to describe complex technical issues in a clear and non-technical way
Self-starter with initiative, enthusiasm and an open/flexible mindset to enable a quick assimilation of and application of new techniques and knowledge
Fluent in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills, tailoring the communication to the audience
A very good understanding of accounting and financial concepts
EDUCATION
University degree is required, preferably in a numerate discipline
Qualified accountant and/or CFA charter holder (or candidate) and/or MBA is desirable
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