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Budget And Reporting Specialist/Senior Specialist

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
15 May 2024

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Budget and Reporting Senior Specialist is responsible for providing financial and budget analysis, reporting, modeling and forecasting to assist the Budget Office as well as providing  analysis to support funding decisions. Responsibility also includes assistance in the preparation of budgets and assisting the budget owners as and when required.

Operational Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Budget Manager with preparation, review, and analysis of the budget plans for all University departments, in consideration of the overall objectives of the University
  • Provide advice and technical assistance for all aspects of budget preparation, policy, analysis, and review.
  • Provide guidance to staff engaged in the compilation of statistical, fiscal, and program information for the formulation and administration of budgets and budgetary allocations, assist in training new employees.
  • Review and analyze budget information prepared by departmental users and assist in the preparation of the University's annual operating budget
  • Make recommendations on budget requests from departments          
  • Review, evaluate and submit annual operating budget requests for review by the Manager
  • Monitor the progress of the University’s budgeting processes and support in estimating costs associated with their initiatives based on experience and historical figures
  • Develop reports and dashboards to assist department heads in strategic, operational and long range planning 
  • Review, monitor and prepare monthly and quarterly reports on actual and estimated revenues and expenditures
  • Review budget and coordinate all budget functions as required by administrative procedures, directive, laws and policy decisions
  • Provide analysis of Government funding, related to the university's funding
  • Prepare and analyze reports outlining department financial conditions
  • Assist in the development of procedures and controls for the University related to budget preparation and timelines
  • Prepare summaries for review by the Manager before submission for approval, department of finance and other reviewing entities.
  • Adhere to the University's information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly
  • Coordinate with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as and when needed
  • Perform monthly and ad-hoc analyses and prepare reports on performance metrics, financial ratios, and financial trends reflecting cost center performance
  • Perform costing analyses and prepare costing reports on performance metrics, financial ratios, and financial trends.
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the Line Manager


Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in business administration, or budget, accounting related field. Professional accountancy certifications preferred such as CPA, CMA,..

Required Experience:

  • Expats: A minimum of 7 years of relevant experience
  • UAE Nationals: A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (

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