Analyst - Budgeting & Monitoring

Finance Doha, Qatar


Position at Al Jazeera Media Network

The Financial Analyst – Budget Planning is responsible for gathering and checking budget data and related narrative and to help prepare regular and ad-hoc reports for management and government authorities.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Become familiar with Network reporting templates and ensure these are completed as required
  • Ensure the reliability of the data & upload it to the budget system
  • Flag gaps in data integrity and propose solutions (work around, caveat wordings) to close out
  • Prepare regular and ad hoc reports mainly in SAP, Excel and Word, ensuring quality and presentation set the Department as leaders
  • Suggest improvements in processes, reporting and provide views on the meaning behind the reported numbers to aid seniors in delivery
  • Assistance in preparing the Budget Pack which presented annually to the Ministry of Finance (updated and gathering all information and collection of images for each Division or Channel.
  • Projects Budget Preparation in coordination with Projects division
  • Contribute to Budgeting and Planning
  • Take ownership of record keeping including correspondence and ensure data has an audit trail
Job Requirements / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is a must. Professional certification is preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of related experience. Experience in the media industry is preferred.
  • Broad financial knowledge (accounting, reporting, analysis, compliance)
  • Able to consider at varying levels of granularity data obtained from various Channels/Divs/Depts as part of individual plans and overall Network plan