Senior Economist (JO016072) Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Senior Economist

Responsible for oversight of the financial analysis and accounting needs within the Department. These activities include: financial analysis; budgeting, financial planning and forecasting; monitoring, controlling and accounting; and operational performance analysis and reporting. The ideal candidate is an experienced financial professional, with strong analytical skills and the desire to provide financial leadership to a business unit.

Execute all assigned tasks and to ensure that these are executed efficiently, accurately and in a timely manner

• Report on the overall performance and work progress of tasks assigned

Execute all customer facing transactions in line with customer strategy resulting in higher satisfaction and timely delivery of services

• Address customer needs, problems and requests in a timely manner • Ensure the delivery of a world-class customer experience

• Support the customer focused culture minimizing disruption to impacted customers ensuring customers are kept informed

Review and comment on the financial analyses prepared to support business cases

Monitor and report on funding levels as the program proceeds, and make any necessary adjustments to ensure that funding and goals are aligned.
• Establish and monitor the appropriate funding mechanisms for DSM initiatives including incentives, such as loans, partial funding and rebates.
• Track and produce regular status reports for each DSM initiative and communicate with management regarding program evaluation and cost accounting (e.g., process efficiency, cost/benefit, cost control, and budget status).
• Forecast funding needs for the DSM program proactively, taking into account the size and expected duration of the program, factoring mitigation actions against shortcuts or ending the program before the benefits can be fully realized.