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Methods & Systems Cost control Lead

Methods & Systems Cost control Lead (19/02/2024) Doha, Qatar

We are looking for a Methods & Systems Cost control Lead for one of our clients with the following details:

Location: Doha office, Resident

Start Date: 1-Mar -2024

End Date: 31-Dec-2024

Qualification and Experience Required:

  • Degree or Masters in finance related topic or IT with extra finance qualification or demonstrable knowledge
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in oil industry with deep understanding of Finance processes cost, accounting, account payable and treasury
  • SAP Mastery level in FI/CO, knowledge of PM, MM and PS module a clear advantage
  • Professional qualification ACCA, CFA, CPA a clear plus
  • Solid understanding of accounting standards, internationally recognized professional qualification
  • Understanding of governance model and internal control framework
  • Product-Program management, Lean sigma or Agile qualification is a clear plus
  • Delivered project with added value using data analytics with customer satisfaction
  • Conversant with usual business suites, (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access databases).
  • SAP, Power BI, KOFAX
  • Team performer with capacity to show integration and critical thinking
  • Open-minded, keen to share knowledge, problem solving
  • Leadership and strong listening/communication skills.
  • Fluency in English is mandatory
  • Comfortable with managing ambiguity, self-started and influence without authority
  • Clear background check validated



  • Demonstrate personal commitment to the HSE Policy;
  • Maintain awareness of and ensure compliance with all relevant Statutory and Company HSE standards;
  • Actively participate in Company safety awareness and initiative schemes.

Segregation of Duty, access management and critical transaction

  • Be the guardian of all access and critical transactions in Finance and including teams outside Finance
  • Perform the role of GRC subject matter specialist including the ability to provide in-depth application support to internal/external project team members.
  • Provide business and technical leadership in the assessment, design, and implementation of SAP GRC security and IT risk solutions.
  • Strong knowledge of key business processes, the inherited risks & potential controls
  • Manage maintenance plan, assist with system upgrades, custom developments and patching, with specific focus on security impacts
  • Perform Segregation of Duties analysis and manages the mitigation process on regular basis
  • Ensure compliance to security policies, procedures and IT/Process controls in place
  • Assist with reporting on periodic basis for IT audits, User Access review, develop report and perform internal controls
  • Knowledge on compliance and privacy standards such as EHS and other required to meet the Compliance & Security related reporting requirements.
  • Perform evaluation of 3rd party applications and integration in SAP GRC security functionality , adopt industry best practices within the SAP GRC, the IT risk management and compliance space
  • Evaluate & integrate SAP Fiori apps into SAP GRC
  • Design, implement, and support business process and IT controls, including new implementations, control redesigns, or assessment of the SAP control framework in accordance with internal control
  • Good understanding of Cloud Security Framework specifically with SAP products (S4HANA, BTP, Ariba, SuccessFactor, DI, SAC and SAP Interfaces(Informatica, Kofax, ..)

Business process and technical environment SAP ERP systems

  • Is the Finance SAP FI-CO super user, interface between function users and technical support team
  • Ensure all business rules, procedures and methodology are communicated regular to all stakeholders and updated
  • Lead improvements to Analytical Structure in line with business needs and finance rules
  • Coordinate with other SAP functions to ensure consistency of finance methods and procedures across the Company.
  • Ensure the consistency of changes made on other SAP modules or external applications
  • Document deviation between systems and business workflows
  • Coach and develop functional users
  • Ensure the application of internal control rules in SAP, not limited to finance and including the critical supply chain flow.

Data management and master data

  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of the master data
  • Be the guardian off all FIN systems supporting data accuracy and performance, data SME
  • Work closely with data management group in IS to track data quality
  • Interface with data Stewarts and data owners to ensure data quality
  • Propose and maintain KPIs

Project management and support

  • Identification and analysis of needs, framing adapted projects and preparing business cases and follow up
  • Ensure and impact assessment analysis is performed for every change in the system and all potential impacts communicated to relevant stakeholders, preventive/corrective actions undertaken.
  • Advise and assist the company in defining solutions and developments related Finance activities
  • Apply project and portfolio management principle
  • Maintain the portfolio of DMR, track all modifications, monitor trends and support continuous improvement
  • Provide project management support to all project as required, usually those that are transverse in Finance or beyond

If Interested Kindly apply.