Financial Analyst – Aldar Education

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
  • Attractive Salary AED / Month
  • Salary: Attractive Salary
  • Professional Degree in Finance – MBA/CA/CPA/ACCA

Website Aldar Academies

From the opening of the first school, The Pearl Academy in 2007, Aldar Academies has fast grown into a leading provider of private education across a network of seven Academies and one Nursery. Aldar Academies continues to work towards its promise of ‘delivering the highest standards of education and inspiring a love of learning’, with plans to grow its current schools and build new ones which will expand its student capacity to over 14,000 in the coming years. To date, Aldar Academies have invested more than Dh450 million in Abu Dhabi’s education sector as part of its commitment to the UAE’s 2030 vision. We see this as a long-term investment and will continue to invest in this sector as we expand.

Financial Analyst – Aldar Education


Aldar Education is currently seeking a Financial Analyst to support our growing family of owned and operated schools in the UAE. This is an exciting opportunity to join the highly successful Aldar family of schools and to help shape the future of Abu Dhabi’s leading school group.

As the leading education group in Abu Dhabi, we provide inclusive and innovative learning that inspires and empowers communities. We offer a range of brands for all learners in our community, from nursery through to adult education.  We offer the broadest choice of curricula. In the largest number of locations in Abu Dhabi.

Starting with one school and 250 students in 2007, Aldar Education has grown into a highly sought after education provider, now supporting over 38,000 students in 31 schools and a growing network of almost 5,000 educators, with over 100 nationalities, offering a wide range of curricula and ancillary services such as a Teacher Training Academy.

Working collaboratively, our education network’s purpose is to empower the next generation to shape our future, directly supporting the educational goals of Abu Dhabi’s government. Today, Aldar Education’s efforts are guided by the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 plan, which aims to build a sustainable knowledge-based economy through premium education.

The incumbent will continuously strive to exceed internal & external customer expectations while embracing the Aldar Education Core Values

This role is to Support Head of FP&A and FP&A Manager in financial analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting to support financial decision-making.


Main Duties:

  • Support Manager – FP&A in preparation of the budgeting, Forecasting and MIS
  • Develop and/or maintain dynamic financial models
  • Use ERP and business intelligence tool/s to extract and analyse data for financial analysis and management reporting
  • Coordinate with respective departments to manage all the data sets for timely and accurate financial analysis and reporting

Specific Duties:

  • Assists in development of detailed budget plans and financial models and reforecasting exercises
  • Assist in re-forecasting exercise and maintain cash flow forecast
  • Prepare and update key company financial and operational information
  • Support MIS preparation, identify variances and report on time to support Management decision-making
  • Support in market research studies and development of growth plan and provide strategic insights and recommendations to senior management based on financial analysis and market research
  • Support budgetary controls function, help co-ordinate budgetary requirements across schools, functions and on ERP


Minimum Qualifications    

  • Bachelor degree in business or finance
  • Professional Degree in Finance – MBA/CA/CPA/ACCA

Minimum Experience    

  • 3 to 5 years

Minimum Qualifications  :

  • Business capabilities
  • Advanced excel skills with proven financial modeling experience
  • Excellent analytical capabilities and hands on experience in MS Office presentations
  • Strong presentation, reporting and communication skills
  • Experience in Education sector is desirable but not mandatory.
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to liaise effectively business functions in order to collect input required for analysis
  • Strong knowledge of ERP

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