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Financial Planning Analyst



IT, Accounting & Finance
Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Posted on Sunday, May 26, 2024

Who Are We❓

We Are Foodics! a leading restaurant management ecosystem and payment tech provider. Founded in 2014 with headquarter in Riyadh and offices across 5 countries, including UAE, Egypt, Jordan and Kuwait. We are currently serving customers and partners in over 35 different countries worldwide. Our innovative products have successfully processed over 6 billion (yes, billion with a B) orders so far! making Foodics one of the most rapidly evolving SaaS companies to ever emerge from the MENA region. Also Foodics has achieved three rounds of funding, with the latest raising $170 million in the largest SaaS funding round in MENA, boosting its innovation capabilities to better serve business owners.

The Job in a Nutshell💡

We are looking for a reliable Planning & Reporting professional who would be responsible for managing the financial planning and forecasting process, strategic planning and delivering insight through management reporting and analysis, ensuring that this evolves to meet the needs of Foodics Operations, monitoring the P&L as well as business performance and early detection of issues.

What Will You Do❓

Financial Modeling:

Assist in developing and maintaining comprehensive financial models to support budgeting, forecasting, and investor reporting.

Analyze and interpret complex financial information to provide insights and recommendations for financial reporting.

Budgeting and Forecasting:

Collaborate with various departments to gather input for budgeting and forecasting processes.

Data Analysis:

Conduct in-depth analysis of financial data, identify trends, and present findings to key stakeholders.

Provide ad-hoc financial analysis to support business initiatives and decision-making.

Financial Reporting:

Assisting in preparing and presenting financial reports to management, highlighting key performance indicators and variances.

Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting in compliance with internal and external requirements.

Risk Management:

Assess financial risks and opportunities, and provide recommendations to mitigate risks and optimize financial performance.


Work closely with cross-functional teams to gather information, share insights, and contribute to overall business strategy.

Collaborate with accounting teams to ensure accurate and timely financial data.

Continuous Improvement:

Proactively identify process improvements in financial reporting and analysis, and contribute to the implementation of best practices.

What Are We Looking For❓

Bachelors from a reputed university.

Ideally, you will be a qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/CA) or be willing to work towards this. Below is a summary of the skills we feel the opportunity needs.

  • At least 3 years of demonstrable experience in continuous improvement and driving financial performance
  • Proven commercial acumen
  • Strong communicator with the confidence to challenge, influence and support at all levels
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritize workload
  • Proven ability to scope and deliver projects team player
  • Personal innovation and passion.
  • A keen attention to detail
  • Experienced Microsoft Excel user

Who Will Excel❓
Anyone who has:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the fintech and payment industry.
  • Familiarity with the F&B industry.
  • Accounting certificates

What We Offer You❗
We believe you will love working at Foodics!

  • We have an inclusive and diverse culture that encourages innovation and flexibility in remote, in-office, and hybrid work setups.
  • We offer highly competitive compensation packages, including bonuses and the potential for shares.
  • Out of Country Work: We offer the option to work outside of your country of employment for up to 30 days annually.
  • We prioritize personal development and offer regular training and an annual learning stipend to tackle new challenges and grow your career in a hyper-growth environment.
  • Join a talented team of over 30 nationalities working in 14 countries, and gain valuable experience in an exciting industry.
  • We offer autonomy, mentoring, and challenging goals that create incredible opportunities for both you and the company.