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Finance Business Partner



Accounting & Finance
Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2023

DiDi Mobility Egypt LLC. is looking for a Financial Business Partner to manage the end-to-end operations of its mobility business in Egypt. This role reports to DiDi’s MEA Financial Controller. Close liaison with DiDi Finance, Operation, and Business Development Team is required.



  1. Financial Budget, Forecast, Business Case Formulation
  • Support annual financial budgeting exercise and subsequent budget updates
  • Support monthly closing and forecasting exercises in the collaboration with Operation and Business Development team; Preparation of business cases accordingly to product development and operating strategy
  • Support internal reviews and prepare reports for DiDi HQ


  1. Financial Analysis to Support Operations / Business Development
  • Engage with business partners over the performance result and model financial performance of upcoming actions
  • Engage with external consultancy / in-house team in Beijing HQ or Regional HQ over back-end finance functions like Legal, HR, Treasury, Tax, and Accounting
  • Provide external consultancy about the business nature of the ride-hailing business and provide the in-house team with country-specific statutory considerations
  • Exercise first-line expense control; Conduct analysis on expense structure to ensure spending effectiveness and productivity


  1. Reporting and Management Presentation
  • Act as the point of contact for all financial subject matters in the country
  • Responsible for preparing regular and ad-hoc performance review presentations
  • Respond to queries from the FP&A Team and provide early warnings to management
  • Participate and drive an automation project to facilitate daily topline performance reporting


  1. Cash Management and Expense Control
  • Prepare cash-flow statements and manage cash usage
  • Manage cash injection statutory process
  • Approve expenses according to policy
  • Justify expense efficiency and analyze return on investment; Propose a path to improve efficiency


  1. Financial Operations Support
  • Maintain and execute financial policies and procedures
  • Serve as a supporting focal in liaison with other Finance functions including but not limited to Accounting, Tax, Treasury / Payables
  • Support communication on controllership functions including Legal, Internal Audit, and Business Controls
  • Enforce Business Control policy and ensure actions comply with the established delegation of authority or approval process
  • Engage annual financial audit with external auditors



  1. University graduate in the domain of Finance, Accounting, Commerce, or related disciplines
  2. Preferably 3-5 years of relevant experience in the domain of financial analysis
  3. Prior experience with management consulting, Big-4, or MNC would be a strong plus
  4. Prior working experience in the hi-tech industry or Chinese corporation is an advantage, but not mandatory
  5. Passionate about technology and innovation; A basic understanding of App-Hailing and the industry is required
  6. Proficiency in written and verbal Arabic and English is mandatory
  7. Proficiency in Chinese will be a plus



Other Requirements

  1. Fundamental knowledge of indirect tax
  2. Possess strong business and commercial acumen
  3. Possess the ability to identify business insights behind financial numbers and reports
  4. Ability to work on multiple tasks at the same time independently under conditions of uncertainty, ability to manage multiple and changing priorities
  5. Demonstrate integrity and professionalism
  6. Occasional domestic travel between Egypt cities is expected
  7. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, and financial modeling is a must