About us

SWVL is the leading technology company in the mass transportation market. We are a fast growing data-driven company which is disrupting the public transportation market in multiple continents making people’s lives better on a daily basis in countries such as Egypt, Kenya and Pakistan.

Swvl is a revolutionary idea that was born from passion, loyalty, and persistence to face all challenges on the table, Swvl is not just a means to facilitate commuting, but a hunger to strive for solutions, encourage the contribution of youth in innovation and inspire change.

About the role

We are looking for an analytical and result-driven FP&A Analyst to support and assist with tracking, reporting and optimizing the cost items of the company across lines. The role will be a part of the FP&A team within the Finance function and will collaborate and work closely with the other Accounting and Treasury teams, the different cost owners in the company and the central and local leaderships.

The ideal candidate for this role should be fluent in SQL and excel, and have the ability to collect, manipulate and analyze big data, as well as automate reports as per a set of pre-defined requirements. A good understanding of the tech and ride hailing industries are a plus. The candidate should have good analytical and problem-solving skills, good communication, and demonstrated track record of taking initiative and working autonomously to achieve the goals set as part of the mandate.

This role reports to the Head of FP&A.

What you’ll do

  • Build and automate tools to capture financial metrics in real time.
  • Build and automate reports to be delivered to key stakeholders in the organization and outside of it.
  • Build and maintain control tools on different spend items.
  • Support in building prediction models to be used both for projections and to drive commercial decisions.
  • Support developing evaluation frameworks for our margins and apex
  • Support in periodical budgeting and gap analysis.

What you’ll need

  • A minimum of 3 years professional experience working with data analytics.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • The ability to work in a very dynamic, flexible, high paced culture.
  • SQL and Excel proficiency. Python and/or R is a plus.
  • Has the right to work and live in the UAE.
  • A drive to take up responsibility and deliver on it.
  • Understanding of accounting principles and financial statements are a plus.