AF21565 - UAE National - Finance Management Graduate Trainee Program

Department: Al Futtaim Group Finance
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 31-Jan-2016

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia, East Africa and Europe.

Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after sales support.

Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.

The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.


Al-Futtaim Group Divisions include Al-Futtaim Travel, GMASCO, and shared services for IT, Finance and HR. Audit, Legal, Treasury and Investment Management are also managed at a Group level.

Group Finance

Group Finance is based in Al-Futtaim's head office in Dubai Festival City.

About the Company:

Al-Futtaim operates through more than 200 companies in 35 countries. Headquartered in Dubai, UAE, the company employs in excess of 42,000 people and represents an unrivalled portfolio of world-class international brands.

Regarded as a pioneer in the GCC region’s automotive industry, Al-Futtaim’s automotive division encompasses every aspect of the business; from passenger and commercial vehicles and construction equipment sales and service, to used car sales and rental and leasing.

Representing some of the world’s most popular international brands, Al-Futtaim’s retail division extends throughout the UAE, GCC and Egypt and has a significant presence in South Asia. With 837 stores in 18 countries, Al-Futtaim’s network of retail stores serve over 30 million customers each year.

About the Position:

We are delighted to offer our Intilaq - Finance Management Trainee program to UAE Nationals. The program will offer a full salary and run for 24 months with a combination of on the job and classroom learning within various divisional departments. You will work on real life finance based tasks and will receive full support and coaching throughout. On successful completion of the program you will move into an Assistant Management role with a clearly defined career path.

We are looking for motivated, hardworking individuals who have the desire to build a successful career in Finance within the Al-Futtaim Group. 

About You:

We are offering this opportunity to fresh University graduates or those graduates who have a maximum of 2 years’ experience in a Finance related role. You must be able to demonstrate a willingness to learn and be capable of working well under pressure in a diverse team.

To be considered for this program, you must be a UAE National. Fluency in written and spoken English is essential and you should have excellent communication skills.

Suitable candidates will have a degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration (with a major in Finance or Accounting) and will have a strong interest to build a career in Finance.

Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.