AF22073 - Commercial Executive | Al Futtaim Electronics | Dubai, U.A.E.

Department: Electronics
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 18-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 Electronics

All Al-Futtaim Electronics companies are supported by Techserve, who design, install and provide a one-stop service centre for audio visual systems, office automation and appliances. Al-Futtaim Electronics has a strong presence in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia where it also has a majority stake in, and management of Best Electronics, a significant player in consumer electronics retailing.

About the Role:

As a Commercial Executive you will be responsible to manage the sales order processing, sales returns & credit note processing, stock transfers, import for re-export bill of entry submission, petty cash reimbursement, petty cash SAP document processing, cash collection & handover to agency, export documentation & transfer of ownerships, import documentation, article listing & price changes, promotion in-store & vendor support update, gift voucher claims, price protection claims (vendor debit notes),weekly & monthly vendor sell-out reports, article master maintenance.

Your role will be based in Dubai. You will report into the Finance Manager.

Al Futtaim boasts of a supportive work environment, where all employees support each other in helping achieve & exceed division goals. In turn Al Futtaim is committed to developing employees through its learning and development programmes and internal opportunities.

About You:

To be considered for this exciting role, you should have a Bachelors degree specialised in commerce / accounting / finance. MBA - Finance / M.Com / CA / CMA / ACCA is an asset.

You should have minimum 2+ years’ experience in finance & accounts. This experience should be within a retail / consumer electronics environment. Experience of working in a multinational and multicultural environment is an asset.

Along with previous experience you must have excellent analytical, numerical, presentation and reporting skills and strong computer skills - including ERP knowledge (preferably SAP / BPC / BI) and advanced MS-Office knowledge. Lateral thinking, analytical mind and good management skills - must have a "feel" for figures in a business environment.

To be a successful Commercial Executive, you must be committed, hardworking, with a high level of accuracy, an eye for detail and have the ability to thrive in a high-paced / high pressure environment amidst frequent change.

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