AF23572 - Senior Manager SAP FICO | Enterprise IT

Department: Enterprise IT
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 26-May-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.

Enterprise IT

Al-Futtaim Enterprise IT provides support to the Al-Futtaim Group across all geographies. It manages the IT application and infrastructure across various lines of business including Automotive, Retail, Real Estate and Financial Services. The core components of EIT are Business Application Management, Infrastructure &Operations, Enterprise Architecture, Service Management, Information Security, IT Procurement and IT Governance.

About the Position:

This role manages a team of SAP FICO and TRM consultants and is accountable for the analysis, design, configuration and support of the FICO and Treasury areas to meet the business requirements. 

Your objectives will be to manage a team of SAP FICO and TRM Consultants, hire, coach, develop, performance manage and foster a team culture to deliver a high class performance, be accountable for the configuration of SAP FICO and Treasury and risk management modules as per business requirements and to ensure that deliverables are met in the most efficient and effective way, accountable for end to end activities of SAP for the finance and treasury departments along with year-end activities involved in finance and treasury areas like forex valuation, number ranges, extend plan versions etc and for user requirements gathering, blueprinting, configuration and documentation designs

About You:

Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration related discipline (preferred) with a minimum of (5) years of experience in the design, configuration, testing, debugging, delivery and support of SAP FICO processes, and 3 full SAP project life cycles of significant size, scope and complexity, SAP FICO certification will be a plus, knowledge of using SAP Solution Manager for managing projects and change management and experience with and understanding of a Finance Shared Service centers

Candidate should be well versed with all areas of SAP FICO and Treasury and risk management modules., have knowledge of SAP modules Treasury, MM, SD, PS and BPC will be an advantage, and understand dependency between FI and CO and Integration with other SAP modules and external applications.

Strong business process knowledge stretching beyond SAP functionality in the Treasury, Engineering, Trading & Retail Industry is required. You will conducts or participates in user requirements gathering, blueprinting and documentation designs, keep up-to-date with SAP technologies, understand delivery within a context of possible constraints (e.g., cost, schedule) and able to operate effectively within those constraints.

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.