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Accounts Executive ( Analyst ) | Toys R Us | Dubai

Date: 15-Jun-2022

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

 

Job Requisition ID: 137831 

 

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate. 

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day

 

Overview of the role

Assist the BP&A team in Strategic Planning, Budgeting, Forecasting, Reporting, Financial Analysis, Contingency Planning, Automation, Projects, and Administration

 

What you will do

 

Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting

  • Assist the BP&A Brand Finance Team to manage the Strategic Plan, Budget, and Forecasts  
  • Accurate and timely completion of planning responsibilities

 

Reporting, Financial Analysis, Contingency Planning

  • Assist the BP&A Brand Finance Team to follow up, prepare and circulate regular and adhoc reports and financial analysis on a timely manner
  • Accurate and timely completion of reporting responsibilities

 

Automation / Projects

  • Assist the BP&A Brand Finance Team to follow up, prepare and circulate regular and adhoc reports and financial analysis on a timely manner
  • Accurate and timely completion of automation / project responsibilities

 

Administration

  • Provide administrative support to Brand Finance Head and Team
  • Provide required support on a timely manner

 

What equips you for the role

 

  • The successful candidate should be a qualified Accountant with minimum 4 years of experience in relevant roles
  • The candidate should have adequate working knowledge of budgeting, financial / management reporting in Middle East preferably in retail sector.
  • Excellent analytical & presentation skills who want to further their career into the Business Planning and Analysis team.
  • You should have strong commercial awareness and the ability to drive business performance.
  • Strong understanding and application of corporate finance tools, techniques, and analysis, as well as forecasting, budgeting, and planning techniques

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS:   

  • Good working knowledge of other MS office packages, Advance level of Excel is essential
  • Knowledge of accounting software packages, preferably ERP such as SAP

 

Behavioral Competencies: 

 

  • The candidate should be able to effectively interact and work within and outside team.
  • He / She should demonstrate ability to develop and maintain healthy relationship with colleagues to ensure timely delivery of results.

 

About Al-Futtaim Retail

 

Al-Futtaim Retail has established itself as one of the leaders in Retail across the Middle East, Africa & Asia over the past 30 years. We have developed partnerships with some of the biggest and most respected Brands in the world including IKEA, ACE and Toys R Us in the Middle East and the Inditex Group of Brands (Zara, Mango, Bershka and P&B) across Asia. We are also one of the largest Global partners of Marks and Spencer’s in both regions with over 75 stores offering both fashion & food options.
 
Most recently we have been responsible for bringing brands to the Middle East for the first time with the exciting launches of Watsons and B&Q and we aim to continue to be agile and adaptive to our markets with new launches and further development. For this to be possible we aim to recruit the best talent from all backgrounds who will continue to challenge and develop our diverse workforce which includes over 100 nationalities across 12 countries. Join us today and make a difference…