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Finance Analyst | Group Auto Finance | Dubai, UAE

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Date: 26-Jun-2019

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 37170 

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

Job Description:

To establish, manage and maintain financial processes aspects and activities within Auto FP&A. The candidate will be responsible for providing financial inputs, advice and support to the LM and the team.


Key Responsibilities:

  • To support Finance managers with Capital Budgeting, Post Implementation Reviews, finance improvement projects, Compliance/DOA and ensure effective use of internal GIAM system
  • To support Finance managers, manage and maintain month end actual reporting process, budgeting, forecasting and strategic planning submissions, ensuring accuracy, integrity and timeliness. Focus also includes cash flow forecasting and balance sheet integrity, providing monthly reviews and recommendation of improvement initiatives.
  • Preparation of budgets for GDA in conjunction with the commercial business department to ensure reliability of the key assumptions. Control and monitoring of operating budget, investigating variances where necessary. Responsible for re-forecasting the budget during quarterly financial reviews recommending upward or downward adjustments considering market conditions and business requirements.
  • Financial data reconciliation of systems between IFRP(BPC), Group BPC and VC’s BIW. Monthly Review of plug account between FI and PCA accounts in IFRP and work closely with Shared Services, BIW and EIT to create RFC’s to resolve.
  • Review and maintain SAP Auto BPC (IFRP) documentation to ensure improvements are documented and version control is maintained.
  • Ability to build financial models to support forecasting, business analysis, and financial metric reporting. Assist with capital budgeting and investment decision analysis using key business drivers


Qualifications, Experience & Skills:


Education: CA/CPA//CIMA/ACCA/CFA/CMA or equivalent.


Minimum Experience and Knowledge: Minimum 5 years of experience in the field of Financial and Management accounting, preferably with Automotive experience. Extensive knowledge of Financial management, Accounting systems and financial modelling. Some business development and process improvement skills.


Job-Specific/Technical Skills required to complete the tasks:

  • Demonstrated experience developing management reporting packs and presenting to senior leadership;
  • Attention to detail is critical
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word/ Advanced Excel/ PowerPoint/MS Projects);
  • Extensive knowledge of Financial package SAP and/or other ERP’s
  • Extensive knowledge of SAP BPC and/or other planning tools




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