Financial Analyst- Business Planning & Analysis

at Al-Futtaim
Published June 25, 2022
Expires August 24, 2022
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Category Accounts / Audit / Taxation / Company Secretary  
Job Type Full-time  


UAE National | Financial Analyst- Business Planning & Analysis | Al Futtaim Retail | Dubai, UAE

Location: Dubai, AE


Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC




Job Requisition ID: 131961




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




This is a great opportunity to build an excellent commercial finance career. In This role you will be responsible for assisting in Strategic Planning, Budgeting, Forecasting, Reporting, Financial Analysis, Contingency Planning, Automation, Projects, and Administration




Key Accountabilities Include:


Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting

Assist the BP&A 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 Team to follow up, prepare and circulate regular and Adhoc reports and financial analysis on a timely manner

Automation / Projects

Accurate and timely completion of automation / project responsibilities

Provide administrative support to BP&A Head and Team



About You






The successful candidate should be a qualified Accountant with minimum 2 years of experience in relevant FP&A roles.

The candidate should have adequate working knowledge of budgeting, financial / management reporting in Middle East preferably in retail sector.

Excellent analytical skills who want to further their career into the Financial Planning and Analysis team.

You should have strong commercial awareness and the ability to drive business performance.





Good working knowledge of other MS office packages, Advance level of Excel is essential

Knowledge of accounting software packages, preferably ERP such as SAP





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…



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