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Finance Manager FP&A – Al Futtaim Group – United Arab Emirates

Overview of the role:

Al Futtaim is looking for an experienced Business Presentation Specialist to join our FP&A team within the Automotive Division. Based in Dubai and reporting to the Sr. Finance Manager for FP&A, the ideal candidate will have strong communication and presentation skills and the ability to organize and present data in a compelling manner. This role requires an individual who is creative, organized, and detail oriented. We are looking for an individual who is comfortable working on multiple projects at once and has the capacity to think strategically. The successful candidate will ideally be a qualified accountant and have experience in developing presentations and leading meetings with senior stakeholders.

If you are a motivated professional with a passion for creating presentations that drive results, this is the job for you!

What you will do:

Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Support in the 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. Support the re-forecasting the budget during quarterly financial reviews recommending upward or downward adjustments considering market conditions and business requirements.
  • To support Finance managers, manage and maintain month end actual reporting process, budgeting, forecasting and strategic planning submissions, ensuring accuracy, integrity, and timeliness.
  • Support with the budgeting and forecasting calendar, and process
  • Support with the budgeting and forecasting templates and requirements
  • Support with the budgeting guidelines and assumptions (e.g., Manpower Planning)
  • Review budgets by LE (P&L, BS, and Cash Flow) and Profit Centre (P&L, WC, Capex) for:
  • Group Functions and Group Consolidation
  • Division Functions and Divisional Consolidation
  • BUs within existing Divisions
  • Incubated Businesses – New Sectors
  • Support budget challenge reviews (review outputs, scrutinize assumptions and drivers, assess sensitivity of drivers) for:
  • Division
  • BUs within existing Divisions
  • Incubated Businesses – New Sectors.
  • Support in defining the budget cost recharges and allocation framework for:
  • Group services provided to business
  • Division services provided to business
  • Shared services provided to business
  • Support in ensuring the true-up is completed two time per year and reflected correctly in business forecast.

Management Reporting & Controlling

  • Support management reporting process, cadence, and overall framework
  • Support and maintain minimum KPIs and Metrics to be reported on a periodic basis at the level of:

Divisions

BUs

  • Perform analysis; prepare standalone and aggregated periodic management rep. packs

Group and Incubated Businesses – New Sectors

Division

BU

  • Conduct periodic business performance review for performance at the level of:

Incubated Businesses – New Sectors

Division

BU

  • Support the controlling functions for GDA 2060

Validity of Census Headcount Report

Review of Total Rewards posting every payroll processing

Verification of balance sheet schedules (e.g., prepayment, accruals etc.)

Oversee ICM review, acceptance, and escalation

True-up activities (AAA, Group Housing, GDA allocable cost and Group Cost)

Review of open POs to ensure appropriate accruals

  • Support on Group Finance Year-End Requirements

Automotive Like-for-Like Analysis

Credit Card transaction Analysis

Automotive Balance Scorecard

Automotive EBIT Adjustment Review Analysis

Automotive Bonus/Incentive Pay-out Analysis

Strategic Planning and Capital Allocation

  • Support the develop of strategic plan & its financial implications
  • Support to Identify and drive cross business synergies as an input to strategic planning process

Across Divisions

Across BUs within a Division

  • Support strategic plan challenge sessions, at the level of:

Division

BU

Portfolio Performance Review

  • Periodically analyse country wise performance / exposure of the business

Division wise within a country

  • Periodically analyse and categorise portfolio into the portfolio segments, as per the framework (e.g., performing – stable, growth; non-performing – turnaround, exit)
  • Perform divestment impact / feasibility analysis for businesses:

Within Country

Within Division

Commercial Finance and Business Support Analysis

  • Support in analysis of Investments and Capex
  • Support in Principal analysis e.g., yen impact, payment terms
  • Analysis of Inventory, Sales (Pricing) and GM by channel
  • Prepare analysis by Showroom / Facility using dashboards
  • PCP and lease analysis
  • Support in Strategic sourcing and cost optimization opportunities

FP&A Financial Reporting Systems

  • Understand the full end to end process of Group SAP BPC system, resolving reconciliation differences to VC’s BIW, IFRP and advise on enhancements
  • Understand the full end to end process of Auto SAP BPC system (IFRP), resolving reconciliation differences to VC’s BIW, Group BPC and advise on enhancements
  • Understand the full end to end process of Group VC’s BI system, resolving reconciliation differences to IFRP, Group BPC and advise on enhancements
  • Provide training to end users on all FP&A systems mentioned above

FP&A Dashboards

  • Understand the full end to end process of IFRP dashboards using tableau and Alteryx, resolving data reconciliation differences and advise on enhancements
  • Understand the full end to end process of IFRP dashboards using Power BI, resolving data reconciliation differences and advise on enhancements.

Job Details

Posted Date: 2024-02-10
Job Location: United Arab Emirates – Dubai
Job Role: Finance and Investment
Company Industry: Accounting

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