Accountant MIS | Group Automotive | Dubai

Al-Futtaim - Dubai ,United Arab Emirates

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Experience Needed:
More than 3 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Arabic, English
1 open position
About the Job

Job Description:

As a member of AFSS MIS team – to support the ACCOUNTS Manager / Finance Manager on delivering

  • Robust, timely and accurate Financial planning and Reviews
  • Provide Commercial and analytical support
  • Ensure accounting and financial records are correct and support external audit.

Key Responsibilities:

Five Year Plan / Budget / Quarterly Reviews-

  • To Coordinate with Business finance teams on preparation of Five year plans/ Annual Budget/ Quarterly reviews on Profit and Loss and Balance sheet for business units.
  • Ensure adherence to group reporting timelines and BPC up-dation to facilitate timely and quality reviews.

Profit Forecasts / Daily / Weekly Operating controls-

  • Prepare monthly Flash profit forecasts in co-ordination with Business Finance teams.
  • Prepare quality daily / Weekly operating controls on business performance against agreed objectives with Finance Manager.

Monthly Management Reporting and Reviews-

  • To prepare quality monthly management reports with commentary for review with the Finance Manager / AGM Finance.
  • Support Business Finance Team in preparation of monthly management & Board reports

Divisional KPI and Cost analysis-

  • Prepare actionable analytics and benchmarking of business units through automotive specific Divisional and Retail KPI.
  • Prepare detailed cost analysis and identify key drivers for improvement plans.
  • Build early warning trends and triggers to highlight deviations in business revenue and cost trends and recommend corrective action.

Monthly Closing and GL Reviews-

  • To monitor and control closing of books on a monthly basis with other AFSS teams and ensure recognition of robust financials within the group timelines.
  • Work for continuous improvement in monthly closing activities to ensure quality financials for business units.

External Audit-

  • To coordinate external Audit of the automotive entity by providing relevant explanations and schedules to Auditors and ensure smooth completion.
  • Coordinate with other teams in AFSS and ensure that auditor’s requirements are being provided in a timely and accurate manner.
Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge: Professional accounting qualification.

Minimum Experience: At least 3 years relevant experience within a large organization.

Job-Specific Skills: Strong Analytical, process oriented, good communication and presentation skills, exposure to ERP. ( Preferably SAP) and SAP BW/ BPC

Behavioural Competencies: Should be able to plan and prioritize tasks, persuasive skills, Kaizen attitude, Self-motivated; and a strong team player.

About this Company

Al-Futtaim’s family business traces its origins back to the 1930s on the banks of the Dubai Creek, a trailblazer for innovative trading concepts designed to enrich lifestyles.

Today, Al-Futtaim is present in 29 countries, represents over 200 companies spanning the... (More)

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