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Commercial Finance Manager

Accounting & Finance

Location: Dubai
Date Posted: December 3rd 2017

The Company

A global distributor of luxury goods and cosmetics are enjoying significant growth in the region and have a newly created opportunity for a Commercial Finance Manager to join their finance team based in Dubai.

The Role

As the Commercial Finance Manager, you will be a key business partner to other departmental heads, particularly the brands and commercial teams to explain financial performance and influence strategic decisions. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes for the brands, including estimates vs actual analysis
  • Variance analysis, highlighting potential problems and opportunities to the senior management team
  • Regular profitability studies by country, brand and promotional activity, which will also require you to prepare and present business reviews
  • Monitor and control marketing and selling investments
  • Liaising closely with distributors to analyse sales trends and enhance stock holding reporting
  • Month end closing and conducting audits to ensure compliance requirements are met

The Person

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly reputable multi-national who are continuously growing in the region both organically and by acquisition. As the ideal candidate, you will:

  • Have 3-5 years commercial finance/FP&A experience, ideally working with a multi-national within FMCG or Retail/Luxury Goods industries
  • Be a confident, strong communicator who is accustomed to building relationships with senior stakeholders and explaining the financials to individuals of a non-finance background
  • A commercial mindset with the ability to think outside the box to influence decision making is essential




AED 20,000

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