Apr 19, 2018

Financial Analyst - Joint Ventures Job Placement - Chalhoub Group

  • Chalhoub Group
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Full time Accounting and Auditing Jobs Banking and Financial Services Jobs

Job Description

Job Title:  Financial Analyst - Joint Ventures

Company Name: Chalhoub Group  

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary: The Financial Analyst - Joint Ventures is responsible for ongoing business and financial analysis, follow-up of the group’s business activities (distribution, retail and services), participate in value-added studies for the group, develop procedures. In their endeavor to excellence, the fundamental values all our employees must possess are Commitment, Integrity, Empathy and Flexibility


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Finance activities and coordination

  • Provide linkage across the different divisions and business units and work closely with operational sales and marketing/division managers and develop excellent knowledge of the business units’ operating environments  including market size, industry trends, competitors, brands, margins, retail outlets as well as advertising spend etc.
  • Evaluate business proposals with complete analysis of economic impact on business.
  • Analyze financial information to produce forecasts of business, industry and economic conditions for use in making decisions.
  • Measure, plan and forecast Marketing activities and implications to income statement and balance sheet.
  • Prepare the Monthly Tableau de Bord (TDB), the Budget and the revised Budget TDB from individual company TDBs.
  • Prepare analysis and recommendations on monthly financial figures from business units compared to budget and last year and issue reports as required by the management.
  • Revise the budgets and close follow up on: collections, payables, stock, sales and net margin.
  • Monitor the cost structure of the companies’ business units and prepare business profitability analysis.
  • Arrange, observe and control the P&L, balance sheet and Interest rate parity (IRP) and recommend action.
  • Assemble spreadsheets and draw charts and graphs used to illustrate technical reports.
  • Build and manage a comprehensive KPI’s model (Financial & Business) in line with Company’s objectives and captures all relevant info needed to manage the business.
  • Run a GAP analysis to maintain financial standards as budgeted and process revisions.
  • Prepare operating budgets based on previous figures or estimated revenue and expense reports.
  • Review actual’s against the budget performances and prepare reports explaining budgets deviations.
  • Organize internal and External Reporting; make constructive proposals and Act as an internal consultancy to Managing Director, Business units’ Managers and Group Finance Manager to monitor the business.
  • Take the data generated by the Accounting Department (input) and transform it into meaningful management information.
  • Analyze and follow-up of all management and financial indicators.

Project Analysis

  • Provide analytical support to various treasury or cross-function initiatives and ad hoc projects.
  • Participate in new projects by processing simulations for new joint ventures and preparing business plans, study of the cash flow and P&L.
  • Participate in all finance projects relating to the companies’ business units.
  • Assist in Business Development by bringing financial expertise.
  • Prepare and monitor the performance of internal rate of return (IRR) studies for proposed outlets and new products.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant should have relevant skills and qualifications

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