Location: Dubai International Airport, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Job Summary: The Pricing Analyst is responsible for providing the pricing information to the management to control the current operations and plan for the future and to research and analyse the pricing, production results and monitor financial impact to support the SM-Revenue Optimization with analytics and recommendations to enable decision making.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Analyse results; monitor variances; identify trends in food cost, revenue trends including analysis of suppliers and customers; recommend actions to management and as a result contribute towards improving the financial status of EKFC
Provide & implement creative alternatives and recommendations for capturing/enhancing financial performance.
Draft and regularly update policies, process and procedures on revenue optimization. Ensure these are aligned to best practice and is done in a timely /accurate manner.
Drive and proactively track implementation of process improvement and policy development initiatives that impact the function and consistently follow up on various improvement measures.
The Pricing Analyst should develop financial models, conduct benchmarking and process analysis, business studies on past, future and comparative performance and develop forecast models,
Prepare reports that evaluate financial risks, ROI and prepare business case to come up with a more profitable alternative.
Contribute in executing key regulatory initiatives/ strategic projects
Proactively prepare weekly reports highlighting trends in Catering industry and associated industries such as hospitality, aviation.
Analyse and define impact of decisions and make recommendations relating operational decisions with financial impact such as buy/hire, outsource/in-house.
Compute KPI’s from operating budgets and actuals and support with analytics.
Carry out system analysis and design of data capture and database for adhoc reporting as buy/hire, outsource/in-house
Maintain efficient coordination with Production Dept. and Registry for recipe and menu finalisation
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The Pricing Analyst must be a Qualified Professional Accountant
Six years in the area of Finance.
Working experience in ERP is required.
Exposure to process improvement initiatives-preferred
Working experience in Leisure & Hospitality industry preferred
Excellent excel & analytical skills
Ability to manage, delegate, motivate and monitor team activity
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels with both financial and non-financial management
Intellectual with a strong commercial acumen
Drive to continually improve processes and seek new challenges
Ability to work well under pressure, working accurately with attention to detail, and meeting deadlines
About Emirates Group: The Emirates Group is a Dubai-based international aviation holding company headquartered in Garhoud, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, near Dubai International Airport. The Emirates Group comprises Dnata, an aviation services company providing ground handling services at 17 airports, and Emirates Airline, the largest airline in the Middle East. Emirates Airlines flies to over 140 destinations across 6 continents, operating a fleet of over 250 wide-bodied aircraft. The airline has 170 aircraft on order worth US$58 billion.