Commercial Finance Manager - FMCG

Job Title: Commercial Finance Manager - FMCG
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Salary: UAE Dirhams35000.00 - UAE Dirhams45000.00 per month
Reference: JN -092019-443689
Contact Name: Douglas Turkington
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 14, 2019 16:18

Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a forward-thinking Commercial Finance Manager to join a growing and dynamic organisation. With world class communication skills, you will business partner the General Manager & management team. Provide strong commercial and financial advice ensuring finance play an instrumental role with business decision making.

Duties will include:

· Business partnering with the GM and management team

· Responsible for budgeting and forecasting - explaining any key variances across the business with full commentary

· Support the creation of business plans

· Complete financial evaluation on all pricing & promotions, working closely with the sales and marketing teams

· Ensuring margin analysis (Volume, product and price) and pre & post launch information is captured - to help with decision making

· Driving analysis of all departments to support with ROI for marketing campaigns & investment

· Managing OPEX and top line budgets

· Work closely with sales and marketing on contractual arrangements

· Input of pricing decisions & support with observations on market dynamics including footfall, velocity, competitor information and market share data

· Provide data for accruals to accounting team

· Review month end financials, flagging issues to Accounting Manager as required

· Work closely with the management team regarding their spend vs budget/forecast

· Ensure spend authority levels are maintained in line with Group policies

· Ensure strategic risks to delivery of the financial plan are mitigated and managed

· Provide data to Treasury, Tax and Insurance teams as required

The successful candidate should have a strong business acumen and be able to work closely with all departments across the business to provide meaningful financial data. You should be a qualified Accountant and have a background working within FMCG. If you want to work for a future market leader in Dubai, apply without delay.