Finance Manager (Dubai Based)

Job Title: Finance Manager (Dubai Based)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -022019-230170
Contact Name: Poonam Gupta
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 24, 2019 11:17

Job Description

Job title - Finance Manager

Location - Dubai, UAE

Industry - Consumer, Retail

Financial Management / Analysis

· Assume full ownership of the business financial management;

· Variance analysis and business-oriented feedback to the GM and the commercial / marketing teams;

· Maintain a close relationship with the JVs

· Be able to negotiate commercial deals and evaluate business opportunities;

· Provide Internal Control, ensure compliance with the Policies & Procedures;

Business Control

· Control the operational expenses (COGS, A&P, back office cost) and ensure alignment with the budget;

· Control the capital expenditure;

· Analyze, Optimize and Report the use of working capital; including receivables, inventory, prepayments


· Prepare and revise the Budget. Present it to HQ

· Supervise the monthly closing process including the preparation of relevant journal entries & accruals.


· Bachelor or master's degree in Accounting or Finance from a reputable international university;

· Professional qualification (i.e. CFA, ACCA) is desirable;

· Minimum 5 years of experience at a multinational organization. Big 4 training is an advantage;

· Experience in the Middle East or the Cosmetics industry is a plus;

· Highly experienced in ERP (Oracle, Hyperion) and other finance reporting tools;

· Fluent in English is mandatory; French and Arabic can be an advantage;

· Ability to positively influence senior business leaders;

· Meticulous, detail-oriented and well-organized, capable to handle multiple priorities and multi-tasking while respecting deadlines.

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