Finance Business Controller - Fix term contract - #25163


Date: 1 week ago
City: Dubai
Contract type: Full time

Date: 14 Sep 2023

Location: Dubai, DU, AE

Company: Shiseido

Essential business activities expected from this position:

  • Prepare, coordinate and deliver monthly closing, forecasting and budgeting exercises in compliance with Zone timeline and deliverables:
  • Organize and coordinate the budget and forecasts processes (region calendar, guidelines…)
  • Coordinate the monthly closing & reporting process with local and corporate teams
  • Ensure quality and timeliness of reporting processes as per Group planning and deliverables: data accuracy, financial analysis per brand and markets and country performance reviews.
  • Guarantee the right allocation of expenses by nature, brand and department
  • Prepare and share Financial KPIs and reports with Middle East Finance Manager & P&Ls, A&P and cost follow-up, gap analysis, key facts, Risks & opportunities.
  • Coordinate weekly and monthly sales forecast
  • Analyze, comments and challenge monthly Freight and Supply Chain costs

  • Act as a co-pilot of the commercial and marketing team in execution of operations and value creation:
  • Organize a periodic performance review with commercial and marketing team
  • Enhance marketing and commercial investment control and processes
  • Participate actively to the regional budget execution and make suggestions to improve the performance
  • Measure & improve marketing investment ROI
  • Provide ad-hoc finance/controlling insights: profitability by country, by brand, by channel
  • Perform productivity per door analysis

  • internal control in liaison with Internal controlling team:
  • Follow the internal audit recommendations and their implementation
  • Alert the Management about any deviation and non-compliant transaction
  • Ensure business controls are in place to safeguard business activities and that procedures and processes are documented and conform to Group standards and rules.

Key Performance indicators:

  • Qualitative :
  • Autonomy & Agility
  • Quality of internal and external relations
  • Relevance of information/reports/forecasts
  • Positive attitude and proactive approach
  • Quantitative:
  • Timely and accurate delivery of monthly KPIs, reporting and comments
  • Postings accuracy (Commercial Invest, CAMs, Other COGS) in SGME, BEE and SGME books
  • Accuracy of information/reports/forecasts

Preferred Skills and experience

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Controlling or Accounting
  • CPA or ACCA certification is an advantage
  • 3/4 years of experience in Finance, ideally with Finance operational experience and high commercial and distributions stakes.
  • Communication skills and assertiveness/ agility and business acumen
  • Exposure to multi-cultural environment

High attention to detail and accuracy

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Internal Audit, Accounting, CPA, Supply, Operations, Finance

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