Al Futtaim Group Dubai, UAE

Senior Finance Manager FP&A

  • Dubai
  • Al Futtaim Group Dubai, UAE
  • Posted date: 1 week before
  • End date: 2024-06-16

Job Title: Senior Finance Manager FP&A

Job In Dubai

Company: Al Futtaim Group Dubai, UAE

Start Date: 2024-06-01

End Date: 2024-06-16




Job Description

Overview of the role:

This role will support the GM Finance – Automotive FP&A with respect to divisional FP&A strategy, system developments, budgeting, forecasting & reporting.

 


What you will do:

Strategy and Enablement

Lead the Divisional FP&A team in supporting the GM Finance and CFO with regards to:

  • Driving the overall FP&A strategy
  • Owning all C-Suite management reporting including requirements for Exec Board meetings, Group CFO reviews, Business Review Meetings with the VC.
  • Driving system/solution development and roll-out
  • Engaging with Finance Leader within the entities
  • Determining and rolling our best-practice methodologies w.r.t. planning and reporting
  • Driving reporting quality and standardization across the Automotive Division 

 

Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Support in the preparation of budgets for GDA in conjunction with the commercial business department to ensure reliability of the key assumptions. Control and monitoring of operating budget, investigating variances where necessary. Support the re-forecasting the budget during quarterly financial reviews recommending upward or downward adjustments considering market conditions and business requirements.
  • Support with the budgeting and forecasting calendar, and process
  • Support with the budgeting and forecasting templates and requirements
  • Support with the budgeting guidelines and assumptions (e.g. Manpower Planning)
  • Review budgets by LE (P&L, BS, and Cash Flow) and Profit Centre (P&L, WC, CapEx) for:
  • Group Functions and Group Consolidation
  • Division Functions and Divisional Consolidation
  • BUs within existing Divisions
  • Incubated Businesses – New Sectors

Support budget challenge reviews (review outputs, scrutinize assumptions and drivers, assess sensitivity of drivers) for:

  • Division
  • BUs within existing Divisions
  • Incubated Businesses – New Sectors

Support in defining the budget cost recharges and allocation framework for:

  • Group services provided to business
  • Division services provided to business
  • Shared services provided to business

Support in ensuring the true-up is completed two time per year and reflected correctly in business forecast.

 

Management Reporting & Controlling

Leading management reporting process, cadence, and overall framework

Determine KPIs and Metrics to be reported on a periodic basis at the level of:

  • Divisions
  • BUs

Perform analysis; prepare standalone and aggregated periodic management rep. packs

  • Group and Incubated Businesses - New Sectors
  • Division
  • BU

Conduct periodic business performance review for performance at the level of:

  • Incubated Businesses - New Sectors
  • Division
  • BU

Support the controlling functions for GDA 2060

  • Validity of Census Headcount Report
  • Review of Total Rewards posting every payroll processing
  • Verification of balance sheet schedules (e.g. prepayment, accruals etc.)
  • Oversee ICM review, acceptance, and escalation
  • True-up activities (AAA, Group Housing, GDA allocable cost and Group Cost)
  • Review of open PO’s to ensure appropriate accruals

Support on Group Finance Year-End Requirements

  • Automotive Like-for-Like Analysis
  • Credit Card transaction Analysis
  • Automotive Balance Scorecard
  • Automotive EBIT Adjustment Review Analysis
  • Automotive Bonus/Incentive Pay-out Analysis


Strategic Planning and Capital Allocation

Support the develop of strategic plan & its financial implications

Support to Identify and drive cross business synergies as an input to strategic planning process

  • Across Divisions
  • Across BUs within a Division

Support strategic plan challenge sessions, at the level of:

  • Division
  • BU
  •  

Portfolio Performance Review

Periodically analyse country wise performance / exposure of the business

  • Division wise within a country

Periodically analyse and categorise portfolio into the portfolio segments, as per the framework (e.g., performing – stable, growth; non-performing – turnaround, exit)

Perform divestment impact / feasibility analysis for businesses:

  • Within Country
  • Within Division
  •  

Commercial Finance and Business Support Analysis

Support in analysis of Investments and Capex

Support in Principal analysis e.g., yen impact, payment terms

Analysis of Inventory, Sales (Pricing) and GM by channel

Prepare analysis by Showroom / Facility using dashboards

PCP and lease analysis

Support in Strategic sourcing and cost optimization opportunities

 

FP&A Financial Reporting Systems

Understand the full end to end process of Group SAP BPC system, resolving reconciliation differences to VC’s BIW, IFRP and advise on enhancements

Understand the full end to end process of Auto SAP BPC system (IFRP), resolving reconciliation differences to VC’s BIW, Group BPC and advise on enhancements

Understand the full end to end process of Group VC’s BI system, resolving reconciliation differences to IFRP, Group BPC and advise on enhancements

Provide training to end users on all FP&A systems mentioned above

 

FP&A Dashboards

Understand the full end to end process of IFRP dashboards using tableau and Alteryx, resolving data reconciliation differences and advise on enhancements

Understand the full end to end process of IFRP dashboards using Power BI, resolving data reconciliation differences and advise on enhancements.

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