Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst

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Who we are 

We are a leading luxury retailer in the Middle East, with more than 600 stores, 300 brands, and over 65 years of experience in the region, we are the premiere destination for luxury goods. To fuel the next stage of our organisation’s growth we are looking to build a world class team. From physical retail through to supply chain and customer loyalty, we aim to use technology and data to continuously improve every aspect of our operations. We are looking for top talent to join us on this journey.

Ready to join our exciting transformation to become a hybrid retailer, bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of our customers everywhere? Now’s your chance. By being part of our journey here at Chalhoub Group, you can make a real impact on customers and some of the finest brands in the world. In return, you’ll have everything you need to innovate your career.

What you'll be doing 

You will be responsible for analysing risks and economic trends and guiding the business, to assist in measurement, planning and forecasting of activities and implications on income statement and balance sheet; and to develop, interpret and implement financial and accounting concepts/ techniques for financial planning and control.

  • Work closely with operational sales and marketing managers and develop excellent knowledge of the business units’ operating environments including market size, industry trends, competitors, brands, margins, retail outlets as well as advertising spend etc.
  • Support Marketing and Sales Teams in preparing PandL projection for promotions and launches, analysis of financial viability of new openings and marketing budget
  • Analyze financial information to produce forecasts of business, industry and economic conditions for use in making decisions
  • Measure, plan and forecast Marketing activities and implications to income statement and balance sheet
  • Develop Financial Strategic Planning as 3-Y Plan, strategic plan, Annual Plan and Quarterly Plan updates Review purchase cycle and analyze the Cash Flow on weekly basis to provide corrective actions if necessary Prepare the Monthly Tableau de Bord (TDB), the Budget and the revised Budget TDB from individual company TDBs Prepare analysis and recommendations on monthly financial figures from business units compared to budget and last year and issue reports as required by the management
  • Provide analysis and recommendations on annual and revised budgets, challenge assumption and propose revisions Arrange, observe and control the PandL, balance sheet and Interest rate parity (IRP) and recommend action
  • Assemble spreadsheets and draw charts and graphs used to illustrate technical reports Build and manage a comprehensive KPI’s model (Financial and Business) in line with Company’s objectives and captures all relevant info needed to manage the business Run a GAP analysis to maintain financial standards as budgeted and process revisions
  • Prepare operating budgets based on previous figures or estimated revenue and expense reports Review actuals against the budget performances and prepare reports explaining budgets deviations
  • Develop and improve processes related to expenditure, appropriate financial methods to better evaluate and measure performance Take the data generated by the Accounting Department (input) and transform it into meaningful management information
  • Analyze and follow-up of all management and financial indicators Provide Internal Control, ensure compliance with all Group Policies and Procedures and assist departments in running their businesses
  • Support monthly closing process, preparation of journal entries, compilation of financial statements and analysis of financial activity
  • Maintain knowledge and stay abreast of developments in the fields of business, finance, and economic theory, to drive continuous improvement of financial reports and to evaluate their impact on the business Provide analytical support to various treasury or cross-function initiatives and ad hoc projects
  • Participate in new projects by processing simulations for new joint ventures and preparing business plans, study of the cash flow and PandL
  • Prepare and monitor the performance of internal rate of return (IRR) studies for proposed outlets and new products

What we can offer you 
We will help shape your journey with us through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility.

Our Group offers the opportunity to support careers that may span different teams, different job roles, different categories and even different countries.  We offer diverse career paths for those who show drive and passion as well as the desire to learn and grow.

Amazing benefits
We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, life insurance, child education contribution, remote and flexible working as well as exclusive employee discounts.

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With our people at heart, we believe in building a diverse work environment that nurtures and celebrates people’s differences, offers equal opportunities to all and ensures that our team members have a sense of belonging.

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