Financial Analyst

Date posted 14.10.2016

Ref number 355243

Job Details
Location UAE - Dubai
Number of Vacancies 1
Career Level Mid Level
Minimum Experience 2 - 5 years
Minimum Education Level Bachelors Degree
English Level Advanced
Special Requirements
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Business understanding of processes and structure.
Analytical and financial modeling skills, comfort with Finance and Accounting principles and good financial statement analysis ability.
Independent handling of a variety of tasks with different levels of complexity by developing effective plans and organizing work efficiently.
Desire and ability to work closely and collaboratively with EM markets, senior management and Global HQ.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Result orientation and pro-activity.
High degree of customer orientation.
Ability to accept and meet deadlines.
Ability to maneuver in consistently changing environment.
Good analytics and presentation skills, managing large data quantities from multiple sources (SAP, Excel, BI).
Fluent in English (written and spoken).

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

University degree in business administration with focus on Finance/Controlling.
Experience in financial planning and analysis.
Advanced System expertise in Microsoft office (Excel, Powerpoint).
SAP experience is an advantage.
1-3 years of experience in the same or similar field.
Solid accounting skills and experience.
Industry experience: ideally in retail/apparel/fashion/consumer goods.
Support business Senior Management to give a market overview with correct, timely and in-depth standard reporting or selective ad hoc analysis.
Support in development and implementation of standardized business controlling processes & tools with ongoing drive for improvements & simplifications.
Maintain integrity of dynamic planning processes (forecast, budget, IBP, SBP) and support the monthly closing along with adidas Group standards/ policies.
Act as a trusted consultant by closely partnering up with Business Controlling in order to translate business requirements into executable and efficient processes & tools.
Identify key issues and system bugs proactively by analyzing and comparing data from different sources of information. Provide creative recommendations and solutions.
Support approvals of Capex spending of all subsidiaries.
Support reporting, business plan approvals and follow ups on Retail business.
Create transparency about business performance by analyzing and comparing data from different sources of information and prepare dash boards for Senior Management with variance analysis and recommendations regarding achievement for EM;
Monthly Quick Reporting
Monthly analysis of variances to budget and target
Quarterly analysis of variances forecast to target
Budget planning
Strategic Business Plan over several years
KPI Reporting
Ad-hoc analysis
Provide expertise and ongoing financial information to business partners to assist in making business decisions to achieve growth, profitability and targets.
Support small sized projects and/or actively participate in project.
Implement adequate and aligned communication packages to present results, recommendations and solutions.
Apply state of the art analytical tools.
Keep up to date with trends in field of expertise.
Assume back up roles to cover colleagues for in advance assigned tasks.


On time submission of weekly Mgmt Report (update & analysis)
Accuracy of actual reporting and forecasts validation
Validation of budget inputs based on actual and forecast reporting
Meet reporting deadlines
Salary and Allowance
Salary Negotiable
Employment Visa Provided
Transportation Negotiable
Housing Negotiable
Medical Insurance Negotiable
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About Company

Company Size Over 200 Employees

On GULF Market Over 10 Years

Company Type Direct Employer

Financial Analyst



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