Regional Business Planning & Analysis Manager | IKEA | Service Office, Dubai
IKEA Group
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About Al-Futtaim Private Company LLC

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives.

Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get?

The chance to push the limits every single day.

As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees.

You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas.

Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.

About Al-Futtaim IKEA


We are a values-driven company with a passion for life at home. Our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people.

Al-Futtaim IKEA holds the franchise rights for IKEA in Egypt, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

About You

You have the willingness and passion in transforming IKEA to be the world’s leading multichannel home furnishing retailer.

You lead and act the IKEA culture and values. You are inspired by working together in fast paced and complex environments.

You are energized by achieving success and results through people.

What’s more, we believe that you have the following knowledge, capabilities and motivation :

  • Live and share the IKEA values every day.
  • University degree in Finance (MBA) or equivalent
  • 8-10 years’ experience in retail business in financial role, preferred experience in IKEA business
  • Solid experience of setting goals and KPI’s in retail business
  • Investment analysis
  • Developing & managing BI tools
  • Strong analytical and financial skills
  • Strong Microsoft excel, word and PowerPoint skills
  • Engaging and diverse leadership experiences in various situations
  • Experience in stakeholder and change management
  • Collaborative nature
  • Good written & spoken English
  • About the Role

    You will lead AF IKEA’s Regional Financial planning function including budgeting, forecasting, investment analysis, KPI management & collaborations with stores, internal departments and retail finance BP&A function.

    Key Specific Accountabilities :

    Reporting & Planning

  • Plan, direct, monitor and analyse the preparation of Strategic Plans, Budgets and (rolling) forecasts
  • Ensure preparation of cohesive and coordinated presentations in regard to the above.
  • Create a proactive and collaborative dynamic with the IKEA Finance managers, store Business Navigators & Retail division finance partners to ensure smooth coordination of financial reporting and analysis
  • Lead Management reporting functions with respect to Financial and commercial reporting for business
  • Be a proactive driver of continuous improvement
  • Business & Financial Planning

  • Lead IKEA BI development in collaboration with AF IKEA Regional IT team for business efficiency and informed decision making
  • Centralize and lead business reporting function for AF IKEA
  • Provide market intelligence reports to IKEA management for budgeting and long-term strategic planning
  • Explore & Identify priority needs for the business in regard to ongoing or ad hoc leadership or support in terms of analysis and performance insights
  • Lead New investment analysis for AF IKEA
  • Collaborate and align with Retail and Group BP&A team for financial activities and ensure timely and accurate submission of all required reports
  • Collaborate with regional departments and stores for ROI calculations for activities and CAPEX
  • Business Development

  • Lead execution of AF IKEA’s payments strategy across the region
  • Play active role in execution of co- marketing activities with AF IKEA’s payment partners in collaboration with Regional Marketing team
  • Lead financial controls in all new store projects for AF IKEA
  • Provide financial and commercial support for all business projects
  • Lead fraud management for AF IKEA’s Digital channels
  • Human Resources Development

  • Strengthen IKEA’s Business Navigation community and support them to steer their store to achieve business objectives
  • Ensures that the BP&A team members are adequately motivated and professionally trained to deliver high quality output to all areas of the business.
  • A few more things for you

    Interest? Then please join us for a rewarding career journey!

    We are here to provide excellent service but a little help from you can ensure a five-star candidate experience from start to finish.

    Before you click, apply : Please read the job description carefully to ensure you can confidently demonstrate why this opportunity is right for you and take the time to put together a well-crafted and personalised CV to further boost your visibility.

    Our global Talent Acquisition team members are all assigned to specific businesses to ensure that we make the best matches between talent and opportunities.

    We not only consider the requisite compatibility of skills and behaviours, but also how candidates align with our Values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, and Excellence.

    As part of our candidate experience promise, we also want to make ourselves available to you throughout the application process.

    We make every effort to review and respond to every application.

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