Job Role : FINANCIAL ANALYST - UAENATIONAL
The Financial Analyst is responsiblefor analyzing risks and economic trends and guiding the business,to assist in measurement, planning and forecasting of activitiesand implications on income statement and balance sheet;
and todevelop, interpret and implement financial and accounting concepts / techniques for financial planning and control.
Responsible forproducing and analyzing data on financial reports and various Excelspreadsheets, often using advanced Excel functions;
Provide financial analysis of the actual businessperformance and financial plans, in particular in the area offunding and cash flow.
Track variances inincome, expenses versus budget.
Respond to requests for ad hoc analyses quicklywhile maintaining integrity and accuracy of data;
Develop and maintain Excel spreadsheets to prepareanalyses and reports using advanced Excel functions;
Assist with the management reporting, departmentalreporting and associated schedules;
Reviewmonthly exception reporting to ensure firm policies are beingfollowed. Inform management of issues
Coordinate the monthly management closing, forecast,budget and the strategic plan processes
Assistin the firm-wide annual forecasting / budgeting process;
Perform monthly account review and varianceanalysis;
Review and analysis of generalledger transactions and accounts, using technical judgment toensure financial transactions are properly recorded;
Assist with testing and receive final approvalfor system reports required for management, financial reporting andgeneral ledger reconciliations;
Recommendactions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparativeanalyses; study proposed changes in methods andmaterials.
BS inAccounting, professional certificate required
Retail experience is a must
Minimum3 years of relevant experience
Strongknowledge of financial consolidation
Aware ofthe financial planning methods and the KPIs to implement for thebalance sheets
In depth knowledge ofaccounting concepts with a key focus on the balance sheet and cashflow statements
Understanding of retailindustry
Fluency in English
Strong technical, analytical and systems skills; goodworking knowledge of Microsoft
Excel andreporting consolidation tools like Hyperion
Analytical and detail-oriented
Exceptional organizational skills and ability toprioritize