Senior Business Finance Manager (eCommerce) - Kuwait

M.H. Alshaya Co.
Competitive salary
30 Aug 2020
29 Oct 2020
Job role
Finance manager
Experience level
The Role:

Work in conjunction with the Business Director & Management Accountants to drive the annual Business Planning/ budgeting process. Ensure that the targets set within the Budgets are realistic, stretched, & reflect actual Business potentials.

Facilitate the development of a strategic Business Plan for the Division, which includes long-term developments, investments & projects envisaged in the next 3- 5 years. Monitor on-going performance to track & report achievements.

Highlight variances & advise the brand on various preventive measures & corrective actions & reinforcements, if required. Undertake decision-support analyses to facilitate various business decisions.


* Build qualified annual Business Plan based on detailed analysis of previous & forecasted business performance
\[ Work in conjunction with Senior BMs, RDMs and/ or Business Managers to build annual Business Plan based on previous, current & forecasted financial performance & market information
\[ Assess performance results for accuracy & use information to interpret & build models for future performance
\[ Identify critical success factors & the Key performance indicators for the business
\[ Provide financial & strategic advice to President and Senior Management
\[ Re-forecasts profit expectations with the Management accounts team to highlight most-probable performance on a periodic basis
\[ Deliver feedback & coaching to the Division where necessary
\[ Report lagging & leading performance indicators to highlight performance issues & concerns for the Business Managers in order for them to act quickly & appropriately


* Degree in Finance, MBA with major in Finance preferred
\[ 7-10 years Management accounting or Financial Analysis experience within Ecommerce retail or FMCG business
\[ Commercial / analytical tools