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Business Controller - Dubai, UAE

  • Location: United Arab Emirates
  • Salary: Up to UAE Dirhams300000 per annum per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 4 months ago

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Contact: Rita Rawda
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 16 February 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -012022-467058

About the client: Our client is a multinational FMCG company that is looking to hire a Business Controller to be based in Dubai, UAE.


* Reports to Business Controlling Manager

* Job Location: Dubai, UAE

* Contract type: Permanent


* Estimate COGS and compare budget with actual expenses

* Provide the management team with profitability analysis and work on action plan for low profitability product / markets

* Implement CAPEX follow up and perform the analysis by Market and Nature

* Estimate General & Administration Expenses and compare budget with actual expenses

* Develop Inventory analysis reports and analyse variances

* Organize and Coordinate the Budget and forecasts processes

* Participate actively to the regional budget execution and make suggestions to improve the performance

* Ensure the alignment with corporate guidelines

* Guarantee the right allocation of expenses by Market and Nature

* Organize periodic performance review with Commercial and Marketing team

* Analyse and comment the monthly results (Sales, GtN, Gross Margin, P&L) and alert about the variances vs budget

* Support month-end and year-end closing process

* Follow the internal audit recommendations and their implementation

* Prepare the Ad hoc financial analysis


* Bachelor of Commerce, Finance, Accounting or Controlling

* Professional qualification is an advantage

* Min 4 years of experience in a related position

* SAP experience is preferred

* Fluent in English


* High controlling and analytical skills

* Excellent presentation and reporting skills

* Excellent computer skills, including financial tools and ERP

* Focus on the target and strive for results

* High communication and team & project management skills

* Excellent organization and high capacity to work on complex projects

* Confident, respect of deadlines and commitment