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Finance Manager

Date: 09-Oct-2021

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Majid Al Futtaim

Majid Al Futtaim invites you to join us in our quest to create great moments for everyone, everyday! We are the leading shopping mall, residential communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, serving over 560 million visitors a year. For the past two decades, we have shaped the consumer landscape across the region, transforming the way people shop, live and play, while maintaining a strong sustainability track record and the largest mall in the world to attain LEED Gold EBOM Certification. We have over 40,000 team members in 15 international markets representing over 100 nationalities – all keeping the customer at the heart of everything we do. If you enjoy being BOLD, PASSIONATE and TOGETHER, then Majid Al Futtaim is the destination for you.


Role Title:

Division/Department (if available):


Finance Planning & Analysis Manager


Reporting to:

Supervising (if applicable):

Senior Finance Manager


Role location:

Last revised:

Dubai, UAE

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Role Purpose:


  • The position provides Financial Planning and Analysis as well as commercial support and guidance to the SHARE team

Role Details – Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:


Monthly Management Accounts

  • Deliver consistent, timely, accurate, high quality and insightful financial reports to facilitate and support decision making;
  • Preparation of Monthly Management Accounts including detailed performance analysis of SHARE performance in the monthly pack;
  • Perform variance analysis and trend analysis to show key movements from Budgets, Forecasts and Prior Year;
  • Undertake monthly review of costs and work with SLT to ensure cost drivers are understood; and
  • Deliver continuous improvement of financial planning and budgeting and ensure compliance with appropriate financial standards and deliver “best in class reporting


Budgets and Forecasts

  • Manage annual budgeting and monthly forecasting processes for the Group and work with Business Units and leadership team to develop a robust Budget which withstands rigorous testing; and
  • Support the Senior Finance Manager with the production and presentation of Quarterly Business Reviews


Commercial Support for Business Cases and Partnerships

  • Provide data-driven and analytical insights to support key strategic and operational decisions underpinning the firm's growth plans; 
  • Evaluate new business opportunities, industries and expansions to achieve 5 year strategy;
  • Finance Business partnering with leadership team for new business cases and external partnerships including sensitivity analyses;
  • In conjunction, with the leadership team, explore and recommend alternative revenue opportunities within existing commercial partnerships; and
  • Develop and maintain financial models as needed, to support scenario analysis and evaluation of potential projects and expansions



  • Enhance finance capability through effective management and coaching to drive towards a high performing finance team



Personal Characteristics and Required Background:


Skillset (role specific technical skills and behavioral competencies needed)

  • Can do attitude and an inquisitive nature
  • Strong commercial mindset with a data driven approach to forecasts
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to present to Senior Management


Minimum experience

  •  1 -3 Years PQE from a reputable blue-chip company, consultancy or investment bank
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to deliver under time pressure.


Minimum Qualifications/education

  • Qualified Finance professional – ACA, CPA, CFA qualified is desirable.