Sales Finance Analyst

Mackenzie Jones
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP279-834
Mackenzie Jones

The Role


The Role


Overview
Multinational FMCG business in Dubai is looking for an Analyst to provide financial support to the ME Sales team. They will specialize in specific areas including In Market Sales, Stock Management, Trade Spend and FP&A.

The Role
•Prepare and report on In Market Sales Country & Brand Analytics – identify risks & opportunities in the monthly and year forecasts.
•Assist in closing and reporting the month end Gross Sales, or Trade Investment & Net Revenue by Country and Brand.
•Ensure Distributor In Market Sales & stock days are complete.
•Drive the sales budget and forecast processes, providing challenge & support to the sales teams. Ensure the accuracy of plans and forecasts.
•Challenge customer contracts ensuring appropriate ROI and profit generation
•Provide technical financial support to the Sales teams ensuring management of Country and Customer P&L and ROI analysis on commercial activities.
•Build strong working relationships with the commercial team.
•Manage Trade spend in line with Plan challenging the relevant budget holders to deliver Plan P&L and appropriate Return on Investments.
•Ensure robust internal control processes are in place on Trade Spend.
•Travel to Dubai 50% of the time for the first 18 months.

Requirements


Requirements


•MUST be CIMA or ACA qualified.
•MUST have similar commercial experience in working with In Market Sales.
•Excellent system and technical knowledge.
•MUST have industry experience, ideally within FMCG. Candidates without industry experience will not be considered.
•Strong analytical skills.
•Happy to travel up to 50% of the time to Dubai for the first 18 months.

About the Company


About the Company


Mackenzie Jones Middle East has decades of HR, Marketing, Finance & Accounting, Sales, Secretarial & Business Support, Management Consulting and Engineering recruitment expertise. Along with a deep understanding of key market sectors and regions, we never forget to treat clients, companies and candidates as individuals who have unique needs.

So we always listen, constantly learn, occasionally challenge and frequently advise. It’s all part of a service renowned for its courtesy, consideration and dedication. Based in Dubai since 2006, our office covers the GCC and Levant countries and with the right regional expertise, we are the leading specialists.

We’re growing rapidly because people appreciate our honesty, commitment and results.

Areas of specialties we recruit for are: Human Resources, Finance & Accounting, Marketing, Sales, Secretarial & Business Support, Executive Search, Banking & Financial Services, Management Consulting and Engineering.
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