Business Analyst

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-5997

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client is a Multinational Retail Business with offices around the world - they are recruiting a Business Analyst to be based in their Dubai offices.

Client Details

Our client, a MNC Retail Business are looking to expand their Finance team in Dubai and are recruiting a Business Analyst.


* Compare budgets with actual expenses and provide recommendations for the variances
* Produce profitability analyses and develop action plans for low profitability products/markets for the management team
* Implement CAPEX follow up and execute performance analyses by Market and Nature
* Compare the budget and actual expenses in order to estimate general and administration expenses
* Perform inventory analysis reports and analyse variances
* Collate and coordinate the budget and forecast processes
* Provide advice for the performance of the regional budget execution
* Ensure compliance with corporate guidelines
* Liaising with the marketing and commercial team in order to organise the periodic performance review
* Analyse and comment the monthly results and alert about the variances versus budget
* Provide support for the month-end and year-end closing process
* Stay in compliance of the internal audit recommendations and their implementation
* Prepare the ad-hoc financial analysis

Job Offer

The successful candidate for this role will be offered a competitive monthly salary, all-inclusive of basic, housing and transport allowances. Additionally, he/she will receive a bonus, medical insurance and annual flight tickets.


* Bachelor of Commerce or related degrees
* Experience in a Retail/ Distribution background is an added advantage
* A minimum of 3 years of experience in a related position is required
* An excellent understanding of financial tools, ERP and computer skills

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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