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Finance Officer

Company Name: Chalhoub Group
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 2-5 years
Degree: Bachelor
Nationality: Any
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
For over six decades, Chalhoub Group has been a partner and creator of luxury experiences in the Middle East. The Group, in its endeavour to excel as a hybrid retailer, has reinforced its distribution and marketing services with a portfolio of eight owned brands and over 300 international brands in the luxury, beauty, fashion, and art de vivre categories. More recently, the Group expanded its expertise into new categories of luxury watches, jewellery, and eyewear.

Every step at Chalhoub Group is taken with the customer at heart. Be it constantly reinventing itself or focusing on innovation to provide luxury experiences at over 750+ experiential retail stores, online and through mobile apps, each touch point leads to delighting the customer.

Today, Chalhoub Group stands for 14,000 skilled and talented professionals across seven countries, whose cohesive efforts have resulted in the Group being ranked third in the Middle East and first in Saudi Arabia as a Great Place to Work®.

To keep the innovation journey going, the Group has set up “The Greenhouse”, which is not just an innovation hub, but also an incubator space and accelerator for start-ups and small businesses in the region and internationally. This is just one of the several initiatives taken by the Group to reinvent itself, catalysed by forward thinking and future-proofing. The Group has also been embedding sustainability at the core of its business strategy with a clear commitment towards people, partners and the planet, and by being a member of the United Nations Global Compact Community and signatory of the Women’s Empowerment Principles.

As the Finance Officer you will be responsible for managing the day-to-day financial operations of the business. Working closely with the Founder and CEO, your responsibilities will include:
Drive the company’s financial planning
Budgeting and forecasting
Prepare monthly financial reporting for management
Balance sheet reconciliations, journals, accruals
Ensure cash flow is appropriate for the organization’s operations
Manage vendor relationships
Ensure compliance with the law and company’s policies
Financial modeling
You will be responsible for Group reporting P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash flows
Be responsible for accurate and timely month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close procedures for certain key balance sheets and income statement accounts
Collaborate cross-functionally with various organizations within the Company, including Operations, Creative, Technology and Data, and Merchandise to support the accounting close process
Assist and prepare internal management reporting documents to support company decision making and analysis
Preparing financial analyses and reports
Preparing revenue projections and forecasting expenditure
Assisting with annual audit preparations.

Proven experience as CFO, Finance Officer or relevant role (retail experience is preferred)
BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus
Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
Excel savvy with ability to analyze large amounts of data to tell the financial story
Be a forward thinker and able to identify potential risks and opportunities
Strong communication skills both written and verbal
Self-motivated and ability to adapt to fast changing environment
Ability to think outside the box
Ability to strategize and solve problems
An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers
Are highly skilled in MS Excel (pivot tables, etc.) and the ability to quickly manipulate and analyze data sets and build reports. Having experience with Zoho Books is an asset.

We are a group of bright, kind and goal oriented people. You can be your authentic self here, and are empowered to encourage others to do the same!
We are a successful, fast-growing company at the forefront of tech and fashion.
We are a technologically and data-driven business
We are committed to our clients and connected through our vision of “Being every real girls styling solution”
We love solving problems, thinking creatively and trying new things
We believe in autonomy & taking initiative
We are challenged, developed and have meaningful impact
We have a smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
You will be proud to say that you work for Wear That