Finance

FINANCE

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy and all genders are welcome. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

Your Mission

Direct Responsibility:

  • Monthly Financial Review – comments with inputs from relevant departments and final review Head of Finance
  • Year-end reporting – ConPack / additional information
  • Budget and forecast preparation for Wholesale, Retail and ECom
  • Handling of queries from Region / HQ
  • Power BI
  • Preparation of Store P&L for feasibility analysis and relevant approvals
  • Contract database management
  • Compliance with PUMA Group Accounting Policies and IFRS Accounting Manual
  • Declaration of property and stock insurance values annually
  • Maintenance of medical and group life insurance monitor
  • Liaison with auditors / internal / external customers as may be warranted
  • Streamlining of processes and automation of tasks
  • Guidance, appraisals and development of team

Supervisory:

  • Financial accounting and monthly / quarterly reporting by the team
  • Budget / Forecast submission in Hyperion (HFM)
  • AR management and ageing analysis and follow up where required
  • AR overtrade, handling of Coface limits and credit management in SAP
  • Interaction with customers / internal for establishment of LC / SBLC / BG where secured payment terms
  • Inventory planning
  • Relevant master data maintenance
  • Verification of payments, debit notes, credit notes, purchase orders
  • Liquidity planning
  • Quarterly VAT returns / payment of VAT
  • Other tasks as may be assigned from time to time

Your Talent

Education:

  • Chartered Accountant / ACCA / MBA Finance / other equivalent qualification

Experience:

  • 8 - 10+ years of relevant work experience in a reputable / multinational organisation (preferably Retail industry)

Capabilities:

  • Fluency in the English language (speaking, reading, writing)
  • Proficiency in MS Office (word, excel, power-point)
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Well versed with UAE VAT law and other regulatory laws
  • Strong interpersonal / communication skills
  • Budgeting / Forecasting and ability to analyze data
  • Exceptional follow through and organizational skills
  • Time management skills and working to business deadlines
  • High level of energy, initiative, and professionalism
  • Team player and ability to work alongside other functions

PUMA provides equal opportunities for all job applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or disability. Equality for all is one of the core principles at PUMA and we do not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination.

PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

PUMA Wellbeing at Middle East

Social

  • Community engagement activities
  • Company parties & events
  • Social area

Flex

  • Flexible working hours
  • Parental leave policy

Finance

  • Employee discount
  • Life insurance
  • Medical insurance

Athlete

  • Health and Wellness Allowance

United Arab Emirates

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Shape the base of any team by becoming a trusted player and business partner. By communicating and collaborating with other departments, PUMA Finance is involved in shaping the most fundamental processes and supporting strategic decision making.

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