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Commercial Finance Manager

Reference:
VAC-769
Sector:
Accountancy, Finance Manager, Financial Controller
Salary:
AED30,000 Per Month
Benefits:
Schooling, Family Flights + Insurance
Town/City:
Dubai
Contract Type:
Permanent

Inspire Selection is Recruiting a Commercial Finance Manager within the F&B industry.  Our Client has multiple well-known global brands.


We’re searching for a highly commercial Finance Manager / FC who will work very closely with Operations in a business-partnering role.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and direct the business through each planning cycle
  • Assist the General Manager in developing meaningful analysis to explain business performance
  • Complete financial evaluation on all Promotions
  • Pre & Post launch, breakeven analysis and identify key learnings
  • Review all key measures – Average Transaction Value, Food Capture, discounts, samplings, margin, labour and propose ways to improve
  • Use of analytical tools to develop reports and 'dashboards' to highlight key trends and impact on future performance
  • Provide Business insight and develop improvement plan
  • Prepare value chain analysis on new Concepts/Occasions/Channels
  • Approve all expenditure as per the authority matrix before committed.
  • Track and monitor key overheads; Advertising and Promotions, employment, accommodation and Royalties
  • Review, signoff and control all CAPEX spend for the stream, tracking cost and depreciation
  • Continuous review of the Control Framework to avoid abuse of cash, stock and other elements of risk, inherent in the business
  • Month-end review of GLs and P&L, ensure accruals and provisioning
  • P&L management – Cash handling and ensuring cost commitments in line with budgets
  • Work with Operations Managers
  • Work closely with Chefs on pricing of menu items

Requirements:

  • Fully Qualified Accountant (CIMA or ACCA)
  • Western Passport Holder
  • 3-5+ years financial, commercial & market experience in the same industry (F&B)
  • Experience and experience of managing teams
  • Business Performance evaluation
  • Budgeting & Forecasting for multiple business units
  • Good internal/external communicator being able to build strong relationships, influencing and presenting at a senior level
  • Able to work under high-pressure

We apologise that we cannot reply to everybody however we do guarantee that we look at every application. If you haven’t had a response from us within 7 days, you can assume you haven’t been successful on this occasion. (LV)