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Sgii Newgen Program Finance Trainee

Country : United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

Region : Dubaï

Town : DUBAI

Category : Retail

Contract type : Internship

Availability : Full time

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\xc2\xae.

To keep the innovation journey going, the Group has set up \xe2\x80\x9cThe Greenhouse\xe2\x80\x9d, 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.

What you\'ll be doing

You will immediately enter a role with real responsibility, business partnering critical areas, analyzing financial data of the Chalhoub business. The Finance trainee is responsible for supporting the JV division with accurate and timely commercial financial analysis, including provision of monthly management accounts for retail and distribution business channels.
  • Support the preparation of management monthly pack.
  • Support in the monthly closing process
  • Balance sheet account responsibility with particular reference to main working capital elements (collections, payables, and stock) and prepayments Benchmark on different elements of the PL lines
  • Consolidation and reconciliation of divisional operating expenses (including support services and marketing investment)
  • Support budgeting and forecasting cycles
  • Develop trustworthy relationship with the Commercial team and support businesses in preparing P&L projections and budget follow up
  • Support the development of corporate finance projects
What you\'ll need to succeed
  • Degree in finance or related studies
  • Previous experience in retail and distribution environment will be a plus
  • Capability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload
  • Enthusiastic, proactive problem solver and self-starter
  • Experienced on MS office ,Hyperion . Knowledge in analytical tools such as Looker, PowerBI is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills and able to work in a fast-paced environment
What we can offer you

With us, you will turn your aspirations into reality. We will help shape your journey through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility. Our Group offers diverse career paths for those who are extraordinary, every day.

We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, child education contribution, remote and flexible working policies as well as exclusive employee discounts.

We Invite All Applicants to Apply

It Takes Diversity Of Thought, Culture, Background, Differing Abilities and Perspectives to truly Inspire, Exhilarate and Delight our customers. At Chalhoub Group, we are committed to inclusion and diversity.

We welcome all applicants to apply and be part of our exciting future. We ensure equal opportunity for all our applicants without regard to gender, age, race, religion, national origin or disability status.

Chalhoub Group