About the job
GMG is a global well-being company retailing, distributing and manufacturing a portfolio of leading international and home-grown brands across sport, everyday goods, health and beauty, properties, and logistics sectors. Its vision is to inspire people to win in ways that make the world better. GMG’s investments span across five key verticals: GMG Sports, GMG Everyday Goods, GMG Health and Beauty, GMG Properties, and GMG Logistics. Under the ownership and management of the Baker family, it has become a leading global company, affiliated with the worlds most successful and respected brands in the well-being sector. Working across the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia, GMG has introduced more than 120 brands into its markets.
About The Role
The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementation of robust processes aligned to both legislative and company requirements and ensuring that the financial planning and analysis function delivers a timely and accurate service. Manage all accounting activities include budget process and P&L & B/S reviews to support the business by implementing and maintaining a partnership approach with each site and function.
Financial Planning & Analysis:
Responsible for the Financial and management reporting
Review of annual financial budgets and the business plan with impact analysis
Preparation of business forecast at group level on basis of past trends, market forecast with different financial models
Responsible for preparation of monthly, quarterly & yearly MIS for the group.
Preparation of management B/s & cashflow of the group
Implementation of SAP SAC tool for the group budgeting & consolidation
Circulation of analytical reports along with variance analysis to stakeholders
Conduct Monthly business review meetings with the functional Heads & Business Heads
Ensure proper issuance and accuracy of all financial information internal and external on timely basis
Support Head of Finance to provide management and other departments with information for decision making in their respective scope of operations
Engage and collaborative with senior management at Business unit and corporate division leads on developing assumptions for budgets and forecasts
Policy & Procedure- Formulation & Implementation
Support the financial operations of all related business units within the company
Testing effectiveness of system internal controls & identifying improvement areas- resulted in automated & simplified process.
CA, CIMA or ACCA holder or tertiary qualifications in accounting or finance.
Min 8 years of experience preferably in retail industry in financial planning and analysis
SAP working experience
Power BI working knowledge (Developer added advantage)
Microsoft Office tools (Advanced excel compulsory, Power Query, Power Point, Word)
Familiar with computerized accounting and multinational business environment.
Knowledge of IFRS and Financial modelling