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Senior Financial Analyst - Finance - Kuwait

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Location: Kuwait
Kuwait Head Office


Our multi-disciplined finance teams support and improve business performance while maintaining effective and robust control. We have teams working within our retail divisions; reviewing financial performance, identifying trends, spotting opportunities and supporting business planning and decision making. In our Central Finance Team, business performance is recorded, reported and analyzed on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. Finance staff also play an active role in the review and enhancement of business processes and technology usage.

The Role:

Our Senior Financial Analysts ensure senior managers within brands and head office divisions remain commercially focused and are able to make strategic business decisions based on accurate and timely reports. In this role you will produce regular and ad hoc reports as well as analyse information and pro-actively investigate any additional management information requirements. Retail is a fast-paced industry and working in a financial role in this environment calls for candidates who can work quickly and accurately, think ahead and react to change.

This is a varied and diverse role which will enable professional qualified accountants to make a valuable contribution to the growth of entire division.


  • Analyse Monthly results by running monthly & weekly reports
  • Develop and deliver presentations to support business cases, expenditure proposals and decisions
  • Produce timely & accurate standardized reports as per business requirements
  • Drive cost savings plan & prepare road maps to coordinate with different teams to achieve the targets
  • Prepare Divisional KFR package
  • Reforecast profit expectation with Finance Manager and highlight any risk or opportunities
  • Advise and assist in Planning / budgeting / forecasting / reporting of total retail business
  • Monitor ongoing performance and give directions to enable achieve the business plan
  • Develop models to analyse previous, current & future performance for support and management team to take business decisions

You will have/be:

  • Degree in Business or Finance (or a related field)
  • A recognized professional finance or accountancy qualification
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience gained within finance or accountancy
  • Strong presentation & communication skills

About Us:

As a leading international franchise operator, with nearly 90 of the world’s most recognised brands in its portfolio, Alshaya Group brings great shopping, dining, leisure and hospitality experiences to millions of customers across the Middle East & North Africa, Russia, Turkey, Europe and beyond.

Alshaya Group is a dynamic multinational business and family owned enterprise with a consistent record of growth and innovation. For 35 years, Alshaya has been a pioneering force in brand franchising, using its exceptional knowledge and experience to expand at pace.

Our portfolio of well-loved international brands includes Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, The Body Shop, M.A.C, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn, KidZania and, coming soon, Hampton by Hilton.

From one retail franchise store opened in Kuwait in 1983, Alshaya Group has consistently grown and diversified and today offers customers an unparalleled choice of brands across multiple sectors; Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings, Leisure & Entertainment, and Hotels. A diverse, skilled team of 53,000 people from 120 nationalities support more than 4,000 stores, cafes, restaurants and leisure destinations, a growing online business and a commitment to delivering great customer experiences.

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