Assistant Finance Manager – Corporate Finance/M&A Jobs in Dubai at Michael Page
Title: Assistant Finance Manager – Corporate Finance/M&A
Company: Michael Page
Excellent career progression|Great exposure
About Our Client
Our Client is a leading luxury retail company with several global luxury brands in their portfolio across fashion, beauty, home, etc.
Assist in supporting JV performance and risk management, ensuring that the company’s integrated interests are documented, raised, understood, protected, and promoted.
Strategic Roles And Responsibilities
Advise JV company members.
Shares responsibility of the “hub” of JV activities and shares accountability for JV activities and deliverables
Provide input on the Portfolio’s budget and control expenses of the function Functional Roles and Responsibilities
Assist in the portfolio’s PMO efforts to ensure that the company’s best interest are served and the JV agreements can be executed successfully.
To co-manage schedules, budgets, resources and deliverables for Joint Ventures and other portfolio negotiations
Co-Manage documentation, approvals, and governance activities of new and existing JVs
Perform commercial analysis and financial modelling including sensitivity analysis around the key variables such as financials, performance of the assets, contracted rates and geopolitical risks, etc. in collaboration with company Finance and input from business stakeholders.
Lead due diligence review on potential JV partners, summarizes key findings and suggests way forward including risks mitigations strategies.
Supports and coordinates the establishment of all necessary legal documentation supporting the JV formation and implementation (i.e., Shareholders agreement, Management fees, etc.) from a financial perspective.
Monitors and administers the execution of the JV agreement throughout the full JV life-cycle, resolving any potential issues.
Manage financial reporting processes, monitor progress against budget and carry out periodic reviews, performance and valuation of assets and report findings to the Finance Director.
Reviews financial performance reports and trends from the joint ventures, highlights any emerging concerns and recommends potential resolutions.
Supports the Head of JV Portfolio in ensuring that company interests and rights, as the JV partner, are protected throughout the JV life-cycle.
Leads knowledge sharing sessions to share end of stage project lessons learned and work with the internal stakeholders to identify appropriate responses as required.
Provide support, service and advise on all financial matters to the company’s management, i.e. budgets preparation, and presentation, provide input to management accounting, MIS and all other financial and non-financial reports and statements
Ensure timely preparation of the financial budget and forecast for the portfolio in line with company requirements, working in coordination with Corporate Finance and portfolio company departments and other company departments
Ensure timely preparation and communication of periodic financial reports to senior management based on the guidelines defined
Consolidate and review key financial information within established timelines in areas such as operating results and budget versus actual and also report any issues with respect to planning and budgeting to the Head of JV Portfolio
Monitor the ongoing financial performance of the portfolio and provide continued visibility to management
The Successful Applicant
Bachelor’s degree education with relevant professional qualification, such as CFA, CIMA etc.
3 to 7 years’ exper…