Commercial Analyst Job In Dubai

Job Purpose:

Assisting the Commercial Finance Manager with the management accounting for the MEA Portfolio

Working with the Commercial Finance Manager to improve business efficiency and commercial decision making by enhancing management information and financial forecasting.

Ensuring that processes are followed to provide and maintain a strong financial management and control environment

To progress through professional exams (CIMA / ACCA / CMA etc)

Key Accountabilities:

Work with Finance teams to assist with preparation of monthly management accounts and commercial accrual postings.

Keep Event trackers up to date with actual spend from FinanceForce on a regular basis.

Work with the Commercial Finance Manager and the commercial teams where required on the budgeting and forecasting process across the MEA portfolio.

Coordinate regular budget / forecast review sessions with the commercial teams.

Helping to calculate commission/bonus payments in accordance with individual schemes for payroll.

Provide quality analysis as required.

Ensuring that the DMG MEA Event policies are communicated, implemented, and complied with, and a strong financial control environment is maintained.

Carry out any reasonable project work / ad hoc task as requested.

Attend training and development as required.

Technical and Functional Experience:

Graduate with a 2:1 minimum degree who wishes to train for a recognized accounting qualification (ACCA/CIMA/CMA etc.)

Interest in working in a commercial finance role

Confidence to develop and cultivate relationships with senior business leaders that leads to open and collaborative communication

Hands on approach and willing to accept responsibility

Project management and Advanced Excel skills

Able to multi-task and manage changing workloads and priorities

Able to adapt to changing circumstances re-setting priorities as necessary

Personal Attributes:

Excellent analytical and organizational skills

Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills

Self-motivated, conscientious, and driven

Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines within a target driven marketplace

Good team working ethics, confident, flexible, pragmatic

Strong attention to detail

Willingness to travel

Key Success Criteria:

Ability to work with all departments

A team player

Good communicator

Willingness to succeed

Dmg events is an international exhibitions and publishing company with events across more than 25 countries in the Middle East, Europe, Africa, the Americas and Asia. Headquartered in Dubai since 1989, we have expanded our operations from this global hub city to Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Canada, South Africa, Egypt and the UK, achieving impressive growth in emerging and mature markets.
We have acquired success through a combination of strategic moves such as geo-adapting our flagship events, acquiring complementary businesses and by adapting our core brands to work in different industries. Our companys portfolio of products includes leading exhibition brands within these sectors such as ADIPEC, The Big 5 construction events, Gastech, The Hotel Show and INDEX, as well as a collection of leading business publications.
With global exhibitions at the heart of what we do, our 300-plus strong team has nurtured professional communities for industries as diverse as construction, energy, coatings, transport, hospitality & design. We support these communities through a combination of high-impact conferences, certified workshops, technical seminars and industry publications.
We have been immensely successful in our industry and attract more than 350,000 visitors to our portfolio of 80-plus exhibitions every year.
Through all of this work our aim is simple. We want to accelerate business through face-to-face events, which is why we work so hard to bring people together, creating opportunities for them to network, learn and do business.
dmg events is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT) an international portfolio of information, media and events businesses listed on the London stock exchange.

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