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Finance Trainee

Job Summary:

We are currently looking for our next Finance Graduate (Trainee) to join our finance team. You will be responsible for effectively delivering accurate reporting and analysis of results of the company, and supporting in day-to-day operations and business! In this position you can expect to gain skills and experience working as a valued member of the team. You will be empowered to innovate, develop and learn in a fun and supportive environment! We are looking for an ambitious graduate with a keen interest in the finance world and learning!

Job Responsibilities:

Main KPIs: timely monthly closing and submission of budget.


Scope: Sephora Arabia Finance, Reporting to Finance Manager KSA 


70% - Financial Reporting:

  • Coordinate and collaborate with Business units’ management to gather, research, analyze and summarize financial data. 
  • Prepare analysis on monthly financial figures from business units compared to budget and last year and issue reports on a weekly/monthly basis.
  • Assist in monthly financial statements, forecast and annual budget process including profit and loss statements, gross margin analysis, balance sheet and recommend action.
  • Liaise with the stores to ensure adherence and respect of guidelines and procedures; alert and report any eventual non-compliance or failure observed 
  • Assist in development of financial models to analyze sales and other financial data.
  • Support month-end close process by preparing recurring and ad hoc reports, researching general ledger activity and variances to budget and prior year.


25% - Admin & Commercial:

  • Preparing monthly commercial Target files
  • Follow-up with Admin Department for issues 
  • Coordinating and Follow-up  with Loss Prevention  and Stock Controller on certain topic 
  • Ah-Hocs reports and tasks 


5% - Communication:

  • Communicate with all respective colleagues in KSA &  UAE , Store Team, Area Manager, Area Supervisor, Supply Chain Team, related issues
Your Profile:

•    You are a Saudi National 
•    You have a Bachelor or higher majored in Finance or a related field
•    You are a team player with excellent communication skills
•    You have an excellent written and verbal English skills 
•    You are a Microsoft office proficient
•    You take initiative, listen, learn and challenge the status quo
•    You think like an entrepreneur and are motivated to create your own success
•    You like to have fun and you will bring positivity and a smile to your work and the team!


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