Energizer Holdings, Inc. Finance & Controllership Manager in Dubai,

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Position Summary

This is a dual-focused Finance AND Controllership position supporting Energizer Middle East Ltd (“EMAL”). In this role, you will lead a team and provide financial leadership to division Planning processes including Strategic Planning, Annual Budget Planning, and forecasting.

The position is based in Dubai nearby Business Bay Metro Station 2.

You'll need to be an expert in developing and interpreting financial and accounting information to appraise operating results - in terms of profitability, performance against budget and other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness.

Your team is responsible for Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Overhead & General Ledger and timely reporting of financial results. You have the accountability for quality, accuracy, and timely submission of monthly forecasts and deep dives with an independent assessment of risks and opportunities.

This is a small office, less than 30 salaried colleagues, so you'll need to be down-to-earth, flexible and entrepreneurial, but as part of a global company and sitting in the Middle East & Africa Headquarters, you'll also need to have a strong corporate mindset and be comfortable presenting to senior leaders from many different cultures.


•Quarterly forecast and deep dives submission into Hyperion

•Market P&L's for all Divisions/class of trade A&P spending reports

•Monthly financial presentation and relevant company performance review meetings

•Deflator, A&P accrual accuracy and promotions evaluations activities

•Oversee the preparation, analysis, audit closing entries, currencies rates, and revenue calculations for month end closing.

•Reporting – internal & external. Overhead control. Treasury matters. Insurance. Tax matters. Internal and External Auditors. Corporate Governance Compliance. Responsible for reporting and managing the Net Working Capital.

•Support with the developing hub deliverables.

•Ensure financial information and IT systems are configured to support commercial needs and provide financial leadership on LEAN/CIP initiatives

•Train and evaluate F&C team to enhance their performance, development, and work product.

Required Skills and Experience

•ACCA or CIMA accreditation or equivalent degree in Finance

•Former experience gained in a publicly-listed MNC, ideally within the FMCG industry

•Fluency in English language, with Arabic language capability preferable

•Management experience leading a small team

•SAP, Hyperion, Scala , Crystal Reports knowledge desirable

•Teamwork, Collaboration and Initiative is essential

•Highly organized and able to manage deadlines effectively and efficiently

•High levels of attention to detail

•Flexible and responsive working style

•Able to partner effectively with many different nationalities and cultures

An Offer to Grow On

Energizer offers a competitive compensation package which includes medical and retirement savings coverage, paid holidays and local allowances. Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.