Purpose & Overall Relevance For The Organization
Responsible for the financial health of adidas Morocco in-terms of accurate book-keeping and thorough financial analysis to ensure quality reporting, high control measures and decision support that mitigate risks & exploit opportunities working closely with stakeholders.
To produce financial reports and develop financial strategies based on company performance and objectives. To act as the Legal Representative of adidas Morocco.
Facilitate all strategic decisions connected with business with regular MIS, financial analysis & feasibility studies.
Prepare budgets, quarterly forecasts, SBPs & related comments and challenge abnormalities in results while measuring progress on own KPIs.
To evaluate and report on deviations of departmental authorized budget.
Timely & accurate monthly closing of accounts according to the company’s policies and local GAAP.
Facilitating external & internal audits. Continuously assess the internal control environment and plug gaps where necessary.
Support the LENA Manager Credit Control to manage Receivables exposure.
Oversee legal & corporate compliance requirements of the company in Morocco.
Manage Cash Flows
To staff most suitable persons in direct report positions.
To coach, train & motivate towards development of team
To set personnel objectives, targets, guidelines and assess direct and indirect reports.
To develop the functional, methodological, interpersonal and personnel skills of direct reports on the job and off the job by trainings.
To manage staff of Finance as a team.
Retail, Sales, SCM, Marketing, HR, External parties (Banks, Auditors, Govt Officials related to Finance Role).
Operating Leverage, Net Sales %vs PY, Contribution(Management Profit)%, Net Margin%, Operating-Overhead%, Marketing%, CAPEX, payables, inventory and cash flow
All statutory and legal reporting requirements met
All adidas Policies met
Forecasting accuracy +-5%
Successful implementation of Area Emerging Markets initiatives
Forecasts / Budgets done with credible assumptions, with clear analytics around what is driving the financial algorithms.
Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications :
CA / CPA / ACCA / CIMA qualified strongly preferred
University degree in business with corporate finance, financial accounting, mgt accounting
Functional : >
8-10 years of at least 2-3 years in an Financial Planning & Analysis role.
Industry : ideally apparel / fashion / shoes or FMCG
Leadership : >
3 years with strong communication
IT Skills :
SAP : Reasonable working knowledge
Excel : Advanced
Power Point : Advanced
Language Skills :
English : Advanced
French : Advanced
Arabic : Advanced