Bridgestone Middle East and Africa


Current Opportunities

At Bridgestone, we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. We invest in our people and support them with their development and growth within the business. We’re an organization committed to the BOSS (consumer) and to providing opportunity for our employees. We are a global community of people driven to be the leaders in our industry.


A career at Bridgestone opens countless opportunities for employees to enhance their skills, push limits and unleash their potential. We are interested in receiving CVs and will review against our current and future vacancies. Please see below a list of our current vacancies


If you are interested please fill in your application at BSMEA Careers

Vacancies

Bridgestone is a multi-national organization, investing in our people to provide opportunities for growth and development. Our values (of Involvement, Commitment, Ownership and Teamwork) are at the heart of what we do, and our behaviours remain key to our success. We are looking for an active and motivated individual to join our team.

 

  • Reporting to: Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Manager
    Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Role overview

    Job Description

    This role will be responsible for the following:


    1. Planning and Forecast- Support the FP&A Manager with the plan & forecast processes, understand the business model to anticipate discrepancies and provide added value to the sales teams. Automation of processes building financial models easy to use for the team. Get involved in the Rolling Forecast and Cash-Flow Forecast. Participate in the MTP process. Report the Planning and Forecast figures in the system.

    2. Reporting- Support the reporting process of the company, consolidating business units and head office. Being involved to carry out the Monthly Finance Pack, understand the P/L and BS KPIs, Consolidated P/L and P/L by Division and Product. Working Capital report, AR/AP, Inventory and Cash. Get involved in the "Cost to Serve" model.

    3. Business Partnership- Proactively work with the business providing financial support and understanding of the main KPI's to Business Managers. Helping out the decision making process identifying risk and business opportunities.

    4. Communication skills- Key contact for Directors and General Managers of the different divisions. Able to effectively convey knowledge and ideas.

    5. Support company projects in terms of financial matters- Support BSMEA departments to elaborate the necessary business cases by providing relevant information and financial advice.

    6. Teamwork- Involved in a team of 3 (Management Accounting) and 5 (Financial Accounting), establish good relationship with the other members, having an embedded sharing culture to maximize team synergies. Building, strong relationships with the business, leveraging the rest of the team.

    7. Month end close- Assist the Financial Accounting team with month end close activities if needed.


    We are looking for someone who has:


    1. Accountant certification like- CMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent

    2. Prior experience in Business Finance and Reporting

    3. Knowledge on management accounting techniques and financial modeling.

    4. Basic knowledge of Cost Accounting, and Financial Accounting.

    5. Strong analytical skills, expertise on MS Office (Excel)

    6. Excellent communication skill and experience with cross functional projects is an advantage.

    If you want to be part of the Bridgestone team, please follow the link to send us your resume: www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZNH95B7
  • Role overview

    Job Description

    This role will be responsible for the following:


    1. Operating in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, the ideal candidate will require the ability to assimilate information and data to drive effective decision making within the business.

    2. This is a key role within the business and requires a team player to work in in a cross functional environment, across the MEA region. The purpose of the role is to partner with the business to ensure that pricing developments are timely and accurate and to enhance opportunities for profitable and sustainable growth.

    3. The ideal candidate will have an ability to identify risks and opportunities and provide solutions and support to key stakeholders across the MEA region.


    Main responsibilities:


    1. Analyze operating results and recommend actions to improve profitability.

    2. Provide sales and other functions with relevant periodic support and business analysis and pricing information.

    3. Continuously monitor and report actual pricing structures and financial performance

    4. Building and communicating relevant pricing analysis / reports through MS Excel & Power point (dashboards).

    5. Improve transparency and communication on key products & customers across all markets with an ability to provide the right level of information both locally [country specific] and regionally.

    6. Set-up prices based on relevant positioning and market approach of Bridgestone in line with the BS pricing strategy.

    7. Prepare relevant pricing data required for budgeting and forecasting purposes.

    8. Various ad hoc support on resolving tactical pricing challenges and support Branches in order to maximize profits.

    Required skills and experience:


    1. 2-5 year experience in the MEA region and similar role

    2. Previous experience of working in a multinational business

    3. Solid financials understanding

    4. Analytical and creative solution thinking

    5. Problem solving and capable of managing priorities

    6. Mastering excel and other analysis tools

    7. Agility and capable to work under pressure

    8. Ownership and commitment to deliver results

    9. Effective and strong communication skills

    10. Collaborative team player

    11. Continuous improvement approach

    For more information on our company please visit www.bridgestone.com & http://www.bridgestone-mea.com/en/careers/current-opportunities/.
    If you are interested in this position, please visit our website or send your CV in confidence to samantha.tegala@bridgestone.ae