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Retail Analyst - AFGRE - Doha, Qatar Job in Qatar
Al Futtaim Private Company LLC , Qatar

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2 Years
0 - 0 USD
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
As Described in Job Ad
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Feb 10, 2021
Last Date
Apr 28, 2021

Job Description


1) Management Information System
• Responsible for preparing reports (manually and via Yardi) for all assets (sales, performance, management meeting pack, BCP etc.) and submitting to management for review & action
• Submission of Monthly Business Packs and KPI reports.
• Ad hoc reports for proactive analysis to ensure all assets performances are monitored and prompt/informed action can be taken as and when required
• Support the management team to establish and define new/ongoing KPI’s to support business understanding
• Conduit between Leasing and Finance/Operations teams to align and understand data in a ‘common language’ format
• Preparation of day to day mall analysis reports to support business review packs including internal and external benchmarks
• Collate and Analyse business review packs for the assets, identifying risks, improvements, giving fully analysis and supporting information on the significance of numbers for the management
• Ensure consistency in reporting, trend analysis and full supporting commentary on the numbers

2) Systems Integrity
• Proactive Yardi (or other implemented system) user, understanding the most efficient ways to extract the required data
• Check the integrity of data in Yardi system to ensure that the reports generated are accurate.
• Ownership in checking the systems integrity on new software roll out to existing and new stores.
• Proactively suggest improvements to ensure that appropriate warning systems are in place.

3) Audits & SOP
• Ensure with all stakeholders the SOP’s are maintained and amended, coordinating with Retail division based on commercial requirements.
• Hosts and actively participates in workshops to challenge, develop and implement procedural improvements with clear prior year audit findings
• Support the Leasing department’s strategy and action plan

4) Budgeting & Forecasting
• Represent Leasing and be the ambassador between Finance and Operations to ensure budgets and KPI’s are agreed and accurately documented
• Support the Leasing team by providing budget and analysis related information when required to prepare leasing deals

5) Feasibility Studies
• Enquire about new markets/expansion of existing businesses into new geographies
• Provide managers who have budget responsibilities with regular financial and KPI reports so they can keep abreast of performance and take proactive actions to ensure targets are achieved.
• Highlight deviations from budget/plan to deal owners and GM’s in a proactive manner
• Understand the JV and full ownership models in order to prepare reports accordingly

6) Measuring Mall/Tenant Performance
• Prepare Occupancy Cost Analysis and calculate Occupancy Cost Ratios as required (per store/per brand/per group/per mall)

Job Specification

Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:
• Experience in a senior retail analyst role in a super/ regional mall
• Knowledge of MS Excel, MS programs, SAP and Yardi
• Detailed knowledge of the shopping centre sector, in particular leasing concepts, analytics & KPI’s
• Planning & organizing, responsible, analytical mind, lateral thinking & good management skills - must have a "feel" for figures in business/retail environment

Minimum Experience:
• A degree holder with 3 – 5 years’ experience in a Retail analyst role in a super-regional mall
• Knowledge of retail budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis in the retail/shopping centre sector in the Middle East is mandatory

Job-Specific Skills:
• Strong computer skills - including ERP knowledge (preferably SAP, Yardi etc) and advanced MS-Excel knowledge
• Ability to coordinate between teams and management to lead retrieval and processing of required data to fulfil tasks in a timely manner
• Good analytical, presentation & reporting skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills


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Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

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