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Finance Manager - Dubai, UAE

  • Location: United Arab Emirates
  • Salary: Up to UAE Dirhams420000 per annum per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Contact: Rita Rawda
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 07 December 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -112021-465219

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for the Financial Accounting & Operations, Treasury and Tax of the
company. While this position is based in United Arab Emirates (UAE), the scope encompasses
not only the UAE domestic market but also other markets under the legal entity of United Arab
Emirates. Key to this role is ensuring processes exists and adhered to capture day to day
transactions, closing books of accounts timely every month, provide financial data to the
reporting team and managing the statutory reporting.

Key Responsibilities and Job-Related Characteristics:

Financial Accounting & Operations
o Ensuring timely month end closing, half year/year end consolidation reporting and
financial year end reporting
o Prepare company consolidation package to the regional office and other submissions as
o Ownership for financial setup in ERP system
o Guide and supervises a team of accounting staff
o Lead annual audit process with external auditors

Financial Analysis
o Monthly review of balance sheet positions
o Preparation of budgetary overhead costs and review on periodic basis
o Provide useful data for required analysis on an ad hoc basis

o Manage filing of tax returns and response to queries from the tax authorities
o Analyse tax risks and agree way forward

o Manage treasury including day to day banking, investment of surplus cash and borrowings
if needed
o Work closely with the planning and reporting team to finalise the Cash flow budget of the
o Submission of entity's quarterly actual cash reporting and budgetary/estimate cash
o Monitor cash performance vis-à-vis targets and ensure appropriate actions to achieve the

o Manage insurance policies to ensure adequate and timely coverage
o Follow up with Insurance broker/company for claims

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
o Highly motivated, result-oriented, proactive
o Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure
o Meticulous and possess a willingness and ability to be hands-on
o Good working knowledge of JD Edwards or equivalent will be highly advantageous
o Possess a Bachelor degree in Accountancy or equivalent
o Chartered Accountant with 8 years post-graduate experience with recent years gained in
a dynamic MNC