Financial Controller


Salary:

AED360000 / annum

Location:

Abu Dhabi

Date Posted:

July 10, 2018

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

65500-0010528211

Staffing Area:

Finance & Accounting


Description

The Company

A global leader in manufacturing

The Role

  • The position directly reports to the Managing Director of the Middle East office based in Dubai and indirectly to the Group's Chief Financial Officer.
  • Principal Duties & Responsibilities
  • Closely support the Managing Director across all aspects of the local operation management.
  • Responsibility of accurate monthly reporting. Ensure that accounting policies comply with accounting standard and group policies are followed.
  • Maintenance of an adequate system for internal procedure and controls.
  • Prepare financial analysis on revenues, gross margins, operating expenses and recommend changes that will improve the company's financial performance and financial controls
  • Monitor the company's working capital : manage collections, inventory levels as well as suppliers payments.
  • Provide to the Managing & Sales directors accurate costing information to set up price lists.
  • Management of a team of 1 or 2 accounting professionals.
  • Oversee the annual audits and quarterly VAT returns. Handle external relationships with local banks, auditors, tax and legal advisors.
  • Lead the annual budgeting and forecasting process. Provide up to date cash flow forecasts.
  • Continual review of process to find efficiency gains and quality improvements.
  • Lead the implementation of a new ERP at the end of 2018.
  • Handle regular and ad hoc information requests and reporting both locally and with the corporate team, as required.

Candidate Requirements

  • Degree (Finance or accounting) and a professional accounting qualification
  • Between 5 and 10 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong knowledge of accounting rules, tax, audit, treasury, accounting procedures and standards including solid internal controls
  • Manufacturing experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the region (business culture, legal and tax environment)
  • Fluency in English is a must
  • Fluency in French and/or Arabic are strong advantages
  • Experience of a multinational company
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Problem solver
  • Autonomous
  • Team worker with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Salary & Benefits

  • 30,000 AED per month all in (Basic, Housing, Transport)
  • +Flights
  • +Bonus


Dubai

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Gate Village 1, Level 1 , Dubai +971 (0) 4 382 6700
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