Finance Director


Location:

Dubai

Date posted:

6th November 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

65500-0011246437

Staffing area:

Finance & Accounting


Description

The Company
A fantastic opportunity to work with a large multinational conglomerate heading up one of their major divisions which is the food distribution arm of the organisation.

The Role

  • Must have a collaborative management style with the ability to build partnerships with Logistics Operations Group and key Finance & Category stakeholders to effectively influence and drive business performance, budgeting & cost controlling efficiency.
  • The candidate must be working currently for a food distribution or FMCG organization in GCC, working closely with Logistics Operations Leadership Team, Integrated Supply Chain Management Leadership Team, and Financial Planning & Reporting Team.
  • Responsible to consolidate all the logistics activities (Warehousing, Freight Forwarding, Transportation and Workshop) into
  • Business Units cost bridges provided to the categories each month for actuals and reforecasts.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining general ledger file and associated reports and verifying accuracy of certain account balances.
  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of information processed from subsystems. Update subsystem information into the G/L on a regular basis.
  • Work closely on Oracle systems and its implementations for the 3PL business from scratch to completion
  • Review journal entries and post at month end.
  • Provide monthly financial statements or reports to GM-Finance and CEO.
  • Analyze and summarize detail transactions for each bank accounts.
  • Provide detail information to corporate for intercompany netting payments each month.
  • Provide Inter-Company reconciliations to group companies at month end. Run Balance Sheet for chief accountant to enter intercompany balances into financials intercompany module
  • Review and approve Intercompany Receivables into Netting System each month
  • Complete monthly sales worksheet at month end.
  • Update Freight, warehousing, transportation and workshops reports at month end.
  • Ensure that freight, warehousing and transportation charges are being properly billed to customers.
  • Ensure all backup for invoicing, payables, and payroll are reviewed before payments processing
  • Reviewing Job Orders as and when requested for capital and operational expenditure projects.
  • This position has the responsibility and authority to perform all job-related quality activities as defined in this job description and in the specific related procedures and work instructions.
  • This position has the authority to stop action on work until concerns are resolved and to initiate and / or participate in identifying and implementing actions to correct existing and prevent future occurrences.
  • Understand monthly/quarterly actuals and key drivers of past performance and provide insightful inputs for process improvements
  • Manage forecast process including monthly/quarterly updates and annual plans
  • Finance expert for transportation cost model, work with cross functional team to build annual budget/reforecasts in tool
  • Prepares consolidation, close, and financial reports and liaises with external auditors
  • Work on key financial projects that drive the improvement, including but not limited cost analysis models and capital projects
  • Develop Performance measures and indicators to understand, quantify and communicate risks and opportunities.
  • Lead the Logistics and Transportation annual and long-term planning process
  • Support GM Finance to enhance and improve of planning, budgeting & reporting process
  • Support cost saving initiatives reviews to provide transparency and accountability
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and cost savings

Candidate Requirements

  • Business degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 10 or more years of Accounting & finance experience
  • 5 or more years of Transportation, Logistics, warehousing Operations support Experience
  • 4 or more years working in a matrix organization supporting cross-functional business partners
  • Adaptability - responds resourcefully to new demands and challenges
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, listening and communication skills
  • Self-motivated, confident, results oriented, strong financial acumen
  • Ability to influence without authority, collaborate and interact with all levels
  • Advance excel skills

Salary & Benefits

  • 55,000 AED per month
  • Private medical insurance
  • Annual flights
  • Bonus
  • Family package


Dubai

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
Gate Village 1, Level 1, Office Unit 104, P.O. Box 482100
Dubai
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+971 (0) 4 382 6700
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