Role details

Financial Controller

United Arab Emirates   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • A large and well established industrial concern located in the Northern UAE
  • Responsible for overseeing the operations of the accounting department

About Our Client

A large and well established industrial concern located in the Northern United Arab Emirates that has a long track record of excellence in delivering quality product to its customers in the UAE and overseas. The company prides itself of being a leader in its field and in terms of its systems and corporate governance.

Job Description

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Managing all accounting operations including billing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, cost accounting, inventory and fixed assets accounting, and revenue recognition;
  • Assisting the Chief Accountant in the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances;
  • Preparing and publish timely monthly management reports;
  • Coordinating the preparation of regulatory reporting, government reporting and tax filings when they commence in 2018;
  • Researching technical accounting issues for compliance;
  • Supporting month-end and year-end close process;
  • Ensuring quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting;
  • Developing and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls;
  • Performing monthly reviews of all journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations;
  • Maintaining an orderly filing system, both electronically and in hard copy for all accounting records;
  • Liaising with and assist external auditors in the performance of their duties;
  • Assisting with designing and implementing in-house training programs for finance staff;
  • Performing ad-hoc tasks as they arise

The Successful Applicant

As a qualified accountant and degree holder you will be able to demonstrate prior experience in a financial controlling role where you have been responsible for a team of accountants and are able to demonstrate a positive impact that you have made on the department. You will have a high level of attention to detail, very good technical accounting knowledge and be confident in dealing with a wide range of stakeholders. As you will be required to produce and present insightful analysis to a broad audience, it is essential your written and verbal communication skills in the English language are first rate. Advanced Excel skills are also key.

What's on Offer

Our client is offering a competative salary in line with the market rate as well as additional benefits

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