Finance Controller

International Permanent
  • Opportunity to work for a Leading Education Business in Abu Dhabi
  • Excellent Career Progression

About Our Client

Our client is a key player in the Education sector - they are looking to hire a Finance Controller for their offices in Abu Dhabi.

Job Description

  • Manage school operations such as budgeting, forecasting, monthly closing, MIS reporting to principals, budget control, accounts payable and accounts receivables
  • Assist the Financial Reporting team in closing internal and external audits for entities
  • Finance business partnering with School Principals and Finance staff
  • Work closely with the management to expedite school finance processes
  • Assist the FP&A team with preparing budgets and forecasts
  • Review finance policies and implement new policies based on the business requirements
  • Thoroughly review MIS reports prepared by the school Senior Accountants
  • Offer explanations and resolve any audit queries in accordance with the audit plan
  • Develop robust internal controls to reduce high-risk audit observations
  • Evaluate potential bad debt on receivables with compliance to IFRS 9
  • Review the AR dashboard weekly and work with the schools to implement tactics to facilitate the collection
  • Review and evaluate registration and re-registration processes and provide recommendations to improve operations

The Successful Applicant

  • 8-10 years of experience within the accounting and finance function
  • Professional accounting qualification preferred
  • Preferred experience in the Educational sector
  • Excellent knowledge of IFRS standards
  • Ability to liaise effectively with business functions and stakeholders
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Exemplary communication and interpersonal skills

What's on Offer

The successful candidate for this role will be offered a competitive monthly salary along with attractive incentives.

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Finance & Accounting
Financial Controller
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