Financial Controller

Dubai Permanent
  • Opportunity to work for a Leading FMCG Company
  • Excellent Career Progression

About Our Client

Our client is a Leading FMCG manufacturer and distributor based in Dubai. They are looking to hire a Financial Controller.

Job Description

  • Handling all accounting operations - Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables, General Ledger, Treasury, Cost and Inventory Accounting)
  • Managing the preparation of budget and financial forecasts, reporting variances and suggesting strategies
  • Delivering financial reports, MIS and dashboards in an effective and timely manner to business operations
  • Guiding the financial planning & analysis processes; reviewing business performances against budgets, monitoring areas for improvements and producing forecasts on a monthly basis
  • Preparing financial statements, variance analysis and month end closing reports
  • Excellent knowledge of UAE Excise and VAT laws. Guaranteeing compliance with tax audits, accurate payments and returns
  • Managing cash flow and external stakeholders: banks etc.
  • Acting as the person of contact for internal & external auditors, while ensuring to deliver quick results
  • Reviewing and updating on business processes and accounting policies to increase the efficiency on internal controls
  • Ensuring margin improvement amongst all variances by suggesting potential solutions on cost transformation, pricing strategy and product analysis, all while liaising with the marketing and supply teams
  • Handling credit control function by overseeing and maintaining compliance of the organisation's credit policy, credit outstanding and providing legal actions whenever necessary

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum 10 years of experience as a Financial Controller / Finance manager
  • 15 years of accounting and finance experience
  • CA / CPA qualified or relevant accounting qualification
  • Prior experience within a similar industry: FMCG, preferable food & beverage
  • Excellent knowledge of ERP (SAP specifically), with a minimum 5 years of practical experience
  • Strong experience with audit management

What's on Offer

The successful candidate for this role will be offered a competitive monthly salary and incentives. This is an exciting opportunity for Finance Controller to progress their career with a leading business in the FMCG space.

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Finance & Accounting
Financial Controller
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
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Bindita Baksi
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