Charterhouse is working for a leading UAE investment firm, with a focus across asset management and alternative investments, is looking to hire an Assistant Manager of Finance. This role shall take the full ownership of the accounting policies and financial reporting within the business whilst implementing strong and robust controls across the Group, to deliver best practice of financial controllership, under IFRS based principles.
About the role
The Assistant Manager shall play a critical role within all areas of financial reporting and technical based accounting across both operational and development business lines. The mandate shall heavily link to all areas of financial processes to evolve and develop strong governance and statutory accounting policies aligned to IFRS. The core functional responsibilities shall also include month and quarter end close of financial statements, IFRS based along with the production of management reports for stakeholders and senior management. The oversight of external audit points and policies to ensure and develop compliance procedures shall also be a part of the job coverage.
The successful candidate should be a professionally qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA) who can demonstrate a strong audit background from within the Big Four. Candidates will be technically astute whilst being exposed to project based accounting and audit assignments. You should be able to demonstrate strong commercial acumen whilst having well refined communication practices. You should also be expected to demonstrate a capability of managing a small team of Accountants or staff. The current organisational structure means that, for the first couple of months the role will be based in Abu Dhabi before relocating to Dubai on a permanent basis.