Financial Services

Chief Accountant

Job details

Location: Dubai
Salary: AED15,000 to 18,000 Plus Benefits
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 936289
Posted: 30 days ago

Job description

Charterhouse are currently supporting a leading client, within the Trade Finance and Logistics sector, whom are in the process of looking to hire a Chief Accountant to add accounting and reporting-based across their regional business entities managed from their Dubai hub.

About the role
With a reporting line to the Financial Controller, the Chief Accountant within a newly created role, shall oversee and manage all areas of financial accounting, whilst also developing any accounting best practice to ensure accurate and timely reporting along with adherence to audit policies. This role will also be focused across the consolidation of accounts to support both financial analysis and management accounting including P&L, cashflow control and receivables management.

The Chief Accountant will also support VAT filing and the oversight of payables and invoicing. In conjunction, this role shall also oversee the administration support of trade finance activities and business documentation within the supply chain operation whilst managing aspects of external reporting and areas of banking relationships.

About you
To be considered for the role, the successful candidate must be an experienced qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA) whom is able to demonstrate a background within transactional accounting and financial management functions. Applicants shall be required to understand audit and IFRS-related principles whilst being able to work across ERP systems and accounting packages to a high level of accuracy and efficiency. To ensure strong reports, this role will require a strong Excel proficiency to develop areas of financial analysis and business controls.

The nature of this client requires a self-starter candidate whom is able to develop accounting policies, reporting controls and IT systems linked to financial reports and consolidation. From a business perspective, the client will be looking to hire a candidate with excellent communication and presentation capabilities, along with an ability to support at a senior level via management reports and MIS-based commentaries.

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