Financial Services

Finance and Operations Officer

Job details

Location: Dubai
Salary: AED 20,000 – 30,000 Per Month
Reference: 936416
Posted: 11 days ago

Job description

​Charterhouse is currently partnering with a regional investment client who are in the process of looking to identify an Arabic speaking Officer of Finance & Operations. This role sits within a regional business support team, and shall take overall financial reporting ownership across their MENA market and business coverage from their DIFC hub. This role will oversee core areas of accounting and finance-related responsibility including middle and back-office operations across the organisation.

About the Role

This role will have a focus towards the production and delivery of management information (MIS), whilst ensuring accurate, timely and robust reporting packs for business support purposes.  In addition to this, the Finance and Operations Officer will be managing any settlement, reconciliation and processing functions, whilst reviewing contractual agreements as well as supporting the KYC and AML process, linking to the first line-of-defence compliance function.  

In conjunction, the Officer shall also support areas of governance and statutory accounting to ensure that regulatory reporting returns (under the DFSA) are completed for timely submittal on a quarterly and annual basis.  Finally, job role will focus on project-related work; whereby accounting processes and data analysis can be developed and automated to streamline both external and internal reporting mechanisms. 

About You

Our client will look to recruit an Arabic speaking candidate with a minimum of 4 years’ experience within an accountancy-related discipline from a banking or financial services environment. Due to the broad spectrum of this role the client will look for a professionally qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA) with a technical capability to deliver from a financial and statutory accounting prospective whilst possessing a sound back-office operations understanding and strong compliance knowledge.

The client is also looking to recruit a candidate with a strong Excel-based capability, allowing the undertaking and delivery of financial modelling and data analysis, coupled with the ability to develop accounting processes and reporting procedure on an ad-hoc and/or project basis.

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