Charterhouse are currently working with a multinational service operator who are looking to hire a Finance Assistant to join their group finance team in Dubai.
About the role
As a Finance Assistant, you will support the Financial Controller with responsibility for month-end accounting, financial reporting and managing various stakeholders in the business. Your main responsibilities will include the accurate processing of accounting data in SAP across AP, AR & GL functions and the key accounting and general ledger processes of fixed assets, journals, accruals and pre-payments. On top of this, the role will oversee month-end closing and reporting processes for the business. You will also have the opportunity to assist with budget preparation, liaising with key stakeholders across the business as well as other ad-hoc accounting duties within analysis and reporting.
Our client and the nature of their investment business will demand a highly proficient and capable candidate, both from a technical and soft-skill prospective. They will also look for a candidate with exposure to Oracle financials; to allow for ease of inception.
The successful candidate should be Degree educated with a part-qualified accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA or CPA), coupled with exposure to working within a “blue-chip” organisation with an ability to work accurately and across a high volume of accounting transactions. You should also demonstrate a stable career-path coupled with up to 2 years of experience with the UAE market. The interim nature of the role, does mean, that the client has a preference for a candidate whom is immediately available in the market.