Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Designation: CHIEF ACCOUNTANT - Native Arabic / French speaker - Dubai 

Department: Finance Department

  • Responsible for knowing critical functions within the department and capable of mentoring and assisting employees within the department.
  • Utilize teamwork to develop departmental synergy.
  • Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and company procedures.
  •  Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.
  •  Assures compliance with federal, state, local and corporate policies, regulations and laws.
  •  Reviews accounts payables and weekly check runs.
  • Determines proper handling of financial transactions and approves transactions within designated limits.
  •  Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts, cost centers and documents business transactions.
  •  Responsible for distributing financial statements and cost center reports.
  • Prepares work papers and supporting schedules for the annual financial review.
  •  Staff management and development.
  •  Distributes monthly comparison reports and cost center reports according to schedules.
  •  Prepares financial statements and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected company financial position.
  •  Analyze transactional processes and identify areas where additional accuracies and efficiencies can be achieved.
  •  Closely maintains and monitors the fixed assets system.
  •  Adheres to internal and external deadlines.
  • Applies cost accounting methods to achieve accurate representation of cost center performance.
  •  Responsible for holding manufacturing plant management accountable for accuracy and timeliness of inventory controls and cost controls.
  •  Assist with annual budgets – prepares all allocations;
  •  Coordinate monthly closing process and reconciliation of general ledger accounts.
  •  Responsible for all taxes obligations.
  • Support the Company’s mission, vision, values and goals in the performance of daily activities.
  •  Develop and implement various accounting procedures.
  •  Preparation of the monthly statutory accounts and consolidated financial statements
  •  Work with both internal and external auditors during financial and operational audits.
  • Maintain system of accounts and keep records on all company transactions and assets.
  • Report, analyze, and ensure integrity of all financial information.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business and accounting or partly qualified CIMA, ACCA, ACA or CMA
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and strong all round accounting skills
  • 5+ years’ experience working within a Finance team for a medium/large size business in manufacturing.
  • Previous experience of managing a small team
  • Exposure to group financial reporting is preferable.
  • Exposure to SAGE ERP would be an advantage.
  • Excellent MS Excel skills

 

 

 
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