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Finance Manager

Country : United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

Region : Dubaï

Town : DUBAI

Category : Finance

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

  • Excellent opportunity to work with UAE\'s leading retail group
  • Progress your career as a Finance Manager
About Our Client

Our client is not only a leader in luxury retail, but also a leader in lifestyle retail with over 150 stores spread across the GCC with their headquarters based in the UAE. They offer a large selection of leading brands within jewellery, fashion, home and hospitality sectors among many more. This position will manage a team of 3 finance professionals and reports to the Senior Finance Manager. The role will be accountable for consolidation of over 20 legal entities across business verticals in GCC countries.

The responsibilities include:
  • Consolidations - Monthly MIS, semi-annual budgets / forecasts, semi-annual external audits and preparation of the monthly rolling cash forecast
  • Reporting - Draft and/or coordinate preparation of monthly management financials, statutory audited financials, budgets & forecasts, cash forecasting, and total business level analytics
  • Project participation & project management - be part of, or own, recurring workstreams such as audits, but also support on cross-functional projects in Charts of Accounts revisions, tax, accounting, and finance processes
  • Central Support functions - Finance Business Partnering support for logistics, loyalty program and central costs
  • Allocations - owner of a detailed cost allocation model which splits central costs across all business verticals and legal entities. The Finance Manager will own the methodology and implementation
  • Assist the Senior Finance Manager with overall Financial Control and Oversight across the Retail entities
  • Assist the Senior Finance Manager with financial system ownership and systems controls
  • Review Tax and other Compliance matters (day-to-day operations handled by dedicated team)
  • Joint Venture accounting, including investment values, share in profits, impairment assessments, managing limited scope audits
The Successful Applicant

  • Over six years of large-corporate industry and big 4 experience, including at least 4 years of statutory & consolidation experience
  • Should be qualified as a CA, CPA, ACCA or similar
  • High technical knowledge of IFRS
  • Handled and worked with major ERPs (Oracle, SAP, JDE, Hyperion) and excellent in Excel & PowerPoint
  • Strong communicator who is able to advice and engage senior stakeholders on a wide variety of accounting and non-accounting matters; must be able to break-down complex accounting matters to non-finance stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and under stress to deliver projects in a punctual manner and to the established standard
What\'s on Offer

The ideal candidate for this role will be offered a monthly competitive salary and an opportunity to work with a large and diversified team. This is an exciting opportunity for a Financial Manager to further progress their career with an established retail organization.