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Group Financial Controller

Job title: Group Financial Controller
Job type: Permanent
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Sector: Accounting & Finance
Salary: UAE Dirhams50000 - UAE Dirhams70000 per month
Startdate: ASAP
Job ref: JN -012021-455996
Contact: Bradley Stuart
Published: February 03, 2021 03:25

Job description

My Client is a leaing multination group that is in the Chemical industry and is looking for a group financial controller

The role will manage all finance and accounting operations; improve internal control processes & procedures; and prepare and submitting timely monthly financial statements with the relevant analysis

Main Responsibilities / accountabilities

  • Oversee accounting operations of the several companies of the group
  • Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual finalization of financial statements with the relevant financial analysis
  • Ensure that financial statements and reporting are as per IFRS reporting standards and HQ requirements
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Coordinate and complete external audits and internal group audit
  • Conduct periodic audit of distributors' investments and claims
  • Prepare the company operations for JSOX compliance
  • Ensure compliance with local tax regulation and manage regular tax filling
  • Ensure prompt collection of accounts receivable and managing cash flow
  • Improve current ERP software processes to ensure efficiency of accounting operations
  • Regular profitability studies by brand, country and by customer
  • Maintains financial staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration
  • CPA or ACCA certification is an advantage

Preferred Skills and experience

  • 7+ years of overall combined audit and accounting experience
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Extensive experience in internal controls, process improvement, internal audit, and/or financial accounting and reporting
  • Experience reviewing, assessing, designing, documenting, monitoring, testing, and updating internal controls and procedures
  • Strong team player and leader, efficient with self-assurance and the ability to complete work skillfully with little to no direct supervision
  • Hands on, agile, and thrive working in a high profile and dynamic business
  • Excellent time management, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • High attention to detail and accuracy