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Financial Controller - Dubai, UAE

  • Location: United Arab Emirates
  • Salary: Up to UAE Dirhams480000 per annum per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Contact: Rita Rawda
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 18 January 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -122021-466519

About the candidate: You will need strong numerical and Excel skills in addition to formal education within finance, accounting or audit.

Key Responsibilities:

Financial Planning, Accounting and Reporting:

-Responsible for annual budget process including preparation of Budget memo to BoD

-Preparation of Monthly Management report

-Preparation of periodic liquidity forecast to management

-Responsible for annual year end process, including preparation of financial statements

-Contact and communication with auditor for year-end process

-Responsible for the company's compliance with local rules and regulations for bookkeeping, tax, VAT and financial reporting

-Controlling, periodization and classification of financial reports

-Ensure correct trade results from IMOS to ERP system - cut off routine

-Weekly cash flow forecast 6 months rolling

-Reconciliation and documentation of all balance accounts a period end (monthly)

-Obtaining confirmation from owners on related parties balances as per month end, including reconciliation of period end balances

-Daily operations - Bank payments, account receivables and account payables

Role responsibilities within Marine Accounting:

-Daily operations of marine accounting in the Company's Voyage Management System, IMOS

-Various trade related calculations

-Cut-off routines for trade result for use in periodic financial reporting

-Owners costs re-bill

-Weekly Pitch and Bitumen SOA

-Quarterly Pitch and Bitumen Forecast (reviewed at BOD meetings)

-Annual Pitch and Bitumen budget including entry into IMOS when relevant

-Ad-hoc analysis for commercial and operations departments

To succeed in this role you will need the following:

-Relevant professional experience within financial accounting and reporting

-Preferably 3-5 year's experience or more from financial planning and reporting

-Knowledge of local company tax regimes and statutory accounting in Singapore is beneficial but not required

-Practical knowledge of Power BI solutions and above average Excel skills

-Knowledge of Shipping Voyage Management Systems is an advantage ideally IMOS

-Knowledge of IFRS is required

-Fluent in English oral and written is required, local language is an advantage

To thrive in our inclusive work environment, you are able to relate to the following:

-You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have mature disposition

-You are hands-on, hardworking and effective, able to work within given timescales

-You have experience of working in a multi-cultural and international environment

-You believe in and drive team-work, collaboration, and knowledge-sharing

-Ability to inspire and challenge to optimize work processes and systems

-You are flexible, pro-active and well organised