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Group Finance Manager - French Speaker

Accountancy, Finance Manager
AED30,000 Per Month
Visa, Medical Insurance
Dubai, UAE
Contract Type:

We are inviting French Speakers to apply to this temporary role, a 6 month contract to cover maternity

Candidates must be available to join immediately - with no notice period

Reporting to the Head of Finance

The business operates in Africa. Candidates who have experience of working in Africa will be preferred


  • Prepare financial statements
  • Prepare monthly management accounts for Board
  • Cashflow forecasting
  • Variance Analysis
  • Design and optimize the accounting and financial processes for all entities
  • Ensure smooth payments to suppliers
  • Improve IFRS reporting
  • Adhere to internal controls
  • Responsible for annual and quarterly consolidations
  • Transfer pricing
  • Manage small team


  • Able to join immediately
  • Living in Dubai already
  • Experience of working in a group role is essential
  • Chartered Accountant or equivalent with at least 6 years PQE
  • Experience in managing teams of at least two direct reports and proven experience of functional remote management
  • Career to date must be in well-known MNCs
  • Advanced knowledge of IFRS, OHADA and UK GAAP
  • Advanced working knowledge of ERP systems- SAGE Accpac a plus
  • Knowledge of SAP FC (Magnitude) and IBM Cognos preferred
  • Advanced Excel and Power Point skills
  • Analytical Skills including Ratio Analysis
  • Language: English & French, with Arabic a plus

We apologise that we cannot reply to everybody however we do guarantee that we look at every application. If you haven’t had a response from us within 7 days, you can assume you haven’t been successful on this occasion. (LV)