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Senior Accountant

Reference:
JOB-763
Sector:
Accountancy, Finance Manager
Salary:
AED25,000 Per Month
Benefits:
Flight & Medical Insurance
Town/City:
Dubai
Contract Type:
Permanent

Inspire Selection is working with a Private Equity backed start-up in Dubai.  We’re looking for a western national (Native English Speaker) who will work alongside the Investment Managers, supporting them on the accounting aspects of the group.

Your role will be to manage the Finance function for the main company and its portfolio companies. Responsible for the flow of investment data and information to Board members and, where necessary, external parties such as investors.

Your initial duties will involve the successful set-up of accounting reporting for subsidiaries and holding-level consolidation, ensuring quality financial statements are delivered on time, and hire & training of a new accounting team across the group.

Responsibilities

  • Proposing Accounting policies:
  • Suggest accounting rules/policies to be used for Investment Accounting and Internal accounting
  • Continuously revise policies based on the company’s need and external requirement
  • Implement internal controls and processes to oversee accurate and timely reporting of results, control of capital expenditure, invoicing of customers, payments to suppliers; to prevent fraud and ensure transparency and an auditable record
  • Consolidating financial reporting:
  • Synthesize investment and company’s internal reports into single set of financial statement: Monthly, Quarterly, and annually
  • Managing production of financial statements:
  • Develop project plan for accounting process
  • Ensure on time execution of project plans through active management and Interventions
  • Manage and liaise with key advisors such as banks and auditors
  • Assuring quality of financial statements:
  • Review accountants’ work thoroughly and frequently
  • Quality - check data and analysis through “spot checks”
  • Managing department budget:
  • Provide cost estimates for budget forecasts
  • Identify ongoing cost savings opportunities
  • Generating subsidiary- level reports:
  • Produce reports per subsidiary - Monthly, Quarterly and annually
  • Generate “by request” reports for company’s management based on specific issues/concerns
  • Monitoring investment data for Holding Company:
  • Produce reports for Holding Company
  • Collating, testing and provision of subsidiary level investment data for inclusion in accounts, investor meetings, and ad hoc investor circulars

Requirements

  • Chartered Accountant
  • Western national – Native English speaker
  • Experience working in a PE backed company
  • Young, dynamic, driven personality
  • Age: 30-33
  • Hands-on accounting experience

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