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Group Financial Controller

Accountancy, Financial Controller
AED30,000 to AED40,000 Per Month
Dubai, UAE
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Inspire Selection is searching for a Group FC who trained in one of the Big 4 firms originally

Our client is a multinational company, operating in the services industry. The company is privately owned by its founding members. The company has continued to grow rapidly over the last 10 years and trades across the world through its many global companies and entities. The group has 27 entities in total, with a combined group turnover in excess of £30M and around 300 employees

We are seeking a highly motivated, meticulously organised, and experienced Group Financial Controller. The role is varied and challenging but requires an individual who can cope in a fast paced environment


Candidates must have in depth experience of the following duties:

  • Monthly Management Reporting Board Pack creation: to produce a timely, accurate and tested set of management accounts to the board in an agreed format
  • Detailed Operational PL and Margin analysis
  • To provide adhoc reporting and analysis as requested by the board
  • Complex inter-company/multi-currency transactions
  • PL reporting
  • Balance sheet reporting and reconciliations
  • Forecasting
  • Budgeting & Cash flow reporting
  • Group consolidations
  • Fixed assets reporting
  • Bank reconciliations, AP and sales ledger, and Journal reviews and sign off
  • Accruals and prepayment reporting
  • Handle annual audits with the company’s global auditors PWC
  • Statutory accounts preparation all entities
  • Sales tax returns in all countries
  • Manage the complex financial compliance of all entries
  • Coordinate with all local accountants and auditors to produce timely data for statutory reporting and tax returns etc
  • Oversea the finance system (NAV 2009) performance and enhancements
  • Carry out reviews and controls on all finance data
  • Forex management

Key Skills Required:

  • ICAEW fully qualified
  • Training undertaken in the Big 4 in the UK with strong IFRS technical knowledge
  • High IQ, and be a fast learner who can adapt quickly
  • Strong MS excel (advanced) since much of the work will be done using Excel
  • Experience in group management accounting/ financial accounting & consolidations
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • The individual must have previously worked in businesses with a complex international group structure

Thank you for your interest. All applications are viewed and evaluated according to the role requirements. We aim to contact shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks. As we often receive a high volume of applications, we are unable to reply to everyone. If you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. (LV)