Accountant – Automotive Finance Shared Services

Al Futtaim Group
Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP698-4821
Al Futtaim Group

The Role


The Role


Automotive Finance Shared Services is a department under Automotive handling the back office functions related to accounting for Automotive. AFSS handles Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables, General Ledger Accounting, Reconciliations, Sales Accounting and annual closing and audits for the Automotive Division of Al-Futtaim.We are currently looking to recruit Accountants for Sales Accounting & Controls, Credit Control and Accounts Receivable follow up / General Ledger Reconciliations to be based in our Dubai office. You will be responsible for supporting the Reverent Department Manager to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures with major emphasis on cash control, sales accounting processes and approvals, Branch Visits, Credit Request Reviews and Accounts Receivable follow up and General Ledger Reconciliations.

Specific Tasks to be carried out include:

* Reviewing of daily collection and deposit of cash and cheques and validate excess/short collection.
* Periodic Branch Visits to review cash handling, physical stocks verification and compliance with company policies on Invoicing & Delivery. Ensure compliance with Internal audit recommendations, suggest improvements in the processes and participate in rolling out best practices to all locations.
* Review Credit Applications and complete analysis as per Group Guidelines
* Periodic customer's account Reconciliation and Account clearing.
* Review of assigned GL accounts for reconciliations, trend Analysis, process improvements, streamline processes across automotive companies.
* Reconcile  various GL Accounts, prepare 'action-triggering' schedules and take timely action to resolve issues.
* Review of Trial Balance and prepare reports that would enable analysis of the accounts.
* Provide support for  month-end closing activities

Requirements


Requirements


To apply for this role you should have the following skills, experiences and qualifications

* Degree in accounting
* Exposure to ERP preferably in SAP
* Experience in front end Financial Control, Analytical and process oriented
* Well organized with excellent communication skills
* Should possess good knowledge of MS Excel and be able to manage large volume data.
* Self starter and a strong team player

About the Company


About the Company


Established in the 1930's, the Al-Futtaim Group initially operated as a trading enterprise. Rapid development throughout the 1940's and 50's saw it establish itself regionally as an integrated commercial, industrial and services organisation, positioning itself one of the leading business houses in the lower Gulf region. Today, it operates collectively over 40 companies bearing the Al-Futtaim name, dominates many market segments in the UAE, and has expanded its sphere of operation to include Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Egypt.

The Group comprises a diverse range of strategically positioned operating subsidiaries and associate companies, structured to give the Al-Futtaim Group the flexibility and versatility to keep ahead of local competition while keeping pace with the ever-evolving global business scenario. The Group’s continued investment in world-class systems technology is clear evidence of its commitment to maintain leading edge performance and service delivery.

The success of the Al-Futtaim Group can be attributed to a business approach that combines the ability to change with the traditional values of integrity, service and social responsibility that define its core business philosophy. This, linked with the Group’s belief in decentralisation, gives the heads of the operating companies a high degree of functional autonomy and authority, providing the Group with essential flexibility, and individual employees a clearly defined work culture and sense of responsibility.
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