Accounting & Finance Manager

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Employment: Full Time

Financial Management
• Oversee the personal finances of the family, including record keeping, budgeting, cash flow management, and financial planning.
• Manage personal assets, manage service providers, monitor performance, provide regular reports and recommendations to the family.
• Maintain accurate records of assets, liabilities, income, and expenses using modern accounting and financial software.
• Conduct periodic financial analysis and generate management reports and present to the family member.
• Collaborate with external advisors, such as tax professionals, investment managers, property managers, foreign accountants and financial planners, to optimize financial strategies.
• Manage personal financial relationships including private banking relationships, personal holding companies and associated service agents
• Ensure appropriate provisions are maintained in line with family requests and needs Taxation
• Ensure compliance with tax regulations and handle tax planning for the family independently or with the support of external advisors
• Stay up-to-date with tax laws and regulations, advising the family on potential tax implications of financial decisions.

Reporting and Analysis:
• Prepare regular financial reports, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements.
• Conduct financial analysis to identify trends, risks, and opportunities.
• Provide accurate and timely financial information to support decision-making.
• Internal and External Stakeholder Engagement:
• Collaboration, Admin & Team Support
• Collaborate with the wider team, including legal counsel, investment advisors, and other professionals, to ensure effective coordination of financial matters.
• Liaise with external stakeholders, such as banks, auditors, service agents and regulatory bodies, as necessary.
• Provide financial expertise and guidance to the wider team on various financial matters.
• Assist in the development and implementation of financial policies and procedures.
• Assist the team in managing office affairs (admin, accounting, and finance related matters)
• Support the family office with ad hoc financial projects and initiatives.

AED 12,000 to 15,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.


Qualifications and Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. CPA, CA, CMA or equivalent certification preferred.
• Proven experience as an Accountant or Finance Manager with minimum 5 years of experience, preferably within similar environment.
• In-depth knowledge of accounting principles, financial management, and taxation.
• Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret complex financial data, produce timely and relevant reports
• Proficiency in financial software and tools, such as Excel, QuickBooks, XERO, or similar systems.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
• High level of integrity and ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
• Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
• Fully proficiency in Arabic and English.
• Resourceful and reliable in obtaining critical information or reaching desired service providers
• Ability to navigate unknowns and deal with ambiguity comfortably.
• Affinity to operational excellence and the pursuit of optimizing work processes an outcomes.
• Eager to source and adopt new modern technology in work processes.


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