Accounts Manager

A Leading Real Estate Company In Qatar

Qatar

Posted
Ref: RP319-10

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

POSITION OBJECTIVES
• Responsible for proactively controlling the day to day operations of the Accounts Department, ensuring timely availability of funds for smooth conduct of operations, adherence to statutory provisions in his area of operation and timely dissemination of information to Business Heads and the management in accordance with company policies.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Ensures accountable, accurate, timely and effective financial management for all aspects of the company’s finances
• Takes a lead role in the identification and management of financial risks to the business
• Ensures the development and continual improvement of financial controls and procedures
• Fosters and supports a high performing, customer-oriented Finance & Accounts team
• Provides executive support for the Business heads and the management

Financial Management
• Preparation and coordination of the annual budgets, mid-year forecasts, cash flows and various P&Ls for all business units within the company
• Preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual and adhoc financial reports and forecasting documentation and providing commentary and recommendations within timeframes provided
• Analysis of monthly, quarterly and yearend financial performance against budget and P&L account lines, ensuring payroll, accounts receivable, creditors, etc are effectively managed across the company
• Ensure monthly reconciliations are performed for general ledger accounts and that all accounts are closed accurately and within specified timeframes
• Oversee and ensure accuracy of bank reconciliations
• Coordination and ongoing review of the Day-to-day cash flow management including management of investment accounts and surplus funds
• Proactively managing, analyzing, reviewing and updating the various financial facilities taken from institutions to ensure the company receives the maximum advantage at the lowest cost
• Taking the lead on negotiations with financial institutions for new facilities as requested or required
• Ensuring strong financial controls are in place and they are regularly reviewed for effectiveness
• Managing the preparation for and process of financial audit for all business units in conjunction with the company appointed external auditors
• Development, implementation and review of financial administration procedures
• Provision of financial leadership and advice to Division Heads as required
• Ensuring regular review of the contracts and supplier register
• Identify and enact cost efficiencies and process improvement opportunities throughout the company
• Oversee the debt collection process, including liaison with contractors, business partners and suppliers as required
• Ensuring that the revenues and assets of the company are protected through the establishment of effective financial controls, including the establishment / maintenance of company asset register and the lifecycle planning in relation to assets
• Administering insurance cover, claims and renewals
• Analysis, supervision and the co-ordination of Motor Vehicle Fleet

Business Process Development
• Ensuring business support processes necessary for effective financial and contract management are identified, implemented and reviewed
• Provide review, comments and recommendations on the financial implications/ aspects of various contracts across the company
• Communication of business process requirements to staff
• Identification, evaluation and cost analysis of business process improvement opportunities

Leadership, Staff Management and Team Building
• Supervise, support and review the work of the accounting team
• Overseeing accounts related tasks of administration staff
• Cultivating a positive and competent accounts environment
• Identify training requirements for staff under direct control and organize appropriate training
• Dealing with performance issues of direct reports
• Perform other related duties as required

Requirements

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
• Experience and Skills
• Must have minimum of 8 years relevant and hand-on work experience in all facets of Accounts functions, in managerial capacity
• Proven track record in financial management and experience with the development and management of budgets
• Experience with the management and implementation of contracts and understanding of government requirements
• Excellent time management, leadership and organizational skills
• Demonstrated high level analytical skills, develop innovative processes and ways of working
• Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal and presentation skills
• Ability to consult and collaborate with others and work as an effective team member
• Capacity to provide leadership and develop innovative processes and ways of working
• Competency in a range of accounting software applications as well as proficiency across the Microsoft Office suite
• Experience with reconciliations and internal auditing
• An ability to meet deadlines and resolve complex issues
• Trustworthy with confidential and sensitive company information

Attributes
• Maintain high standards of work ethics and conduct
• Possess cultural awareness, sensitivity and flexibility.
• Be consistent and fair
• Trustworthy with confidential and sensitive company information
• Be flexible
• Demonstrate sound work ethics

Education background
• Must be CA or CPA qualified

About the Company

A leading real estate company in Qatar.

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