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Accountant - 6 Month Contract Role

Michael Page

Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP350-4743

Job description / Role

Employment: Contract

• Support in the development of monthly/quarterly/annual/5-years business planning process
• Assist in monthly/quarterly budgeting, reporting and variance analysis – ensure all reporting packages are submitted to Head Office on schedule
• Handle Monthly Account Closing of the MEA region
• Liaise with suppliers, banks, and other external stakeholders
• Develop, maintain, and consolidate financial models and templates to support the regional forecasting, planning & strategic business plan activities
• Automate monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial reporting processes to achieve business objectives
• Manage the cash flow of ME operations – verify and approve all cash expenses and payments
• Monitor customers’ accounts for due invoices, over credit limit and late payments
• Prepare ad hoc reports required on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis
• Facilitate Internal and External annual audit


• Must have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance along with an internationally recognized qualification such as ACA, ACCA, CIMA – Western educated preferred
• 3-6 years of experience in a Financial Planning & Analysis role within the manufacturing industry
• Strong knowledge of Oracle HFM (Hyperion Financial Management)
• Excellent ability to multitask and good analytical skills
• Must be immediately available and on sponsor’s visa

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world’s leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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