Accountant (Legal Private Practice)


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-4938

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse are currently managing a search, for one of our legal private practice client’s, whom are in the process of looking to recruit an Accountant for their regional and centralized finance team.

Supporting and reporting in to a Regional Finance Manager; this position shall take ownership across the financial and transactional accounting activities, with a key focus on the payables function, whilst also handling the journal entries, monthly reconciliations along with any transfer pricing and inter-company accounting. This role shall also extend to the VAT preparation of returns, cash flow management and contribution to the budget and planning processes coupled with driving through any policy and reporting improvements across the finance department.


Our client will look to hire a Degree qualified and professionally qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA and CPA), with a demonstrable understanding and track record, within the financial accounting sphere along with a strong capability across planning and forecasting platforms and/or financial reporting. The successful candidate will come from legal firm background and shall be required to present a technical and commercial capability, in the support a fee earning/front office line of operation. Our client will also require a working knowledge of an ERP platform, accounting software Elite and strong capabilities with Excel-based tools. In conjunction, a commercial gravitas and robust communication skills shall be critical aspects of the search.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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