Accounting Manager


Dubai, UAE

Ref: KP164-1314

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. With approximately 33,000 FTE employees and over 5,500 branches, in over 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting over 750,000 associates with well over 100,000 clients every day. The services offered fall into the broad categories of temporary staffing, permanent placement, outsourcing, consulting and outplacement. The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 company. The Adecco Group is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ADEN) and powered by our global lead brands: Adecco, Adia, Badenoch & Clark, General Assembly, Lee Hecht Harrison, Modis, Pontoon and Spring Professional.

Our values of passion, entrepreneurship, customer centricity, team spirit, and responsibility empower individuals and organizations, fuel economies, and build better societies. We make the future work for everyone.

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We're looking for Accounting Manager who will join our Adecco UAE Team in our Dubai Office.

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Job Purpose
The Accounting Manager is responsible for the preparation of internal and external financial reports in accordance with accounting rules used within the company and the monthly consolidation process for the Adecco Group. The role holder monitors developments in reporting requirements assessing the impact on the Adecco Group including the preparation of accounting policies and training as well as assists in providing guidance on teams on accounting matters.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities
Accounting & Reporting
• Maintain and keep accounts and general ledgers precise and in a timely manner.
• Supervise the preparation of the monthly and year-end Book Closing and Balance Sheet and Profit & Loss Statement in accordance with GAAP.
• Ensure on time and accurate reporting to local authorities, clients, HQ.
• Reconcile balance sheet accounts and prepare required adjusting entries.
• Analyse revenues, cost, commissions, and expenses on a monthly basis to ensure those are recorded appropriately.
• Preparation of financial and corporate reports by collecting, analysing and verifying information.
• Actively participate in enhancing internal controls and investigate potential risk areas.
• Ensure appropriate use of accounting system and implement the necessary updates/customizations to improve productivity and deliverables of Accounting department.
• Liaise with internal and external auditors.
• Undertake ad hoc projects, such as the implementation of new accounting processes.
• Provide support to the Branches and overall business on accounting matters.
• Follow and implement the corporate policies and procedures.
• Design, analyse and implement finance related projects and initiatives
Team Management
• In charge of the activity/productivity/deliverables of accounting team
• Recruit new members for the team (final approval by Finance Manager)
• Train, coach and develop the team in line with agreed processes and business priorities
• Conduct regular and year-end performance appraisals of the team based on clearly defined and communicated KPIs, targets and competencies
• Build a Great Place to Work resulting to increasing engagement and a healthy retention within the team


• University Degree, Accounting or Finance (MANDATORY) MBA is an asset
• 7+ years working in a accounting department within a multinational organisation
• Excellent knowledge of local taxation, legislation and general ledger Proficiency in Excel

About the Company

The Adecco Group is the world’s leading talent advisory and solutions company. We proudly make a difference in the working lives of 3.5 million people every year. Our culture is entrepreneurial and inclusive, and we are united by our passion for making a difference in the world of work. We work with over 100,000 organizations in 60 countries, enabling their success. We have 35,000 people working with us across more than 60 countries and territories.

Adecco has been rapidly growing in the Middle East since 2008, developing a substantial footprint throughout the region. We work across 250 different clients, Adecco has more than 62 full time employees, working in 4 offices, servicing all countries across the GCC region. We offer Temporary Staffing, Permanent Placement, Executive Search, Assessments, Visa And Payroll, Outsourcing, PRO Solutions customised as per client requirements. Adecco Middle East Head Office is based in Dubai with a branch at Abu Dhabi.

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