Assistant Vice President, Financial Control


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-4797

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse are currently partnering with an international banking client whom are in the process of looking to identify an Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Financial Control. This role sits within a regional Finance & Control team, at a staff level, with a coverage across their MENA markets and network of operations.

This role will oversee core areas of both accounting and finance-related responsibility, with a focus towards the production and delivery of management information (MIS), whilst ensuring accurate, timely and robust reporting packs for business support purposes. In conjunction, this AVP shall also support areas of governance and statutory accounting, to ensure that regulatory reporting returns (under the DFSA) are completed for timely submittal on a quarterly and annual basis. Combined with this, the AVP will also focus on areas of Tax compliance with a direct involvement in the related accounting, filings and subsequent administration-related tasks. These Tax aspects, link primarily to regional VAT, along with any local corporate-related taxation obligations across the regional jurisdictions. Finally, this job role will focus on project-related work; whereby accounting processes and data analysis can be developed and automated to streamline both external and internal reporting mechanisms.


Our client will look to recruit an AVP level candidate, whom can demonstrate up to 5 years’ experience, within an accountancy-related discipline from a banking/financial services environment. Linking to the regulatory component, the client will look for applicants coming from a DIFC organisation and therefore possessing a knowledge of the DFSA regulatory frameworks. The client will look for a professionally qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA) with a technical capability to deliver from a financial and statutory accounting prospective. The client is also looking to recruit a candidate with a strong Excel-based capability, allowing the undertaking and delivery of financial modelling and data analysis/manipulation, coupled with the ability to develop accounting processes and reporting procedure on an ad-hoc/project basis. The nature of our client requires candidates whom are results driven, ambitious and looking to develop a long-term career opportunity.

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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