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Chief Accountant

AMZ Group

Dubai, UAE

Ref: LP252-203

Job description / Role

The role entails the following tasks:
• Complete ownership of the general ledger for all group companies by ensuring all the daily functions of the accounts team are performed smoothly, entries into the ERP system are complete and accurate and accounts schedules are up-to-date
• Hands on experience with Oracale/ SAP/ Orion or similar ERP systems
• Hands on experience of monthly and yearly book closing task, including preparation of the financial statements and any other financial information that may be required from time to time
• Ensuring compliance with IFRS regulations
• Experience in team leader role to manage, coach and mentor the accounts team members
• Monitor and exercise control over bank reconciliation, supplier statement reconciliation and the debtors’ reconciliation statements
• Coordinate with the external auditors for the annual audit
• Prep up team for the annual audit of books of the group companies by ensuring the CAS requirements have been met, scheduled prepared and reconciled to the general ledger and the information is provided to the auditors on a timely basis
• Ensuring applicable taxes (eg VAT, Municipality fee etc) are accurately accounted for, reported and paid
• Process re-engineering to ensure better controls are put in place and coming up with methods to improve efficiency in the day-to-day tasks
• Closely monitor the stock provisioning policy to ensure the provisioning is done properly
• Prepare analysis over the financial information produced by identifying variances against the budget and the prior year numbers and explaining the reasons thereof in detail


• Strong communication and Leadership skills
• Excellent MS Excel skills
• Qualified ACCA/ACA/CPA/CIMA professional
• Working experience in a similar role for at least 2 years
• Able to work on own initiative
• Well presented

About the Company

The foundation for AMZ Group was laid in 1999 with the opening of our first retail store. The motivation behind this was a strong personal passion for quality products and superior experiences. With this mindset of offering customers excellence as our guiding principle the group has continuously grown and diversified; in 2002 successfully branching into hospitality. Today AMZ Group consists of a diversified portfolio of businesses and is looking to grow even further through our 400 employees, whom all share a common passion for offering excellent services in a sustainable way.

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Chief Accountant salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 10,500

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience