Ref: GP186-6564

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse are currently managing a search for newly established trading organisation; whom are setting up an operation within the DMCC jurisdiction. This business entity shall be designed to run a fully-fledged trading and logistics branch, independently of a large-scale dry bulk operator. This Chief Accountant shall be responsible for managing all areas of month-end activities, whilst managing the day-to-day operational practices of account reconciliation and consolidation whilst also managing all statutory accounting, any regulatory reporting and financial information packs.

Working across the ERP (SAP) platform, this Chief Accountant will also be responsible for the undertaking of financial analysis, to support management reporting and the provision of information for both budgeting purposes and performance monitoring. The Chief Accountant will also take a lead within the review of any accounting policies, whilst acting an interface for any audit undertakings, along with the support of treasury and/or funding needs within the operation.


The client will look to recruit a professionally qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CPA or CIMA) candidate, whom is able to demonstrate a minimum experience level of five years, within a corporate or trading-based organisation. The successful candidate shall be expected to work within a fast-paced and start-up environment and shall be required to develop strong control policy and governance across the full accounting cycle.

In conjunction, the candidates shall be required to deliver a strong IT knowledge across the SAP ERP, along with an advanced Excel skill set, to allow for in-depth analysis and financial modelling capabilities. The nature of this organisation, as a start-up, shall demand a candidate whom is able to manage and support senior reporting lines combined with a strong technical (IFRS) understanding and advisory insight.

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 Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.

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