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Chief Accountant (Hospitality)


Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

Ref: GP186-4557

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse are exclusively recruiting for a Chief Accountant to join a leading hospitality group based in Ras Al Khaimah.

With the business going through a strong period of growth and due to an internal promotion, a Chief Accountant is now required to help drive the operational performance of the finance team. With an excellent reputation across the region, the successful candidate will be joining one of the most well-established hospitality groups in the UAE.

This role will be responsible for the transactional finance function supporting the accounts payable / receivables process, payroll and managing the fixed assets register for the group as well as its subsidiaries. Reporting into the Financial Controller, this is a great opportunity to develop your financial skill-set within a business that is known for having great internal processes/controls, systems and corporate finance strategy.


The successful candidate should have a strong transactional finance background (AP, AR and payroll) within a hospitality organisation. High volume, high value invoice processing skills are required, to ensure speed and accuracy. Any experience of the SUN system is desirable but not essential. As the role is located in Ras Al Khaimah, the successful candidate should already be based in RAK or able to commute.

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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Chief Accountant salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 11,500

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