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Finance Administrator

Venture Search

Dubai, UAE

Ref: SP145-51

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are looking for a Group Finance Administrator / Assistant Manager - Finance to contribute to the effective operation of the Group’s Finance department. Working within a team environment, the incumbent is responsible for the timely processing of financial transactions and for upholding accounting best practices across the Group. With direct reporting to Group Finance Director, this position collaborates with relevant departments and other external finance departments to ensure that all transactions related to payments, receipts are accurately posted and reported within applicable deadlines and Financial Reporting and GL Management are handled seamlessly.

Responsibilities
• Processes and documents daily financial transactions whilst ensuring financial records are effectively maintained, current and accurate
• Utilizing the system manages weekly payment schedules
• Enters transactions are recorded into the financial system and ensure the timely invoicing and collection of rents and other charges
• Assists in the preparation of periodic Financial Statements for assigned group companies, assisting in preparation of DFSA regulatory returns and completing other external financial reporting
• Participates in the preparation of monthly management accounts across the Group
• Coordinating with bankers for processing various payments and receipts and preparing bank reconciliations and input of data promptly in the Equitativa System
• Assists in the preparation of annual budgets and forecasts
• Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures where appropriate
• Collects analyzes, and summarizes account information and trends; creates presentations and reports for internal distribution as required
• Liaises with internal stakeholders and other external finance departments to ensure the effective processing of financial transactions
• Provides administrative support with Finance as required
• Other related duties as assigned

Requirements

• Previous experience in a similar role performing a range of finance and administrative duties
• Experience within Real Estate / Asset Management or a Property related company is desirable
• Strong understanding of financial terminology, banking transactions, IFRS, and accounting principles
• Experience with VAT and its impact on business operations (eg – invoicing, payments, etc)
• Demonstrates sufficient knowledge of the relevant Anti Money Laundering requirements
• Confidence in interacting with and responding to a variety of third parties (eg – banks, finance
• departments, Regulators, etc)
• Strong attention to detail coupled with superior analytical skills
• Strong communication and presentation skills in spoken and written English

Education
• Higher Degree in Accounting, Finance or other relevant disciplines
• Professional accounting qualification is advantageous (eg – ACA, ACCA, CPA) experience
• Post-Qualification 5 years in the Middle East, preferably in Real Estate business

About the Company

Venture Search is an international banking & financial services search firm, combining technology and human skill to enhance all aspects of the hiring process.

By combining advanced search technology and a market-leading team, we are able to attract the most talented candidates in the banking and financial services sector.

Here at Venture Search, we are passionate about building world-class teams and delivering long-term recruitment solutions. Venture’s focus spans multiple facets of the global Financial Services industry, including Banking, Non-Banking Financial Institutions, Buyside, Fintechs, and Advisory firms.

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