Finance and Operations Officer


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-6557

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is currently partnering with a regional investment client, who are in the process of looking to identify an Arabic speaking Officer of Finance & Operations.This role sits within a regional business support team, and shall take overall financial reporting ownership across their MENA market and business coverage from their DIFC hub.

This role will oversee core areas of accounting and finance-related responsibility including middle and back-office operations across the organisation.This Finance and Operations Officer will have a focus towards the production and delivery of management information (MIS), whilst ensuring accurate, timely and robust reporting packs for business support purposes.

In addition to this, the Finance and Operations Officer will be managing any settlement, reconciliation and processing functions, whilst reviewing contractual agreements as well as supporting the KYC and AML process, linking to the first line-of-defence compliance function. In conjunction, the Officer 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.

Finally, 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 Arabic speaking candidate with a minimum of 4 years experience within an accountancy-related discipline from a banking or financial services environment. Due to the broad spectrum of this role 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 whilst possessing a sound back-office operations understanding and strong compliance knowledge.

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, coupled with the ability to develop accounting processes and reporting procedure on an ad-hoc and/or project basis.

AED 20,000 to 30,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.

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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