Job description / Role
• Plan, direct and manage the provision of accurate, timely, and objective financial data from which informed management decisions can be made.
• Recommend remedial action when and where necessary.
• Safeguard company assets by creating and maintaining sound internal control systems.
• Building and managing a high-performing finance team, aligning with organizational culture
• Setting up and implementing customer credit scoring and credit control measures
• Compliance and KYC of the customers and vendors
• Accurate quarterly financial planning, budgeting, and continuous monitoring/reporting
• Preparing financial statements according to IFRS
• Managing auditors with the highest quality
• Provide financial insights/reports to management in time to help better decision-making
• Participation in defining the company’s strategic decision making
• Analyze costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results, and the company’s actual performance compared to the business plans
• Review, investigate and correct any possible errors and inconsistencies in financial books.
• Keep up to date on all tax-related regulations and handle them
• Prepare and submit monthly VAT reports
• Managing company cash flow based on the business plan
• Managing inventory and procurement processes
• Candidates must be degree educated in Accounting or Finance with a professional accountancy qualification such as CA, ACCA, or CPA
• Minimum of 7 years experience with at least 2 years working in the UAE working as a Finance Manager
• Fast-learner / self-motivated
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Sharp attention to detail with solid knowledge of all statutory legislation and regulations
• Excellent command of English
• Team management and leadership skills are required
• Excellent analytical skills
• Solid communication skills
• Experience in the shipping/logistics/freight industry is a big plus
About the Company
DFreight is a digital freight forwarder company.
We provide an online collaborative platform to streamline the shipping processes. We aim to make the best freight forwarding experience for both customers and suppliers through technology solutions and utilizing data that provides efficiency, transparency, and cost-effectiveness.
At DFreight, we dedicate our time to improving the transportation industry. We use cutting-edge technologies, state-of-the-art equipment, and a team full of professionals to provide our valued customers with the smartest logistics solutions. DFreight has gathered together more than 50 professionals in two main offices located in the UAE and Armenia.
Our vision is to develop the most advanced freight forwarding platform so that our customers can manage their whole supply chain, including shipments, cargo, and freight. We run our business fully aware of our duty to generate added value in everything we do, to satisfy our employees and partners, as well as to make investments that contribute to their development.
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