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Finance Manager

Robert Half


Ref: HP341-677

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Company
Robert Half are working with an award-winning global alternative investment platform, fund manager and accelerator in emerging investment strategies and markets based in the DIFC.

The Role
Reports to Senior Financial Reporting Manager

The purpose of this position is to account for a varied portfolio of fund structures in conjunction with the Senior Financial Reporting Manager/Associate Director - Accounting.

Key Responsibilities:

* Act as the lead accountant for various fund structures within a team
* Review all aspects of accounting matters for a limited portfolio of fund structures incorporating investor reports, statutory financial statements and ad-hoc investor queries
* Review the bookkeeping for a range of funds, management companies and associated fund structures
* Support the preparation of financial statements (The company and its SPVs) with respect to investments: e.g. resolution of accounting questions, review of complex transactions and resolution of related accounting issues, review of how test for impairments, PPAs, and valuations are reflected in the financial statements, preparation or review of investment related disclosures
* Attend client board meetings and present quarterly financial information
* Supervise and assist in the training and development of staff
* Arrange and manage the appraisal process for members of staff
* Review investment valuations prepared by the Investment department or received from asset managers; challenge methodologies and key assumptions, ensure IFRS compliance before inclusion in the financial statements;
* Manage and review the completion of audit queries
* Act as a higher authority on day-to-day accounting queries and act as 4-eyes signatory on accounting matters, ensuring that company policy and professional and regulatory guidelines are adhered to and that a professional quality service is provided to clients and outside contacts
* Review the preparation and reconciliation of periodic direct and indirect tax returns, and liaise with foreign tax advisors


The Candidate
Skills, Knowledge, Expertise:

* Proven relevant experience supported by a relevant professional qualification (ACCA or ACA) with at-least CFA level 1 qualification.
* Previous experience in people management
* Strong analytical skills.
* Excellent knowledge of IFRS, in particular investment related topics, e.g. fair value, consolidation, purchase accounting, equity accounting, and financial disclosures.
* Evidence of accounting responsibility for a client relationship or a significant part of a major client relationship
* Excellent interpersonal skills are required to develop close working relationships with colleagues, clients and business contacts
* Computer literacy, word processing and spread sheet skills are essential

30,000 - 35,000 AED a month DOE

Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.

About the Company

Founded in 1948, Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE symbol: RHI) is the world\'s first and largest specialized staffing firm and a member of the S&P 500 index. We are a global leader in professional staffing and consulting services and the parent company of Protiviti, a leading independent internal audit and business and technology risk consulting firm. For 2006, Robert Half International reported revenues of $4 billion and now has staffing and consulting operations in more than 400 locations worldwide.

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