Finance Manager

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-6691

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client is a luxury retail company based in the Middle East and has a portfolio involving some of the most well-known brands in the world. They are currently seeking to expand their workforce and are looking for a Financial Manager.
This position will manage a team of 3 finance professionals and reports to the Senior Finance Manager. The role will be accountable for consolidation of over 20 legal entities across business verticals in GCC countries.

Client Details

Our client is not only a leader in luxury retail, but also a leader in lifestyle retail with over 150 stores spread across the GCC with their headquarters based in the UAE. They offer a large selection of leading brands within jewellery, fashion, home and hospitality sectors among many more.


This position will manage a team of 3 finance professionals and reports to the Senior Finance Manager. The role will be accountable for consolidation of over 20 legal entities across business verticals in GCC countries.

The responsibilities include:

* Consolidations - Monthly MIS, semi-annual budgets / forecasts, semi-annual external audits and preparation of the monthly rolling cash forecast
* Reporting - Draft and/or coordinate preparation of monthly management financials, statutory audited financials, budgets & forecasts, cash forecasting, and total business level analytics
* Project participation & project management - be part of, or own, recurring workstreams such as audits, but also support on cross-functional projects in Charts of Accounts revisions, tax, accounting, and finance processes
* Central Support functions - Finance Business Partnering support for logistics, loyalty program and central costs
* Allocations - owner of a detailed cost allocation model which splits central costs across all business verticals and legal entities. The Finance Manager will own the methodology and implementation
* Assist the Senior Finance Manager with overall Financial Control and Oversight across the Retail entities
* Assist the Senior Finance Manager with financial system ownership and systems controls
* Review Tax and other Compliance matters (day-to-day operations handled by dedicated team)
* Joint Venture accounting, including investment values, share in profits, impairment assessments, managing limited scope audits

Job Offer

The ideal candidate for this role will be offered a monthly competitive salary and an opportunity to work with a large and diversified team. This is an exciting opportunity for a Financial Manager to further progress their career with an established retail organization.


* Over six years of large-corporate industry and big 4 experience, including at least 4 years of statutory & consolidation experience
* Should be qualified as a CA, CPA, ACCA or similar
* High technical knowledge of IFRS
* Handled and worked with major ERPs (Oracle, SAP, JDE, Hyperion) and excellent in Excel & PowerPoint
* Strong communicator who is able to advice and engage senior stakeholders on a wide variety of accounting and non-accounting matters; must be able to break-down complex accounting matters to non-finance stakeholders
* Ability to work independently and under stress to deliver projects in a punctual manner and to the established standard

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

Candidates who applied for this job also applied for:
Financial Controller Easy Apply
Robert Half
UAE 10 Jan
Finance Manager Easy Apply
Michael Page
UAE 18 Nov
Finance Manager Easy Apply
Big Fish Recruitment
Dubai 24 Feb
Head of Finance Easy Apply
NTS Group
Dubai 28 Oct
Finance Manager Easy Apply
A Leading Consultancy In UAE
Dubai 24 Feb
Job Alerts by Email
  • Personalised updates on latest career opportunities
  • Insights on hiring and employment activity in your industry
  • Typically sent twice a month
Finance Manager salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 19,500

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience