Ref: NP447-1618

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our UK client has seen strong organic growth throughout the last 10 years and is now seeking to add to their Dubai managerial team. Reporting to the leadership team you will liaise with counterparts in London as you take full responsibility for the day-to-day financial management of the business across the MENA region. You will be a key interface in establishing effective financial processes to support the business as it continues to grow.

The Finance Manager will manage and perform all aspects of the finance function from data entry at the base level through to financial reporting, ensuring accuracy of data throughout. This will include accounts payable and receivable, client invoicing, payroll, bank reconciliation and FX management, in full compliance with statutory reporting. The role will work closely with the Financial Controller in the UK ensuring accurate and timely reporting to the Board and senior C-Suite team.

The role will be heavily involved in the budget and forecast plans for the year-on-year strategic growth the company has set itself, managing project budgets, and forecasting future cashflows. Additionally, there will be supplier relationship management, negotiating new contracts and assistance to the company auditors. This will involve full communication related to monthly payroll filing, tax filing and balance sheet reconciliations.


We are seeking candidates with a professional qualification in finance and /or business administration and 3+years proven experience within small – mid size scale business at a specialist / managerial level. Candidates must have demonstrated experience within the Middle East. A strong understanding of tax in the MENA is required as well accounting best practice and knowledge of accounting software, with Xero experience advantageous.

Our client offers a vibrant and dynamic working environment, and candidates must have exceptional personal skills including social competency, strong cross-functional communication and people skills alongside a strong work ethic, sense of humor and an open, friendly, and respectful manner. Creative in their approach, the successful applicant will have the ability to generate ideas for financial process improvement.

You will be an individual with a positive outlook, high energy and a strong team spirit. The ability to multitask with exemplary time management skills is paramount as is strong interpersonal skills. Corporate appearance and strong presentation is key in representing this amazing office environment and its highly successful business.

About the Company

Irwin & Dow was established in 2013 to provide clients with a unique and highly personalised recruitment service, providing the very top calibre of candidates across the business support and secretarial function.

We provide a refreshing approach, working in close partnership with clients and candidates across diverse industry sectors; large MNC’s, government & semi -government entities, SME’s, local businesses and in the start-up and UHNWI support framework.

Great people equal great success: all our candidates are interviewed personally by a member of the team, and we develop longstanding and in-depth relationships with our clients, understanding their corporate culture and goals to ensure a successful outcome for both parties.

Our values of discretion and diplomacy are paramount, and we are pleased to be a partner of choice for clients and candidates.

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AED 16,500

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