Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Your role will play a critical part in strategic decision-making and operations related to budget management, cost-benefit analysis, forecasting needs, and securing new funding. You'll be responsible for overseeing the company's financial strength by administering accounting operations to meet legal requirements.

Candidates with a background in finance and experience in the F&B industry are preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities:

* Supervise the Finance Team to ensure they support the organization's long-term goals effectively.
* Provide timely reports to the Head of Finance.
* Prepare financial reports, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements.
* Conduct detailed analyses to understand financial trends and forecast future performance.
* Manage cash flow, cash management, and working capital.
* Ensure the accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of financial transactions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger entries, and payroll.
* Prepare budgets and monitor expenditures to ensure compliance with financial objectives, collaborating with executive management on strategic planning.
* Coordinate with auditors to conduct financial audits, ensuring compliance and accuracy in reporting.
* Ensure compliance with UAE laws (VAT, Corporate Laws), IFRS, and company policies.
* Monitor and manage the company's cash flow to meet operational and financial obligations.
* Identify and manage business risks and insurance requirements.
* Optimize working capital management, including inventory, receivables, and payables, to support business growth.
* Develop and maintain accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls to ensure compliance.
* Oversee and manage employees in the department, providing direction, setting goals, and ensuring they have the necessary resources.

AED 20,000 to 25,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.



* Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a related field required. A master’s degree or professional qualification such as CFA/CPA preferred.
* Responsible for business registration, tax compliance, and managing tax datasheets.
* Over 7 to 8 years of experience handling intercompany transactions and reconciliation for audits.
* Experienced in creating budgets for departmental training and certifications.
* Proficient in ensuring financial application security and compliance with confidentiality policies.
* Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite, Xero, Market Man, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, and other finance-related applications.
* Excellent communication skills, with a focus on accuracy and organization in a high-volume environment.
* Ability to support all departments within the company.
* Strong grasp of corporate finance, accounting principles, laws, and best practices.
* Proficiency in MS Office and financial management software.
* Analytical and strategic thinking abilities.
* Strong organizational and leadership skills.

About the Company

Quest Search & Selection is a specialist recruitment consultancy with over 20 years' experience in sourcing the world's best candidates for the global Retail, FMCG and Hospitality sectors.

With offices in the UK & Dubai, we have an international presence and a global reach. Our recruiters place candidates locally and internationally for a wide variety of roles focusing on the following areas:

Retail Buying & Merchandising, E-commerce & Digital, Food & Beverage, Hotels, Hospitality & Operations, Retail Stores & Operations, HR & Recruitment, Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics, Sales & Marketing, Technical and New Product Development.

We work in partnership with our clients who range from famous international brands within the Retail, Restaurant, Hotel and Consumer products space. Our reputation is built on our in-depth understanding of the industry and our consultants' skill, knowledge and passion for their sectors.

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AED 18,000

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