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Financial Controller


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-5419

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse are undertaking a search on behalf of an international business, within the retail support sector, whom are presently looking to identify a Financial Controller to support their regional Middle East business.

Supporting the Regional Business Head, this Financial Controller will take ownership of all the finance related processes and controllership aspects across the business unit. The Financial Controller will also manage all accounting oversight, whilst being responsible for the reporting requirements across accounts finalisation, internal compliance and any Audit pre-requisite. In conjunction, the role will focus towards the planning and forecasting functions whilst also managing business P&L production with an oversight also across working capital, cash-flow management and cost control reviews.

This position shall also be geared towards the development and roll out of commercial support and financial analysis, whilst working with partners/vendors and customers, to manage efficient activities across the accounts payable and receivables functions.


The client will look to recruit a candidate whom is well-versed within a control and accounting based position with experience of working within a UAE and/or GCC based organisation. The successful candidate will be a professionally qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA) with up to 5 years of post-qualified experience within a broad-ranging finance remit. Candidates will be required to present a working knowledge of SAP, coupled with an advanced Excel-based skillset, whereby reports can be developed and tailored to the business needs.

At this level, the client will look for candidates with precise and accurate reporting and communication skills along with the technical expertise to allow for strong accounting and controllership standards across the regional operation.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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