Financial Controller

Robert Half


Ref: HP341-810

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Company

Robert Half International is working exclusively with a leading US listed Oil & Gas Company based in Dubai. Due to an internal move my client is looking to recruit a Financial Controller who will oversee the business across the Middle East region.

The Role

Reporting directly into the European CFO and Area General Manager you will be responsible to maintain the entire Finance & Accounting functions for the Middle East business.

* Preparing timely and accurate management and statutory accounts and ad hoc reports in line with US reporting deadlines.
* Ensuring balance sheet accounts are fully reconciled on a monthly basis
* Ensuring effective financial controls are in place and full compliance with SOX
* Ensuring accurate and timely billing of annuity revenue and reconciliation of vehicle data across different systems.
* Strong debtor management for tier 1 customers and partners
* Key player in system and process improvements
* Completing tax and statutory returns.
* Leading a finance team of 4, taking responsibility for all areas of finance (eg Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger, Banking etc)
* Working with internal and external auditors to ensure compliance with SOX and statutory regulations.
* Improving process and systems
* Liaising with and supporting other areas of the business as required


*The Candidate

* ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualification, preferably trained in practice with industry experience
* Good fundamental accounting and Tax/VAT knowledge
* Up to date technical knowledge
* Strong IT skills, extensive Excel proficiency (Access knowledge would be advantageous)
* Ability to grasp and analyse complex detail whilst still seeing the bigger picture
* Demonstrable team leadership and managerial skills
* Team player and willingness to build relationships and get involved at all levels in the organization
* Enthusiasm and commitment to work the hours required to meet reporting deadlines
* Experience of migrating ERP system would be a distinct advantage
* Understanding and experience of Internal Controls

Salary and Benefits
Up to 34,000 AED per month, plus company benefits

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About the Company

Founded in 1948, Robert Half has a long history of connecting opportunities at great companies with highly skilled jobseekers. Bolstered by the strength of our brand, our people, our technology and our professional business model, we find meaningful and exciting employment for the people we place and provide clients access to the specialised talent they need to help grow their businesses.

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Financial Controller salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 29,500

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