Job description / Role
Charterhouse are currently partnering with an international consultancy firm, to identify a Financial Services Assistant, to work within their regional shared service function.
This role shall be heavily geared towards the oversight and undertakings of the accounts payable and receivable functions with a particular focus towards collections and the management of debtors across the business entity. In conjunction, the role shall require the a business partnership approach with regards to billings, whilst ensuring that all invoicing matters and procedures, are accurate and aligned to contractual and client obligations.
This critical role shall also extend to overseeing and recording Work-In-Progress (WIP); to ensure that invoicing is complete, billing records are monitored and that collection targets are proactively tracked and met.
The client will look for a well-exposed degree qualified and/or part-qualified professional Accountant; whom has a capability and track record within a revenue and/or collections-based accounting role.
The successful candidate will ideally come from a consultancy and/or professional services background; whereby they are able to demonstrate and deliver an understanding of fee earnings and WIP functions and the importance, in turn, of developing strong customer and/or stakeholder relationship management.
The candidate will be required to work within a deadline driven environment whilst also possessing strong reporting and commercial-support efficiencies.
Finally, the role will require strong exposure to Excel tools along with accounting software packages; to allow for the accurate and timely production of financial statements along with reporting packs for both finance and business management reviews.
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.