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Group Finance & Accounting Manager (French Speaking)


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-5575

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse are currently undertaking a search, for a new entrant company in to the Dubai market, whom are positioned within the hospitality services sector. This role shall take ownership of all aspects, and team management responsibilities, linking to areas of financial accounting, compliance reporting, audit activities along with business partnering and MIS-related controllership.

The Finance and Accounting Manager shall take ownership of a team of Accountants, whom oversee and control all areas of transactional accounting, whilst managing all month-end and quarter-end reporting cycles for delivery to regional and group management.

In conjunction, this role will also be geared heavily towards cash management and liquidity flows along with ensuring strong robust payment and collection cycles along with the management of any external financing and banking arrangements. As part of ongoing ad-hoc project work, this role shall take oversight of project development and implementation work; to ensure strong, accurate and robust control and reporting policies and systems.


The client will look to recruit a professionally qualified Accountant whom is able to demonstrate up to 4 years of post-qualified experience within a corporate-based business. Due to the consolidation requirement, the client will also look for a candidate whom is able to demonstrate exposure across international and/or subsidiary-based organisations combined with the relevant reporting standards.

Applicants shall also be required to deliver a strong and advanced level of Excel capability, allowing for analytical-based reporting, including planning and due diligence within financial models. The nature of the organisation and their parent structure requires a French speaking candidate to be recruited in to the role.

Applicants shall also be comfortable with an element of international travel across regional sites.

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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