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Ref: GP186-5434

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse are currently working with a consultancy practice, whom are in the process of looking to recruit a Regional Accountant, to be based in their Abu Dhabi hub. This role, supporting a UK-based finance team, will take management and ownership of all financial transactions and reporting responsibilities within the Middle East business.

The Regional Accountant shall be required to ensure all month-end reporting closure whilst preparing Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss and Cash Flow statements along with taking oversight of collections and aged debtors in conjunction with customers and internal business managers.

This role shall also take responsibility of any reconciliation process, across the financial accounting process, whilst ensuring that monthly financial reports and management information packs are completed in a timely manner. In conjunction, the job role shall also be focused towards inter-company charges, reconciliations and any transfer pricing along with an oversight to the annual audit processes and any compliance for statutory accounts.


The client will look to identify a professionally qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA), with a minimum of two years post-qualified experience, ideally within a UAE-based role.

The successful candidate shall be required to demonstrate a strong appreciation of financial accounting technicalities coupled with a working knowledge of reporting standards and any local regulations.

Coupled with this, applicants shall also be well-versed across accounting software along with a sound Excel skillset; allowing for detailed analysis and reporting capabilities.

The autonomous nature of this role will require an Accountant with strong and concise communication skills and business support capabilities that can delivered within a fast paced and project-based organisation/industry field.

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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