Job description / Role
An international PR & Communications organisation with a specialism in the sports endorsement and sponsorship sector is seeking a Senior Accountant to join their busy and collaborative team, based in Dubai. This is an exceptionally fast paced environment and the successful candidate will need to be proactive, energetic and hard working to ensure that all finance deadlines are met and information is both accurate and up to the minute.
This is an expanding finance team and initially the role of Senior Accountant will report into the Head of Operations and it is then expected, once in place, that there will be a direct line into the CFO. You will be experienced in performing the full financial cycle from data entry, general ledger, AR and AP, consolidation, expenses, trail, month and year end balances, cash flow analysis and profit and loss reports. The successful candidate will ensure that an external audit is completed on an annual basis and that control of all finances is sufficient and accurate with particular attention to IFRS or GAAP standards. Additionally, there will also be monthly payroll verifications, ensuring all information is 100% accurate and salary payments are made in a timely manner. It is expected that you will also provide regular financial reports to the Senior Team and be able to offer commentary of your analysis when required, hence those with experience of Sage (in particular Sage 200) would be advantageous.
The Senior Accountant role requires that all shortlisted candidates have a minimum of 5 years finance experience within the UAE and exceptionally high attention to detail. You will hold an Accounting or Finance degree, with an associated qualification such as CA or CPA. Those will immediately availability are also preferred.
About the Company
Irwin & Dow was established by two highly experienced recruitment professionals, Tracey Irwin and Jocelyn Dow. We provide a refreshing approach by working in close partnership with clients and candidates within the Business Support, Secretarial, HR & Finance sectors.
Good staff are key to every business. We recognise and appreciate this, having over thirty years combined recruitment and executive search experience within the region.
Our main aim is to provide a specialist service to clients preferring to work with a bespoke consultancy.
Our values of discretion and diplomacy are paramount and our ultimate goal is to become a partner of choice for all our clients and candidates.
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