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Senior Accountant


Sharjah, UAE

Ref: GP186-5073

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse are currently working with an international sub-contracting and project management company, whom are looking to hire a Senior Accountant to join their regionalised finance team, overseeing the Accounting Department and reporting in to a Group Chief Accountant.

This role will take ownership of all aspect of the financial accounting and reporting procedures including the consolidation of financial statements under IFRS. In conjunction, the Senior Accountant shall also take responsibility for the completion of all statutory audit requirements; to ensure both internal compliance and external regulatory policies are adhered to. On top of these accounting-based functions, this role will also require areas of financial analysis to support any variance analysis, cost controls and planning-related processes. The Senior Accountant shall also play a pivotal role across working capital whilst also proactively monitoring cash flow management and collections.


Our client is looking to hire a professionally qualified or part-qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA) whom can demonstrate up to 5 years of experience within an accounting and/or financial controlling environment. The successful candidate will be well-versed within the areas of ERP systems along with demonstrating a detailed insight across IFRS, to ensure strong governance and strong controls, across the regional operation and consolidation process. The client will look for a candidate whom is familiar with the contracting and/or sub-contracting industry coupled with exposure to project-based accounting. The search criterion shall also extend to the need for excellent and clear reporting-based skills and an ability to present findings and results at both corporate and group-level.

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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