Senior Entity Accountant


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-6518

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is supporting a client within the Luxury Retail sector, whom are looking to hire a Senior Entity Accountant within their regional operational hub.

This role shall take oversight and management of all the financial and accounting statements, whilst also delivering financial reports, in support of management and commercial-based reporting. In conjunction, this Entity Accountant shall be geared towards the overview of areas of accounting policy and procedure; to ensure accurate, timely and robust reporting across P&L, MIS and any financial analysis.

The Senior Accountant will also have a direct control of fixed asset schedules linking to areas of inventory analysis, budgeting and demand planning reporting tools. Within this role, there is also a need to develop and introduce areas of analytical-based reporting tools; this links to financial modelling (Excel based) along with the provision of performance reviews across cash flow, profit metrics and working capital.


To be considered for this role, the successful candidate must be a professionally qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA) with a demonstrable capability and track record within a role that transcends both financial accounting and reporting-based responsibilities. The role shall also demand a commercial dimension; whereby the successful candidate can provide detailed and relevant financial insight to the operational and commercial aspects of the business. Our client is looking to hire a candidate with a minimum of 5 years’ experience combined with a proven ability to manage senior reporting lines and multiple internal stakeholders.

The ideal candidate shall also be required to deliver a solid knowledge of IFRS principles, along with advanced Excel skills, to develop reporting and analytical reporting packs. This role shall be well-suited to candidates coming from a similar industry background or from within a retail and/or FMCG-type background.

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 Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.

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