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Senior Financial Accountant


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-5615

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

At Charterhouse, we are currently working with an international trading client, whom are looking to recruit a Senior Financial Accountant in to their regional accounting team.

This Financial Accountant will take ownership across all areas of the accounts payable function, which includes VAT accounting and/or filing, whilst overseeing all areas of financial accounting, the closure of financial statements along with the monitoring of expense management and all payment cycles.

The role shall also extend to the reconciliations across the general ledger whilst also managing any documentation processes across the systems and journals. In conjunction, this Accountant will have oversight of all cash flow management; to ensure accurate and timely payments in support of the accounting and reporting teams.

This role will also work very closely within areas of accounts finalisation and any settlements, linking to front office, whilst also delivering a strong and accurate MIS-based reporting capability; to support both cost controls, management reporting exercises and any financial analysis.


The client will look to recruit a professionally qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CPA) in to this position with a strong post-qualified background across financial accounting and MIS related disciplines within a corporate and/or professional services environment. Candidates shall be well-versed within either ERP and/or accounting packages; to allow for a strong control and systems compliance background.

The successful applicant will also need a strong attention to detail, to work across complex transactions and reconciliations, whilst also being able to partner with the business to manage any commercial finance matters.

As a final point, the client will also assess candidates whom can demonstrate advanced Excel-based skills, with an ability to develop and deliver strong reports and financial accounts.

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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