We have an exciting opportunity for a finance and administration manager to join our Dubai office, direct reporting to the Regional Manager, UAE and the CFO. The Finance and Administration Manager, Middle East (FA Manager) is responsible for operation controls in finance and administration, ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting. Supervising a small team of FA staff across multiple locations, this role is accountable for the smooth and efficient functioning of the region’s finance and administration management.
If you have significant experience in a similar role with the proven ability to work to strict deadlines and deliver high quality and accurate results, then this is the position for you. You will also be a highly effective and organised communicator with a well-developed knowledge in local legislation requirements. You will be able to multi-task and demonstrate a continuous improvement mindset to systems, processes and other internal controls.
About the Role:
The FA Manager’s key responsibilities and functions include, but are limited to:
Financial Management Functions
Responsible for debts collection and reporting
Budget creation and monitoring in cooperation with the Regional Manager and other senior team members
Preparation and coordination of financial monthly, quarterly closings and reports with CFO
Preparing and analysing monthly financial reports for management
Monitoring project revenue forecasts, cash flow and expenditures
Coordination of quarterly reporting and annual financial statements (e.g. P&L, balance sheets)
Coordinating the company’s external financial audit
Supervise payroll, tax submissions and government filing
Controlling purchase requests, invoices and reimbursements
Overseeing all payments and preparing daily payments
Support team with financial reports, invoices and payment requests
Coordinating and reviewing consultancy agreements
Reviewing staff contracts, coordinating permits/visas ensuring timely renewals and follow up of official documents and legislative compliance
Overall responsibility for logistical and operational processes including legal and insurance obligations, IT, internet and phone systems, HR functions and occupational health and safety
Other office management functions
Keep up to date with any legislative changes
Skills and Experience
Ideally a minimum 5 years’ experience in relevant positions including direct responsibility for managing staff and organisational budgets
Degree qualified in Finance or Economics or similar, or equivalent substantial experience
Professional qualified accountant
Sound local knowledge of financial management & control rules and practices applied in the Middle East
Strong knowledge of accounting systems (SUN Infor system an advantage)
Experience and knowledge in payroll an advantage
Committed, proactive, adaptable and highly organised
Deadline driven and achievement oriented
Demonstrate leadership qualities, hands-on approach with a can-do attitude
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
Please upload your Resume, Cover Letter and any other supporting documentation where asked within your application. Ensure you consider the skills and experience needed for this role and include in your application.
Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and skills of the successful candidate.
Inhabit is a part of the Egis group of companies. To learn more visit https://inhabitgroup.com/an-egis-company/
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