Financial Controller

Location: United Arab Emirates
Date Posted: May 15, 2019
Job ID: 3978
Employment Type: Permanent
Our client is currently looking for a Financial Controller to join their growing team in Dubai.


Oversee the Group Finance function and ensure that all activities run smoothly, delivering a world class service to the company.


  • Ensure all balance sheet accounts are reconciled on a monthly basis 
  • Ensure all transactional items are processed in a timely manner to ensure a true and fair reflection of performance
  • Production of statutory accounts for all legal entities including consolidated accounts and submission to the relevant authorities before the deadline
  • Production and submission of corporation tax returns 
  • Production and submission of quarterly sales tax returns 
  • Managing group payroll ensuring accurate and timely payments to all direct staff and submission of monthly payroll information to the respective authorities 
  • Preparation of monthly cash flow forecast and ownership of same
  • Managing cash collection and debtors to agreed targets
  • Processing payments to suppliers as per the company policy
  • Developing and enforcing key financial controls within the group
  • Continuously developing existing financial system and constantly looking for software solutions to deliver a better service to the business
  • Producing the annual budgets in line with the company deadlines
  • Producing the rolling forecasts in line with the company deadline
  • Central point of contact for annual group audit
  • Provide meaningful insight to GM and CEO to shape business decision making
  • Support business projects in a finance capacity i.e. review of commercial contracts and project profitability
  • Develop and own group policy statements
  • Develop and own group process guidelines
  • Managing renewal of all group insurances and trade licenses 
  • Present monthly results to internal stakeholders 
  • Payments to suppliers


  • ACCA/CIMA qualified with 5+ years’ experience
  • Tenacious with a passion for bringing finance to the forefront of business decision making
  • Experienced in managing multiple deadlines and prioritizing conflicting deadlines
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication skills, experienced at dealing with board level, banks and audit team
  • Proven ability to lead business improvement projects
  • Candidate should be coming from Marketing, Advertising, Branding, PR or Events agencies
  • UAE experience is a must to be considered 

Salary: 22k plus other benefits


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