Chief Accountant
Job Description

Job description

Charterhouse are working with a diverse group of companies, who is looking to hire a Senior Financial Accountant to join their group finance team in Dubai.


About the role

As the Chief Accountant, you will support the Financial Controller and supervise a small team of Accountants with responsibility for month-end accounting, financial reporting and managing various stakeholders in the business. Your main responsibilities will include the accurate processing of accounting data in SAP across AP, AR & GL functions and the key accounting and general ledger processes of fixed assets, journals, accruals and pre-payments. On top of this, the role will oversee month-end closing & reporting processes for the business. Candidates shall also have the opportunity to assist with budget preparation, liaising with key stakeholders across the business as well as other ad-hoc accounting duties within analysis, reporting and planning strategies.


About you

The client and the nature of their investment business will demand a highly proficient and capable candidate, both from a technical and soft-skill prospective. Applicants shall be Degree qualified with a professional Chartered Accountant qualification (ACA, ACCA or CPA), coupled with exposure to working within a top tier services or a “blue-chip” organisation with an ability to work accurately and across a high volume of accounting transactions. The successful candidate should also have exposure to Oracle financials; to allow for ease of inception as well as be able to demonstrate a stable career-path coupled with up to 5 years of experience with the UAE market.