Our client is a multinational FMCG business specialising in the production of personal and skin care brands. They are currently looking to expand the finance team and seeking and experienced Accounting Controller for the regional operations based out of Dubai.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: Reporting to the Finance Director, this Accounting Controller will be responsible to/for:
Ensure correct and full reconciliation of general ledger, sales ledger, fixed assets, accounts payable and account receivables
Ensure that accounts payables activities are monitored and executed on timely manner
Ensure that outstanding receivables are monitored with correct follow up and escalation
Release Sales Invoices and Credit blocks in SAP
Close activities for MENA on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis
Manage the accounting service provider (Genpact) on all accounting activities including matters / issues escalated by the Financial Accountants
Support internal audits and the yearly external audit
Main liaison for any accounting related issues by region and headquarters
The branch accounting for the Iran operations
Cash flow management including Intercompany Loans/Intercompany Deposits
The Treasury Information System (TIS) on a monthly basis
The 24 months Cash Flow Forecast during Forecast months in TIS (basis for the yearly Hedging)
Checking the DOP transactions and initiate necessary transfers to In House Bank (BDF AG)
Treasury reporting, CIS reporting, Ad hoc accounting reports
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for this Accounting Controller role will have a degree in Business, Finance or Accounting and ideally a professional qualification.
At least three to five years of financial accounting experience within a multinational FMCG in the region.
The ideal candidate for this role will have strong communication and interpersonal skills in order to fit into the corporate culture.
PageGroup was established in the United Kingdom in 1976. Since this time, we have grown to be one of the world's most successful recruitment organisations. Listed on the London Stock Exchange as a FTSE 250 company, we currently employ over 5,680 staff with 155 office locations in 35 countries. Michael Page Middle East has offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Qatar and recruit at all levels of experience from graduate with 2-3 years experience through to director level in the following areas; Banking & Financial Services, Digital, Engineering & Manufacturing, Executive Search, Finance & Accounting, Health care, Human Resources, Legal, Marketing, Office Support, Procurement & Supply Chain, Property & Construction, Retail, Sales, Technology.