An Inter-dealer brokerage firm primarily based in Dubai offering a wide spectrum of bespoke broker-dealer services.
Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Senior Finance Person and reporting directly to the COO, this position will assist the Finance team. The primary responsibility of the Finance Officer is to perform general accounting duties including processing monthly payroll, accounts payable and receivable, completion of month-end account reconciliations and Country Program support.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare and submit the relevant prudential reporting returns as required by the DFSA
Monitor Systems and internal controls to ensure they conform to the guidelines issued by the relevant regulatory authorities
The Finance Officer will also prepare monthly / regular management accounting reports
Develop, implement and maintain systems and procedures to ensure integrity of accounting and financial information
Handle internal and external audits
The Finance Officer will also handle and managed finance / accounting Functions of two other related companies – very small subsidiaries
Constantly review ledgers and trial balances to ensure accurate postings and dimensions into the GL accounts and transactions are properly booked in the system.
Assist in preparation of financial reports and analysis to ensure that timely and accurate information is provided to management.
Perform/manage ad hoc projects, analysis and reporting when required.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, financial management or similar degree; MBA or Master’s Degree. Other professional certification (CA, CPA, CMA, ACCA) would be preferred
Six years of experience with a financial services firm or bank
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the UAE
Previous experience dealing with the DFSA
Advanced skills and strong capabilities in MS Excel.
Analytical and logical thinking, attention to detail and high level of accuracy
Finance, accounting, budgeting, cost control principles;
Financial reporting and analysis skills
Professional in visualizing the financial data through business intelligence solutions.
Ability to work under pressure
Strong Communication Skills: English (Verbal & Written)
Founded in 2012, EOS Recruitment was formed as a regional firm with expertise specializing in headhunting services and staffing solutions. Our aim is to help find the perfect candidate and specialist to fit a company’s needs and requirements in the GCC and Middle East. At that time the region was at the early stages of the next growth phase, jobs were going to be created and talent was needed. It was important to find high calibre candidates, whilst also understanding the culture of each company and the unique culture of the region.
In 2016, EOS was rebranded to form Dawaam (meaning “work” in Arabic). The name highlights focus and dedication to find the best quality candidates to work with our clients.