Jun 27, 2018

Finance Assistant UAE Jobs - Mace Group

  • Mace
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Full time Accounting and Auditing Jobs Banking and Financial Services Jobs

Job Description

Job Title:  Finance Assistant

Company Name: Mace Group

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Mace is an international consultancy and construction company that has delivered world class projects since 1990. Today we employ over 5,000 people across five global hubs in Europe, Middle East North Africa & India, North America, Asia Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa. 

Mace Macro offers a complete Facilities Management service for companies anywhere in the world. Operating as a consultancy, managing agent or principal contractor, with a client base that includes global brands in over 30 countries. 

Four simple values guide our behaviour in our pursuit of a better way; Safety First, Client Focus, Create Opportunity, Integrity. We aim to attract the best and brightest people, whatever their background, to bring new perspectives to some of the most challenging and inspiring projects around the world


Job Summary:  The Finance Assistant will assist in the management and monitoring of the financial performance of Mace Macro International. To provide the Client Services Finance Manager with accurate financial data at regular intervals and on an as required basis. Reporting will include the production of both internal & external client accounting report packs. Full training will be given.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Produce monthly Client Management Packs for various clients for presentation to the relevant Contract Managers and Portfolio Director
  • Assisting in the production of monthly departmental Management Accounts / Financial Review packs for Macro International for presentation at monthly departmental financial reviews with
  • department heads and Portfolio Directors
  • Assisting in reconciling Balance Sheet Accounts on a monthly basis
  • Assisting in the production of a monthly cash low Forecasts to be submitted to the Finance Manager for review and submission to the Senior Management Team
  • Validating client invoices in accordance with client agreed processes and procedures
  • Monitor Payment process ensuring weekly payment runs are sent on time and in accordance with the Monthly Cashflow forecasts
  • Ensure all PO’s are raised and coded to correct nominal codes and assist local FM’s with any training issues on Proactis for the particular clients
  • Assist in the production of monthly and yearly Management and Statutory Accounts in accordance with Mace Group financial deadlines
  • Liaise with Mace Group head office finance teams where necessary
  • Providing ad-hoc reports on an as required basis
  • Ensuring at all times that they carry out their work safely and with due regard for others in accordance with HS&E procedures and instructions, contractual, legislative and local requirements
  • Reporting immediately any non-conformance, unsafe act or unsafe condition to line management for investigation and corrective action.
  • Reporting immediately to line management if they sustain an injury or become ill whilst at work, or where they are directly involved in or witness any serious incident, dangerous occurrence or significant environmental pollution incident
  • Notifying line management of any identified or suggested opportunity for improvement of the HSEMS and associated health, safety & environmental risk controls
  • Contribute to continually improving the reporting capability of the systems and avoid manual re-work where ever possible
  • Attending regular Finance meetings with all members of the Macro International Finance Team
  • Challenge current practice, looking to improve processes where ever possible, whilst bearing in mind potential impact to any agreed client processes and procedures
  • Always utilize head office systems
  • Providing further support as and when required
  • Work in a proactive manner
  • Maintain good working relationships with all clients, suppliers, corporate accounts team and the management team ensuring as a minimum a satisfactorily level of service is always provided


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a degree qualification or equivalent is preferred
  • Professional memberships are an advantage but are not essential
  • 1-3 years minimum experience in similar role
  • Articulate, Highly numerate with good analytical skills
  • Strong Double entry skills and knowledge of accruals & prepayments
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills especially Excel to Advanced level
  • Commercial awareness
  • The ability to communicate with staff, clients and suppliers at all levels
  • Ability to work under self direction or as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritizing work load accordingly
  • Experience of working in region or industry
  • Experience of using CODA Dream
  • Experience of using TM1

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