Senior Accountant – General Ledger | Shared Services Finance | Al Futtaim Group | Dubai

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.

As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.

Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

About the Role

This role will be a part of the Shared Services Finance department reporting to the Finance Manager and will be based at our office in Al Rigga.

Key Accountabilities

Review & post monthly closing entries for the entire health careGroup (UAE) including, interest cost, provisions and accruals, roll-over and hospitality companies’ conversion & upload of monthly B/S & P/l movements in SAP and prepare reconciliations

Review & guide preparation of monthly GL Schedules for health care Group (UAE).

Monthly review of GL schedules and taking corrective action where required. Highlight matters requiring management intervention.

Prepare ad hoc report that would come from DFC either periodical or irregular in nature ( E.g.: interest cost breakdown, GL code rectification, Analysis of elements of Group (UAE) financials, clearing of ICM settlements ,etc… )

Prepare finance cost summary with analysis on monthly basis.

Review bank reconciliation statements on monthly basis and highlight outstanding issues.

Vendor creation for HO & Property group companies.

Support in driving process improvements in design and implementation phase

Contribute in defining process improvements.

Handling external/internal audit (interim/final) of health care  Group (UAE) – Coordination with auditors, preparing the financials, notes to accounts & providing/organizing schedules as per their requirement.

Upload budgets, LE. forecasts uploads for Property Group (UAE) –SAP & BPC.

BPC consolidation for half-yearly and final accounts for health care Group.

Verify and post ICM entries in system in absence of an ICM Accountant.

Participate in adoption of new accounting standards (IAS/IFRS), attend trainings, prepare files and analyse impact on DFC Group.

Support DFC in budget preparation through providing required information.

Identify areas of process/system improvements & implementation of the same.

Our Requirements

Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge: Profession qualification from Accounting, CA

Minimum Experience: 5 years in Finance including commercial &/or operation support

Job-Specific Skills: SAP FICO Module and BPC would be preferred


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