Senior Accountant R2R Job in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United A”rab Emirates

The primary responsibility is safeguarding the financial integrity of the company’s balance sheet. This involves meticulously scrutinizing each account and subjecting it to a rigorous substantiation process. The aim is to guarantee precise, dependable, and punctual financial reporting every month. Additionally, support during audit procedures is crucial. Active collaboration with stakeholders is essential to uphold the balance sheet’s accuracy and adherence to both IFRS/IAS standards and Al Futtaim Group policies.

Conduct monthly General Ledger reconciliations, collaborating with stakeholders to ensure accuracy and proactively address issues.
Provide insights from reconciliations to anticipate and resolve problems, adhering to IFRS/IAS and company policies.
Facilitate monthly and yearly book closing by posting entries, reviewing provisions and accruals, and ensuring compliance with checklists.
Support in stock forecasting, inventory adjustments, and month-end provisions, while contributing to AFG consolidation.
Monitor intercompany accounts for discrepancies, driving resolutions with finance teams.
Prepare Corporate Income Tax computations, record entries, and manage tax balances, including planning for assessments.
Required Skills:

Proficiency in IFRS/IAS and accounting principles, with a strong grasp of financial statement preparation.
Sound knowledge of taxation laws, especially Corporate Income Tax in the U.A.E. and the GCC region.
An analytical mindset is needed to identify patterns and provide actionable insights.
Ability to utilize financial analysis tools, including MS Excel.
Effective communication skills for engaging stakeholders and managing priorities.
Accuracy and attention to detail in accounting and analysis tasks.
Business acumen to deliver meaningful insights.
Teamwork skills for a multicultural environment.
A proactive approach to anticipate and address emerging trends and issues.

Bachelor’s degree in accountancy/ACCA/CMA or equivalent.
5-7 years of experience in a similar role, including ERP system proficiency.