FINANCE MANAGER wanted by DNATA TRAVEL in Dubai

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FINANCE MANAGER – DNATA TRAVEL B2C ME&I – 1800005E
Posted Date: 25-Jan-2018
Closing Date: 08-Feb-2018

Dnata Travel is recruiting for a senior finance role, based at of our Sheikh Zayed Road offices in Dubai. The role will look after the financial performance of two of our key Business to Consumer (B2C) brands in the UAE region – dnata Travel and Emirates Holidays. The business models covered will include e-commerce, retail and tour operating. The areas of responsibility will range from partnering the business and key senior stakeholders, full P&L accountability, strategic financial planning, budgeting and forecasting.
Roles and responsibilities, in more detail, will include:

Commercial business partnering
– Supporting decision making with VPs of each business, and assisting the SVP in strategy formulation
– Business case creation and review in partnership with the business
– Scenario and trend analysis, flagging risks and opportunities to the FP&A team where appropriate
Full P&L responsibility
– Accountability for financial delivery of contribution targets
– Variance analysis and monthly performance reviews with the business
– Providing and delivering to forecast accuracy targets – 95% target for next month’s profit delivery
Strategic Financial Planning
– Direct and deliver the Medium Term (3 Year) Plan, Yearly Budget, and rolling forecast for the two brands
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
– Degree or Honours (12+3 or equivalent) : Qualified accountant, preferably a Management Accountant

– Minimum 8 years in Finance Management

– Experience in a similar capacity at a multinational company.

– A background in retail, e-commerce or tour operating will be looked on favourably

– High level of excel competence (vlookups, sumifs, pivot tables, basic macros)

Leadership Role: Yes

SALARY & BENEFITS
We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams, the local currency of the UAE. The Dirham is linked to the Special Drawing Right of the International Monetary Fund and it has been held constant against the US dollar since the end of 1980 at a mid-rate of approximately US$1=Dh3.66. Besides generous travel benefits normally associated with an airline, this managerial role also has excellent leave and health care packages, accommodation, power and water paid for, along with transport benefits, life insurance and other employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers. By viewing the ‘Dubai Lifestyle’ section in the careers website you can also consider the many benefits of Dubai as a location to live and work in.

Accountant wanted by Aspen Holdings in Dubai

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Reference Number: ACCAHC1

ROLE PURPOSE:

The Accountant is responsible to ensure the integrity of the entity’s accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, analyzing and reporting transactions for the region.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare monthly financial reports (Opex/Income Statement/Ad-hoc reports) and provide variance analysis on the same.
  • Perform Monthly Balance sheet reconciliations to validate and get confirmation from other departments of entries in our books and validate the same.
  • Perform payroll reconciliation by liaising with Third parties (ADP & local HR)
  • Assist commercial management in validating/analysing the Opex numbers by sending draft versions to finance teams to validate, provide accruals and close off per timelines determined.
  • Ensure compliance with Company policies and approval frameworks
  • Responsible for maintenance and improvements in the MIS reporting process, leveraging automation and enabling accurate and faster in-depth data analysis.
  • Reporting financial figures for the month and year to group/accounting local GAAP and assist group/accounting local GAAP in the preparation of the Annual financial statements.
  • Update the SOPs/Accounting Guidelines to ensure they are in line with the defined WOW.
  • Complete monthly close procedure, timely and accurate submissions of internal management reports and Cognos submissions (including Budget Forecast & 5 year plans).
  • Assist in Internal and External Audits as required.
  • Posting of accounting transactions in the ERP accurately and in compliance IFRS
  • Complete tax reporting as per Group requirement on a monthly basis
Requirements

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor Degree – BCOM
  • Master’s Degree – MCOM/ACCA/CA – Professional qualification will be given preference
  • Doctorate Degree/ Multiple Masters – Professional qualification will be given preference

EXPERIENCE:

  • 2-3   years – Worked in an MNC/ Pharma company/Audit firm, in a competitive environment, able to work under pressure, deadline driven.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages: proficiency in Microsoft Excel – Intermediate – Advanced
  • BI tool / Sap experience – An Advantage – Intermediate – Advanced

KEY ATTRIBUTES:

BUSINESS

  • Initiative
  • Multi-tasking
  • Results oriented
  • Systems thinking
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Focused
  • Focus
  • Visioning
  • Cooperation
  • Proactive
  • Responsibility & Accountability
  • Resilience

PEOPLE

  • Flexibility and tolerance for ambiguity
  • Capacity for and resistance to Stress
  • Perseverance and tenacity
  • Transition Management
  • Informal communications skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Writing skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Meeting facilitation
  • Empathy

SELF

  • Technical / professional knowledge
  • Industry knowledge
  • Personal responsibility
  • Self-assurance
  • Honesty
  • Ethical conduct

ASPEN COMPETENCIES:

BUSINESS

  • Performance Driven
  • Accountability/ Ownership

PEOPLE

  • Dealing with ambiguity Embrace Change
  • Communicate Effectively

SELF

  • Contribute Special Expertise
  • Take Action with Integrity

VAT Associate wanted by Aspen Holdings in Dubai

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Reference NumberVATASS

ROLE PURPOSE:

To support the finance team in ensuring the company and its affiliates comply with all direct and indirect tax compliance obligations, with primary responsibilities for the preparation and review of all VAT returns  across all jurisdictions where the company has VAT registration.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare and file all VAT and statistical returns, for over 40 returns, spanning 20 countries (both EU and non EU), and 10 companies.
  • Maintain company’s VAT records and ensure they are fully up to date at all times.
  • Performing an advisory role on all tax matters, supporting the business in setting strategies and partnering with them to implement projects.
  • Lead new VAT registrations across the region.
  • Ensure correct trade route treatment, by coordinating with other group companies.
  • Assist in provision of tax advice to the business
  • Coordinate and manage relationships with external tax advisors, in terms of billing and deliverables.
  • VAT reconciliations with the accounts and general ledgers.
  • Assist in monitoring of compliance with VAT codes / customer details on our ERP systems.
  • Continually improve work processes, and ensure documentation is up to date at all times.
  • Assist in preparation and response in relation to VAT audits, internal and external.
  • Assist with project management and implementation
  • Any other Ad-hoc tax duties.
Requirements

EDUCATION:

  • Finance or Accounting
  • Preferably CIMA, ACCA, CPA, CA, or any tax qualifications

EXPERIENCE:

2-3 years’ experience in a similar role – Essential

Experience in Pharmaceutical/FMCG industry – Desirable

KEY ATTRIBUTES:

BUSINESS

  • Results oriented
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Time management
  • Proactive
  • Responsibility & Accountability
  • Ethical Conduct

PEOPLE

  • Flexibility
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Written communication
  • Presentation/ training skills

SELF

  • Curiosity/Learning Agility
  • Self-awareness
  • High standards
  • In depth technical knowledge
  • Continuous learning
  • Understanding of legislation

ASPEN COMPETENCIES:

BUSINESS

  • Performance Driven
  • Accountability / Ownership

PEOPLE

  • Champion and Embrace Change
  • Communicate Effectively

SELF

  • Continuously Grow & Develop
  • Contribute Special Expertise

Auditor wanted at SGY chartered accountants Dubai

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    Carrying out quality audit and assurance services to the clients in multiple industries

  • Obtaining all necessary audit working papers and documents including researching, documenting the facts and figures
  • Identify and communicate accounting audit matters to managers and partners
  • Interact with the client to ensure that the information flow from the client to the audit team is efficient

Requirements:

  • CA/CPA
  • 3+ years audit experience
  • Well versed in International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Well versed in risk based auditing methodologies and techniques
  • Experience in working with IT environment
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Strong time management skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills

SENIOR AUDITOR wanted at UHY Saxena Dubai

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Job Description:

Perform financial audits in accordance with International Standards on Auditing, evaluate internal control policies and determine whether they are adequate, recommend implementation of new or improved internal control policies and procedures. Prepare audit work papers, write audit findings, reporting to audit supervisors and audit managers, draft reports and supervise the work of junior audit staff and trainees.

 

ASSISTANT INTERNAL AUDITOR for TECH GROUP DUBAI

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Job Objectives:

To provide assistance to the Internal Auditor in performance of his duties and perform audits as per the agreed audit plans and schedules. Work is prioritized based on planned and business needs. Works with minimal supervision

Job Description:

Assist in conducting risk assessment, preparation and updating risk registers of various auditing areas.
Participating in preparation of annual audit plans by suggesting technical areas for inclusion in audit plans.
Surveying functions and activities, in assigned areas, to determine the nature of the operations and the adequacy of the system of control to achieve established objectives including the efficiency with which resources are employed and to identify profit and / or cost-effective improvements.
Determining and defining the objectives, scope and approach of the proposed audit area.
Defining and documenting the auditing procedures to be utilized, including the use of Information Systems audit techniques, statistical sampling or other.
Performing the audit in accordance with the approved scope of work and professional standards.
Identifying the key control points of the system to be reviewed.
Preparation of working papers, which record and summarize data on the assigned audit segment and the results of the audit tests.
Drafting reports for the audits executed.
Conducting special audits and reviews, as directed by the Senior Internal Auditor.
Conducting follow-up reviews and preparing follow-up audit reports for technical/operational audits.
Updating data of executed audits in MS Excel / Audit Management Software.
Co-ordinating with various Departments / Divisions for the commencement of audit and closure of audit reports.
Assisting in preparing Audit Committee presentations.
To perform other duties as assigned by the Internal Auditor
Education Required:

At least a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Business Administration and/or CA-Inter
Experience Required:

2-3 years audit experience (Big 4 firm preferably) within UAE

Skill Set Required:

Be able to draft internal audit programs and execute risk based internal audits.
Have strong written and oral communication skills.
Should be able to interview audited unit with regards to audit executions.
Be analytical, independent and self-motivated.
Be flexible and capable of multi-tasking.
Ability to work alone, plan & execute technical audits with minimum supervision and to complete work within the required deadlines.
Working knowledge of MS Office applications and preferably Microsoft Dynamics

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Audit & Investigation Specialist(ENEC) UAE

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Activity: Process Management
Responsibility:
-Provide inputs for maintaining an effective framework of ENEC Anti-Fraud and Misconduct Program including policies and procedures that supports prevention, detection and response of fraud or misconduct including establishing whistleblowing hotline.
-Carry out investigations / audit assignments in line with ENEC Anti-Fraud and Misconduct Program or Internal Audit Plan.
-Provide input to the development of the annual and long term Internal Audit Plan by assessing and prioritizing risks both within individual business areas and at a corporate level in order to ensure that audit efforts and resources are focused on areas of higher risk.
-Obtain background information, knowledge and understanding of the overall business process for identification of key risks.
-Provide support / lead external resources allocated to the assignment for execution of the assignments.
-Propose and, after adequate approval, execute appropriate qualitative/quantitative tests and evaluate system of Internal controls during investigations to achieve investigation scope.
-Maintain proper documentation and filling for working papers and record notes to report and document the results of work carried out for audits and investigations.
-Develop audit and investigation findings and recommendations and discuss findings with auditees /alleged personnel to achieve agreement or understand their concerns on corrective actions. Prepare draft report and recommend an audit opinion on adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls to manage risks.
-Conduct regular follow-up exercises with relevant stakeholders to review status of agreed actions.
-Provide support in training ENEC employee, in conjunction with the Training Department on ENEC’s Anti-Fraud and Misconduct Program. Train and develop new auditors as required, including UAE nationals.
-Carryout any other activities as requested such as review of new/ amended policies and procedures and supporting other Management Initiatives.
-Ensure compliance with established Internal Audit Manual, ENEC’s Anti-Fraud and Misconduct Program, Policies and Procedures and provide feedback for improvement, if necessary.
-Conduct work in accordance with the established policies and procedures including the established HSE and code of business conduct.
Activity :Monitoring and Control
Responsibility:
-Develop and maintain ongoing reporting to the Senior Audit & Investigation Specialist. Monitor and schedule the work assigned and, where applicable, assist in reviewing and evaluating the performance of consultant or auditors appointed from external firms.
Activity : Stakeholder Management
Responsibility:
-Support business units (through facilitation and workshops) as they identify, rank and manage Fraud risks. This includes promoting risk awareness.
-Discuss and agree the result of the field work and status of the agreed action plan with the auditees and management as deemed appropriate.
-In consultation with Senior Audit and Investigation Specialist, advises functions on development of Internal control and Implementation of best practices, based on lessons learned from investigations, other audit work or business experience.
-Conducts work in accordance with the existing Policies, Procedures and including code of business.
-In the performance of these duties, the Audit & Investigation Specialist has the authority to access some of company information, and is expected to exercise discretion and ensure appropriate safekeeping and confidentiality of all such information received.
Activity: Standards and Best Practices
Responsibility:
-Maintain professional standards of work, keep current with Internal Audit and Anti-Fraud best practices, Maintain sufficient general knowledge of overall company’s procedures, policies and objectives in order to more efficiently identify potential risk areas.

Skills
Technical Competency:
-Professionalism
-Audit & Investigation Skills
-Understanding of the Internal Audit & Investigation Function
-Risk Assessment
-planning Audits & Investigations
-Documentations Skills
-Interviewing Skills
-Computer Literacy
Behavioral Competency:
-Respect For Safety & Security
-Integrity & Transparency
-Communication Effectiveness
-Results Focus: Working Effectively and Efficiently
-Teamwork
-Accountability
-Error Prevention

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