Accountant MIS | Al Futtaim Automotive | 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 Job:
We are currently looking for an experienced MIS Accountant to join the Automotive Finance Shared Service (AFSS) team. The role will be based in Dubai head office and will report into the Finance Manager. The main purpose of this position is to support AFSS and Automotive business units to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures with major emphasis on financial planning and reviews, provide commercial and analytical support, ensure accounting and financial records are correct and support external audit.
You will be responsible but not limited to:
Coordinates with Business finance teams on preparation of Annual Budgets / Quarterly Reviews / Strategic plans including monthly reviews of Income Statement and Balance sheet for Rental business.
This position is handling daily operating control, accounting, Management accounts and reporting for Hertz & other car Rental companies.
Ensures accuracy and timely posting of accounting entries, closing of books, reporting to Group Finance.
Support Business Finance Team in preparation of monthly management & Board reports.
Ensures monthly validation of Financial data for Group consolidation in BPC.
Ensures compliance to Group policies with respect to Debtors ageing provision.
Provides daily Business support for Creation and retirement of Fleet Assets.
Ensures monthly reconciliation of Fleet vehicles between Carpro & SAP systems.
Ensures monthly reconciliation of Euro swap accounts with Hertz international.
To be successful, you should have a qualification in Professional accounting, ideally from motor trade background. Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in a large organization. You must be commercially aware and knowledgeable of the industry having the ability to build and sustain relationships and think clearly and lucidly when under pressure. You should have an analytical mind able to quickly assess large amounts of information and be capable to resolve issues in an amicable manner being able to anticipate emerging trends and issues in the books of account and initiate appropriate action.
You must have high proficiency in advanced MS Excel and should have excellent spoken and written English, have a Kaizen approach, well organized and self motivated with the ability to communicate at all management levels, excellent presentation skills and exposure to ERP ( Preferably SAP) and SAP BW/ BPC. Arabic language would be an advantage.
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