Finance Controller

Location: Dubai
Salary: AED 15,000 – 18,000
Job Code: 010/001/367
Industry: Manufacturing

Job Purpose:
This position is responsible for providing detailed and effective financial control of the various legal entities and offices of the business division that is spread out globally.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Detail and effective control - Follow up on the P&L and Balance sheet of each legal entity in the statutory book and BPM report on a monthly basis.
  • Regularly onsite / offsite check of the documents and the reports including B/S, and TB review.
  • Monthly calls with the local finance teams.
  • Controlling BPM reports of entities and providing regular reporting: monthly, weekly, risk assessment, SG&A, Capex, etc. to segment and Group.
  • Controlling & implementation of Group, Segment, and Business Division (BD) reporting guidelines.
  • Guidance and roll out of Group / Segment international accounting and controlling topics and ensuring the principles are effectively implemented in Business Process Management (BPM).
  • Update risks, managing financial information, monitoring ongoing business
  • Support the consolidation of the budget and multiyear plan of the entities.
  • Support BPM reporting and monthly and quarterly closing.
  • Support to worldwide sites including coordination of accounting and controlling.
  • Give instructions regarding accounting and controlling at the BD level.
  • Ensure that the deadlines and the quality of reporting are respected by the legal entities of the perimeter.
  • Take responsibility for transversal topics at BD level- Bonus plan, Costing, Pricing, Margin, Cost reports, Modeling, Bridge analysis, Capex, etc.
  • Working with Global Credit Insurance companies, Group Insurance teams, and Sites for renewal of policy, premium negotiation/calculations, Credit limit requests, and support to sites for local issues.
  • Consolidation of Credit risk & overdue report for BD including checking of accuracy and liasoning with sites for queries.
  • Consolidation of Forex transaction report, consolidation of actual & forecast of forex summary on a quarterly basis.
  • Follow up with sites for the Global Tax Compliance tool.
  • Tracking and management of sites IA report, Super Key control, Impairment testing, Stock Ageing, Slow mover analysis, etc.
  • Coordinating with Treasury & Segment for approval of LC, BG, Banking limits, renewal of guarantees/comfort letters, and Loans. Review of Banking lines utilization by sites.
  • Other topics: Computing Group Loyalty, Advance from customers, Management Committee (MC) & Business Areawise Review (BAR), PPT, Monthly Flash reporting, Weekly order book, Forecast accuracy, Excel Cubes.

Functional Relationships:
  • Relations with regional CFOs and controllers.            
  • Close contact with the Segment / Group controlling team in Luxembourg.
  • Flexibility to international communication: from Asia time to Americas time.
  • Strong autonomy.
  • Rigorous.

Job Requirements:
  • Preferred a qualified CA / CPA / MBA or equivalent.
  • 5 years or more relevant experience.
  • Accounting knowledge, IFRS knowledge.                                                 
  • Controlling experience.                                            
  • Strong analytical skills.                                                      
  • Advanced MS Excel/PowerPoint skills.                                                         
  • Ability to listen to others, reformulate, synthesize, and work as a team.
  • Helpful/obliging.
  • Pedagogic abilities.
  • Rigorous well-organized, reliable, ability to work in autonomy.
  • European / International language will be an asset.                                                  
  • Managing Big Data files, well versed with Excel Macros, and Power BI.

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