Finance and Administration Manager Dubai UAE

Position: Finance and Administration Manager

Date posted: 2019-07-12

Industry: Consulting group

Employment type: Full Time

Experience: minimum 5 year experience

Qualification: Degree qualified in Finance or Economics

Salary: AED 10000 to 20000

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Company: Inhabit


Inhabit is a unique, multi-disciplinary team of professionals who are passionate about making a positive contribution to our built environment. We are a collective of experienced architects, designers, engineers amongst other professions who work both independently and in partnership to form a holistic approach to the services that we offer. We believe that our respective areas of expertise can be integrated to allow seamless interdisciplinary synergy to create buildings that are more relevant to our evolving society.

We have an exciting opportunity for a finance and administration manager to join our Dubai office, direct reporting to the Regional Manager, UAE and the CFO. The Finance and Administration Manager, Middle East (FA Manager) is responsible for operation controls in finance and administration, ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting. Supervising a small team of FA staff across multiple locations, this role is accountable for the smooth and efficient functioning of the region’s finance and administration management.

If you have significant experience in a similar role with the proven ability to work to strict deadlines and deliver high quality and accurate results, then this is the position for you. You will also be a highly effective and organized communicator with a well-developed knowledge in local legislation requirements. You will be able to multi-task and demonstrate a continuous improvement mindset to systems, processes and other internal controls.

The FA Manager’s key responsibilities and functions include, but are not limited to:

Responsible for debts collection and reporting

Budget creation and monitoring in cooperation with the Regional Manager and other senior team members

Preparation and coordination of financial monthly, quarterly closings and reports with CFO, preparing and analyzing monthly financial reports for management

Monitoring project revenue forecasts, cash flow and expenditures, coordination of quarterly reporting and annual financial statements (e.g. p&l, balance sheets)

Coordinating the company’s external financial audit, supervise payroll, tax submissions and government filing, controlling purchase requests, invoices and reimbursements

Overseeing all payments and preparing daily payments, support team with financial reports, invoices and payment requests

Coordinating and reviewing consultancy agreements, reviewing staff contracts, coordinating permits/visas ensuring timely renewals and follow up of official documents and legislative compliance

Overall responsibility for logistical and operational processes including legal and insurance obligations, IT, internet and phone systems, HR functions and occupational health and safety

Other office management functions, Keep up to date with any legislative changes

Ideally a minimum 5 years’ experience in relevant positions including direct responsibility for managing staff and organizational budgets

Degree qualified in Finance or Economics or similar, or equivalent substantial experience, professional qualified accountant

Sound local knowledge and experience of financial management & control rules and practices applied in the Middle East

Strong knowledge of accounting systems (SUN Information system an advantage), experience and knowledge in payroll an advantage

Committed, proactive, adaptable and highly organized, deadline driven and achievement oriented, demonstrate leadership qualities, hands-on approach with a can-do attitude, excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)

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