• Senior Financial Analyst

    Location AE-Dubai
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/3/2018 4:02 AM)
    Job ID
    Souq.com FZ LLC
    Position Category
    Finance & Accounting
    United Arab Emirates
  • Job Description

    . Execute all the closing activities on a monthly basis in line with accounting policies and procedures to ensure transactions are recorded accurately and reflect the financial standing
    . Perform reconciliation of accounts in SAP, including recording of journal entries, accruals, and adjustments.
    . Preparation of various deliverables to support both internal and external financial reporting needs, including analytic commentary and the preparation of supplementary financial analysis for management and other stakeholders
    . Good understanding of IFRS / US GAAP and local GAAP requirements
    . Proper understanding about the process activities for transportation and related accounting treatments.
    . Leading review and maintenance of accounting policies to make sure compliance to the Group accounting policies, IFRS or US GAAP. Formulating technical position papers as required for policy changes.
    . Maintain the internal control procedures related to financial information systems, and suggest efficiency improvements where required.
    . Establish regular process and data quality Audits
    . Support on external and internal audit requirements including ensuring proper and timely disposition of process or system improvement recommendations.
    . Initiate projects or programs or actively participate on global initiatives relating to process improvements including automation and systems integration to ensure best practices are implemented.
    . Work effectively with leadership, technical and business teams as required.

    Basic Qualifications

    • High proficiency in Accounting standards (IFRS)
    • Strong know-how on business and accounting processes related to revenue accounting, receivables accounting and vendor payables.
    • Well-trained on spreadsheet applications
    • Highly analytical and detail oriented
    • Strong oral and written communication skills (English)
    • Good team player

    Preferred Qualifications

    Licensed CPA or Chartered Accountant
    . Minimum of 7 years experience in Accounting/Finance/Audit. Big 4 audit/accounting experience or multi-national company is preferred (minimum of 3 years).
    . Excellent analytical skills, a passion for metrics and figures, and the ability to get into the details, while also seeing and understanding the big picture.
    . Proactive, with strong ability to solve complex accounting and operational issues, with a “can do” attitude;
    . Deep knowledge of IFRS and strong understanding of statutory filings and related requirements.
    . Preferably with SAP/Oracle hands-on experience, has advanced knowledge in Excel (ex: Pivot, functions, formulae, Macros, etc) and good data analysis capabilities.
    . Strong communication skills both verbal and written. Fluent in business English.
    . Innovative and with project management skills.
    . Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects.
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