Senior Associate, Accounting & Reporting

Posted 14 June 2024
Salary US$550 - US$650 per day
LocationDubai
Job type Contract
Discipline Finance
ReferenceBHH5678_1718437017
Contact NameMarkJames Search

Job description

Our client, one of the worlds leading Internet Marketplace Platform companies, is currently hiring for a Senior Associate, Accounting & Reporting to to join their EMEA Reporting & Compliance Team.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the timely preparation and availability of financial statements to ensure compliance with CIT return deadlines.
  • Supervise and ensure the accuracy of journal postings, particularly those handled by junior staff.
  • Facilitate the provision of accurate and timely data for transfer pricing local files
  • Address discrepancies in intercompany transactions between GLs and issued invoices, ensuring proper documentation and booking.
  • Establish and enforce controls over journal entry postings, ensuring data provided to the team is thoroughly reviewed by senior accounting staff.
  • Develop and maintain a calendar for ongoing audits of financial statements, including expected timelines for audit report availability.
  • Take ownership of all accounting journals, including those related to tax, ensuring alignment with the tax team before postings are made.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact between the accounting team and the tax teams.

Responsibilities

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA/CA/ACCA/equivalent qualification preferred
  • Fluent in Arabic and English
  • 5+ years relevant professional experience
  • A strong understanding of fundamental accounting concepts, principles and tax
  • Team player, have ability to work independently and willingness to take on challenges
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate key information and status to stakeholders
  • Ability to interact with all departments and levels throughout our organisation
  • Excellent project and time management skills, ability to prioritise and multitask
  • Experience with Oracle R12 or another large scale ERP is preferred

This is an immediate start contract position for a minimum period of 6 months, which may extend up to 2 years.

This is an Independent contractor engagement and you would be responsible for paying all necessary taxes in-country.

Please apply online for consideration.