Senior Accountant

Page Personnel
10 Oct 2018
24 Oct 2018
Professional / Specialist
Accounting, Finance
Energy, Oil & Gas
Contract Type
English, French
  • Exciting opportunity to work with an Oil & Gas/Commodities trading business
  • Opportunity to work in a Global company that is starting up in Dubai

About Our Client

Our client is a World leading global energy trading group that operates in UAE, Switzerland and Africa. They function like an exciting start up in the UAE and are now looking for an experienced Financial Reporting Accountant

Job Description

Reporting to the Head of Accounts and the CEO/Partner of the Group, the Financial Accountant will be responsible to/for:

  • Preparation of Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss account and Cash flow statement at the end of the month
  • Assisting with analysis of monthly consolidated financial results and preparing analytical reports for management review
  • Liaise with the team in Geneva to monitor adherence to accounting policies and procedures, internal controls and GAAP
  • Working closely with auditors and dealing with audit queries
  • Performing various ad hoc processes and special projects as necessary
  • Assist with the preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Maintain communication with the company's major bank accounts
  • Provide requirements and support the design and implementation of new information systems to better streamline reporting, control costs, create accountability, and improve and reduce closing cycles

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate for this Financial Accountant role will have:

  • A significant relevant financial reporting experience in a trading sector.
  • Candidates with Professional Finance & Accounting Qualification (ACA, ACCA, CPA etc.) or ATT (Association of Taxation Technicians) will be preferred.
  • French speaking candidates who have previously interacted with key accounts in Africa will be highly favoured.
  • Only candidates who have performed a similar role in an Oil & Gas/Commodities trading business will be considered.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet pressing deadlines to successfully complete quarterly reporting duties.

What's on Offer

The successful candidate for this role will be offered a competitive monthly salary, all-inclusive of basic, housing and transport allowances.

Ref Code: MPFE25977Z