Accountant - Al-Futtaim
We are currently seeking an experienced finance professional to join our Finance Shared Service Center in the capacity of Accountant – R2R
Overview Of The Role
As a member of R2R team – to support the ACCOUNTS Manager / Finance Manager on delivering
Robust, timely and accurate periodic book closing
Timely Preparation of GL schedules for Certification & Substantiation
Support an Effective / efficient R2R framework covering Close, Certify & Compliance activities
Ensure financial records are correct and support external audit.
Timely preparation and submission of Standard reporting / Management reports
Regular Trial Balance review and Balance Sheet substantiation.
Provide FS preparation support
Explore and support efficiency improvement initiatives by Identifying opportunities of Standardization & Automation of R2R processes
What You Will Do
Monthly Closing and GL Reviews
To monitor and control closing of books monthly with other FSSC teams and ensure recognition of robust financials within the group timelines.
Work for continuous improvement in monthly closing activities to ensure quality financials for business units.
Balance Sheet substantiation / Trial Balance Reviews
Carry out detailed review of key automotive accounts in Trial Balance and ensure substantiation of balances appearing against it.
Robust Record to Report process
Ensure / Support robust R2R process through
Standardizing the accounting process,
Regular key account reconciliations,
Improved Fixed Asset management,
Improve month-end process & related reporting.
Monthly Standard Management Reports
To prepare quality monthly management reports as per agreed templates / formats with comments for review with the Finance Manager / AGM Finance.
Support Business Finance Team in preparation of monthly management & Board packs by submitting standard reports on a timely basis.
Finance Function / Overseas support
Provide support for overseas entities by reviewing the current processes and sharing best practices and processes in improving the standards.
To coordinate external Audit of the automotive entity by providing relevant explanations and schedules to Auditors and ensure smooth completion.
Coordinate with other teams in FSSC and ensure that auditor’s requirements are being provided in a timely and accurate manner.
Support standalone FS preparation of Automotive entities in accordance with the governance form Group Finance / Divisional Controlling
Required skills to be successful
Exposure to ERP. (Preferably SAP) and SAP BW/ BPC
What equips you for the role
Bachelor’s degree in Finance/accounting or equivalent
At least 2-3 years relevant experience within a large organization