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13/06 Sheeja Mathew
Assistant Manager at Porter

Views:1211 Applications:169 Rec. Actions:Recruiter Actions:1 - Manager - Finance (6-8 yrs)

Dubai/Middle East/Overseas/International Job Code: 1110124

Manager- Finance

- Expert in accounting operations, processes, tax and statutory dues for UAE

- Go-to person for any financial advice

- Understanding of prevailing tax regime, both Direct and Indirect

- Partner to the Business teams and holding company personnel

- An enabler and hustler who empowers the operations team, and can structure transactions so that they are legally compliant and commercially viable

- Helps in creation of Annual Operating Plan and tracking it subsequently

- Guide and coach of the accounting and finance team in UAE

- Go-to-person to the Board for reporting financial performance and plan

- Contacts with professionals from consultancy firms so as to be able to seek quick guidance on informal as well as on a formal basis


- Managing the Accounts, Tax and Finance functions of the entity

- Full ownership of all finance related activities of the entity

- Overall responsibility for maintaining up-to-date books of accounts on a T+2 working basis

- Build & lead the team of professionals in business finance, accounts receivables, accounts payables and overall book-keeping

- Empower procurement and operations teams by ensuring that all vendor payments are done on a timely basis

- Track business plan and identify gaps / deviations ahead of time

- Set-up and own finance processes that are high on integrity and control

- Publish monthly, quarterly and annual MIS on T+5 basis

- Lead internal, statutory audit and diligence effort and ensure zero negative qualifications / observations

- Be the single point contact for managing direct and indirect taxes of the UAE subsidiary

- Automate accounting and financial processes to minimize scope of error / fraud

- Manage working capital to ensure sufficient liquidity

Qualifications & Skills:

- CA / MBA or equivalent professional qualification in finance

- 6 to 8 years of Overall experience, of which 3 years in managing Finance & Accounts UAE is mandatory

- Practical experience of handling tax, payroll, ESR and other compliances in UAE

- Ability to hire, lead and manage a team of 2-3 high performing individuals

- Strong communication skills

- High on integrity and strong bias towards facts / data-based decision-making

- Positive attitude, problem-solving nature and hands-on approach to work

- Flexibility to find solutions and structuring transactions in a compliant fashion

- Maturity to address Board-level requirements and communication

- Knowledge & experience in ERP systems, Tally will be an added advantage

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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