Aspen Holdings – Dubai
The Accountant is responsible to ensure the integrity of the entity’s accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, analyzing and reporting transactions for the region.
Prepare monthly financial reports (Opex/Income Statement/Ad-hoc reports) and provide variance analysis on the same.
Perform Monthly Balance sheet reconciliations to validate and get confirmation from other departments of entries in our books and validate the same.
Perform payroll reconciliation by liaising with Third parties (ADP & local HR)
Assist commercial management in validating/analysing the Opex numbers by sending draft versions to finance teams to validate, provide accruals and close off per timelines determined.
Ensure compliance with Company policies and approval frameworks
Responsible for maintenance and improvements in the MIS reporting process, leveraging automation and enabling accurate and faster in-depth data analysis.
Reporting financial figures for the month and year to group/accounting local GAAP and assist group/accounting local GAAP in the preparation of the Annual financial statements.
Update the SOPs/Accounting Guidelines to ensure they are in line with the defined WOW.
Complete monthly close procedure, timely and accurate submissions of internal management reports and Cognos submissions (including Budget Forecast & 5 year plans).
Assist in Internal and External Audits as required.
Posting of accounting transactions in the ERP accurately and in compliance IFRS
Complete tax reporting as per Group requirement on a monthly basis
Bachelor Degree – BCOM
Master’s Degree – MCOM/ACCA/CA – Professional qualification will be given preference
Doctorate Degree/ Multiple Masters – Professional qualification will be given preference
2-3 years – Worked in an MNC/ Pharma company/Audit firm, in a competitive environment, able to work under pressure, deadline driven.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages: proficiency in Microsoft Excel – Intermediate – Advanced
BI tool / Sap experience – An Advantage – Intermediate – Advanced
Planning and organisational skills
Responsibility & Accountability
Flexibility and tolerance for ambiguity
Capacity for and resistance to Stress
Perseverance and tenacity
Informal communications skills
Active listening skills
Technical / professional knowledge
Dealing with ambiguity Embrace Change
Contribute Special Expertise
Take Action with Integrity
Middle East – Dubai