RFS are currently managing a search for a client, within the Supply Chain and Logistics sector, whom are in the process of looking to recruit a Finance & Administration Manager (FAM).
About the role
This role shall have an oversight across the management and development of all accounting related activities, policies and reporting within the UAE business, in support of the CFO and their Regional Controller.
In conjunction, this position shall also take ownership across the administrative-related functions spanning business support, documentation, procurement and cost control/expense reporting. From a functional angle, the FAM will also be responsible for areas of bank account management, oversight of trade finance parameters, letters of credit and any bond related payments.
Accounting-wise, the FAM will have ownership across the finalisation of statutory accounting, including any consolidation, whilst also reporting P&L positions with any variance or management reporting commentary.
These accounting areas shall also extend to any VAT, and other Tax-based reporting, whilst also having responsibility for all payroll matter, accounts payable and an oversight of account receivable and collection processes.
This client is looking to recruit a junior to mid-level professional, whom is able to demonstrate a minimum of four years of experience, within a similar functional role geared across accounting, financial control and administrative support. The nature of the organisation shall place an emphasis upon sourcing a candidate from the Supply Chain industry within a UAE jurisdiction, allowing both ease of inception and any knowledge transfer. In conjunction, the client will look to pinpoint candidates with a demonstrable working knowledge of trade finance and all the related transactional and documentation processing.
Applicants shall also be required to hold a professional accounting and/or finance qualification (ACCA, CPA or MBA) to ensure strong control and governance backgrounds with an appreciation of commercial and/or business support policy and best practice within international markets.
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