Jackie Hernandez
Wednesday 03, Apr 2024

Chief Accountant 

TAG AE Recruitment

Abu Dhabi, - United Arab Emirates - 13k to 18k (AED) - Per Month

10 Years Morning Shift Full-Time

Job Details

Career Level:
Senior Executive (CEO, President, etc.)
10 Years
Required Qualification:
Requires Traveling:
13000 - 18000 AED
Salary Type:
Per Month
Total Vacancies:
chief accountantfinancial operationsfinancial reportingstandardsifrsaccounting functionscomplianceimportexport documentationfacilitiesleadership skillsteamleadprocessrevenue recognitionreportingexportcustomstraderegulationscreditclosingactivitiespreparationaccountingcost managementleadershipanalytical skillsinterpersonal skills


We are seeking a highly experienced Chief Accountant to oversee our financial operations. The ideal candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of financial reporting standards, particularly IFRS 15, and extensive experience in managing various accounting functions, including VAT compliance, import/export documentation, letter of credits, and bank facilities. This role requires strong leadership skills to manage a team of subordinates effectively.

Key Responsibilities:
* Lead the financial reporting process, ensuring compliance with IFRS 15 and accurate revenue recognition using the percentage of completion method.
* Oversee all aspects of UAE VAT compliance and reporting.
* Manage import and export documentations, including customs clearance and trade regulations.
* Handle letter of credits and bank facilities, including managing credit lines and negotiating terms.
* Lead month-end closing activities, including reconciliations, financial statement preparation, and ensuring timely reporting.
* Supervise cost center accounting and allocations to optimize cost management.
* Utilize job costing knowledge to track project expenses and profitability accurately.
* Monitor project cash flow and provide insights to support decision-making.
* Liaise with auditors and facilitate audit processes to ensure compliance and transparency.
* Previous experience in contracting or fabrication industries is a plus.

Qualifications and Skills:
* Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; CPA or equivalent qualification preferred.
* Minimum of [X] years of experience in a senior accounting role, with a focus on financial reporting and compliance.
* Extensive knowledge of IFRS 15, UAE VAT regulations, and import/export procedures.
* Proficiency in managing letter of credits, bank facilities, and credit lines.
* Strong experience in month-end closing activities and financial statement preparation.
* Excellent understanding of cost center accounting, cost allocations, and job costing methodologies.
* Leadership experience, including managing a team of subordinates.
* Advanced analytical skills with attention to detail.
* Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.
* Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
* Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

Job Specification

Jackie Hernandez (Recruiter) is in search of talented and motivated individuals for the post of Chief Accountant in the field of Accounting/Auditing in one of their office located in Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates. The ideal candidate should have ifrs 15, uae vat qualification and atleast 10 years of experience. The position require chief accountant, financial operations, financial reporting, standards, ifrs, accounting functions, compliance, import, export documentation, facilities, leadership skills, team, lead, process, revenue recognition, reporting, export, customs, trade, regulations, credit, closing, activities, preparation, accounting, cost management, leadership, analytical skills, interpersonal skills mandatory skills. This is a Full-Time morning shift job.Salary vary between 13k to 18k (AED) per month depending upon skills and years of experience candidate got.

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