Finance Manager

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Job Description

Job Description
No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.

As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.

Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.


As a member of SSF management team– To support the GM-AFSS/AGM and to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures with major emphasis on (a) Quality of Financial books (b) periodical books closing and reporting (c) IFRS compliance (d) General Ledger Reconciliations & Review (e) Audit and Tax compliance


Financial accounting
General Ledger reconciliations & Schedule Review
Reconciliation of GL Accounts, preparing ‘action-triggering’ schedules and taking timely action to resolve any issues
Lead and Facilitate Monthly / Quarterly / Annual books closing
Audit & Tax: Lead and guide the smooth completion of Annual/Semi Annual Audit and Ensure the Tax and Legal Compliance
Insurance: Review of insurance coverage and ensuring the Insurance compliance
Bank/Cash: Review of Bank Accounts and Cash Clearings and ensuring the timely completion
Intercompany and Intercompany: Review of all Intercompany and Intra company transactions and Balances, ensuring the accounting and settlement is completed appropriately and reconciled
Job holder is required to interact with GM/AGM– AFSS; Location Managers and Divisional Heads – requires good communications skills
Understanding of systems (SAP and Policy / Procedures) is crucial both for determining applicability and relevance as well as for designing verification procedures and processes that are meant to highlight exceptions


Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:

Must be a UAE National (with family book)

Chartered Accountant (or similar qualification)
Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate and interact well

Minimum Experience:

7-9 years of similar experience, with a good knowledge of ERP systems.
Job-Specific Skills:

Good accounting (IFRS) knowledge
Preferably worked with Big4 audit firms
Process oriented
Well organised
Excellent communication skills
Team player
Should possess a good knowledge of excel and have prior experience in working with large databases. presentation skills
Exposure to ERP. (Preferably SAP) and SAP BW/ BPC