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Group Senior Accountant Job in United Arab Emirates
Bayut | dubizzle , United Arab Emirates

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1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Apr 14, 2021
Last Date
Jul 14, 2021

Job Description

As a Senior Group Accountant, you will be responsible to plan, manage and control the effective management of the EMPG Finance and Accounting function. You will oversee the financial control of the global finance hub and will own and coordinate the month end process and all general accounting activity for the Holding company, while also getting involved with the accounting of various of the group’s subsidiaries.

Additionally, you will also oversee the preparation and development of management and financial accounts and to provide high quality support and advice services to the Group Financial Controller.

Our Teams

Bayut amp; dubizzle, an EMP company, has the unique distinction of being iconic, homegrown brands with a strong presence across the seven emirates in the UAE. Connecting millions of users across the country, we are committed to delivering the best online search experience.

What you'll be doing:

  • Lead the execution of group month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing activities as per policie and procedures.
  • Oversee the day-to-day accounting processes ensuring that proper books of accounts are maintained for effective financial control in accordance with corporate standards and local statutory requirements.
  • Prepare a consolidated month end management reporting pack for the EMPG group.
  • Assist the Group Financial Controller in presenting reports to the Group Finance Director, Group CFO, Regional CFO(s), stakeholders, and board members.
  • Motivate group finance teams and identify opportunities for continuous improvement of financial and accounting operations and systems, processes and practices considering automation, international leading practices, improvement of business processes.
  • Monitor compliance with all regulations locally and regionally, manage the audit process globally and develop strong relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Work closely with other members of the Finance team, such as the Finance teams within each respective business unit, Business Partners and Systems Accountant, in the provision of support to business colleagues.
  • Manage the development of financial controls and systems within the Finance department.


  • Fully qualified accountant (CPA/ACCA or equivalent)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 5 years’ accounting and financial reporting experience in a corporate organisation
  • Experience of interacting with external auditors / Big 4 audit experience
  • 1-3 years Corporate and Group consolidation experience
  • Detailed understanding of IFRS
  • Detailed knowledge of using Sage ERP
  • Ability to operate effectively with people at all levels of the business
  • Organizational and accounting skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Proactive and result driven


  • A fast paced, high performing team.
  • Multicultural environment with over 35 different nationalities
  • Competitive Tax-free Salary
  • Comprehensive Health insurance
  • Annual Air Ticket Allowance
  • Employee discounts at multiple vendors across the emirates
  • Rewards amp; Recognitions
  • Learning amp; Development

Job Specification

Bayut | dubizzle

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