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Group Financial Controller 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 Group Finance Controller, you will lead and mentor the finance and accounts team, while working closely with Management to ensure seamless operations in day to day functioning as well as periodic reporting, planning and performance management of teams as well as business units.

You'll be working with the Group Chief Financial Officer and Regional Chief Financial Officer and their teams to manage and maintain Group financial accounts.

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:

  • Manage accounting environment and financial reporting.
  • Align management financial reports with business strategy to provide the insight and transparency necessary to affect positive change and drive decision making.
  • Develop and implement tool sets and reports that support business needs.
  • Recommend/support all system developments impacting accounting and reporting processes.
  • Develop and recommend accounting control strategies to establish and manage financial policies, processes and procedures, and records.
  • Manage the Company’s cash position, banking, and investment accounts.
  • Provide guidance and advice to executives, managers, and staff on financial matters.
  • Direct responsibility for completing the financial audit from external audit relations, audit planning, provision of information to auditors, reviewing auditor reporting and presenting the financial report for internal approval.
  • Manage VAT reporting and regulatory compliance for Group companies.
  • Identify and drive required business improvements.
  • Operates technology and/or shared services that increase operating efficiency.
  • Manage Monthly reporting process to senior management and external shareholders.
  • Group cash management and forecasting and assisting with analysis for future fund raising.
  • Assisting with any Mamp;A activity internally.
  • Overseeing Group financial accounts and consolidating group operations on a monthly basis.
  • Help to maintain controls and processes in a rapidly growing business


  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Finance or Accounting.
  • Accounting qualification designation: Chartered Accountant program preferred.
  • 10+ years of post-qualification direct experience in an accounting, auditing or finance role.
  • Significant knowledge and experience with operational and financial reporting.
  • Strong cash flow management skills
  • Superior organization skills. The Controller has to keep up with a lot of information from multiple interconnected sources.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills to evaluate alternatives and provide recommendations on business and accounting issues.
  • Strong influence and negotiating skills to ensure compliance with policy and the delivery against plans and targets.
  • Proficiency with MS Office with knowledge of SAGE software advantageous.


  • Able to relay difficult, dense information to Management in a precise and easy to understand way.
  • Ability to manage and mentor the finance/accounts and admin team.
  • Solution and process focused with a high level of ethical principles
  • Team player with strong communication skills both oral and written.
  • Relationship management across departments and with external audit, tax authorities and others is crucial.
  • A passion for details and an ability to use judgement in explaining them to various audiences


  • 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

Information Technology and Services - Dubai, United Arab Emirates