Financial Analyst - Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Arena Group PLC

Arena Group PLC
Arena Group PLC
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

1 month ago

Ahmed Al-Mansouri

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Dubai, UAE Permanent

Position Description

Job Title:
Financial Analyst

Reporting Into:
Finance Manager

Direct Reports:


Dubai, UAE

Job Objective:

Utilizing hands-on accounting experience and an in-depth understanding of accounting principles and company practices. Perform complex accounting activities and financial analyses.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage accountants.
  • Manage tax audits and tax returns.
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance.
  • Facilitate and complete monthly close procedures/Manage the monthly financial close process, including ensuring all costs incurred are properly recorded, reviewing journal entries, account balance reconciliations, and report preparation.
  • Plan, assign, and review staff's work.
  • Primary responsibility is to prepare and review financial statements and supporting schedules.
  • Reviewing journal entries of junior accountants to ensure accuracy.
  • Training and mentoring junior staff.
  • Reconciliations including General Ledger and Balance Sheet.
  • Processing of accruals, prepayments, and subsequent journals.
  • Managing intercompany transactions and their reconciliation.
  • Cost reporting.
  • Approving journals.
  • Project profitability review (PC\PR).
  • Financial forecasting for the region.

Required Skills/Abilities:


  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good timemanagement skills.
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical, problemsolving, and decisionmaking skills.
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member and a diverse group of people.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.
  • Ability to meet a constant stream of deadlines.
  • Sound understanding of accounting principles.

Computer literate, ability to use Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel

Education and Experience:

  • Must be a certified Chartered Accountant/ACCA
  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Experience up to finalization of accounts.

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