Team Leader – Financial Services Jobs in Abu Dhabi – UAE at Khaltura

Title: Team Leader – Financial Services

Company: Khaltura

Location: Abu Dhabi – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Accounting, Finance


Team Leader – Financial Services – 6 month contract

Principal Responsibilities:

· Statutory Accounting & Reporting – leading and taking ownership of the monthly/quarterly/yearly reporting cycle and control environment

· Monthly Management Accounts – checking and validation of data submission from various real estate assets, carrying out various balance sheet reconciliations, preparation of monthly management accounts including P&L, balance sheet and cash flows along with necessary explanatory notes

· Operational Reports – preparation and/or checking of various operational reports such as rent roll etc.

· Interaction with Asset Managers, Leasing and FM Managers – interactions will be to ensure that accounting team has all the necessary information in order to prepare monthly and annual accounts

· Auditor Interaction – primary contact for external auditors

· Business Planning – coordination and preparation of the 5 Year Business Plan on a yearly basis, including liaison with project managers/investee companies and preparation of presentation for senior management

· Financial Planning & Analysis – monitoring of performance against budget including regular reforecasting and reporting variances and risks and opportunities in the forecast/budget to management

· IFRS Technical – research and resolution of technical accounting queries within the business unit and beyond

· Financial Decision Support – provide accounting/finance advice, analysis and support to project managers

· Financial Processes and Procedures – periodically review and improve the financial processes and procedures to ensure they remain relevant and effective

· Governance – maintain and strengthen internal controls and ensure compliance with group policies and procedures, including Procurement Policy and Delegation of Authority

Technical Competencies Requirements:

· Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA or other recognised accounting qualification

· 7 years post qualified experience within a professional finance environment

· Real Estate industry experience

· High standard of (numerical) presentation skills

· Experience of interacting with multiple asset/projects and finance functions

· Experience of working within a multi-cultural environment

· Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

· Advanced knowledge of other Microsoft office tools such as Word & PowerPoint

· Knowledge of Yardi, Hyperion Financial Management and Oracle.


Behavioral Competencies:

· Initiative – able to work independently with minimum supervision, make suggestions on best practice and improving current processes and procedures

· Problem solving – can think independently of creative solutions to problems

· Interpersonal skills – able to develop productive internal working relationships with colleagues at all levels

· Analytical – able to analyse large volumes of data and clearly present findings

· Teamwork – willingly cooperate with the others towards the same goals and objectives

· Communication skills – effective interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)

· Time Management – able to prioritize, plan ahead…


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