Accountant (X2)

Job posted on Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at 8:22 pm

AF25815 – Accountant (X2) | Al Futtaim Shared Service Finance

Department: Services
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 28-Feb-2017
Al-FuttaimEstablished in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia, East Africa and Europe.

Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after sales support.

Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.

The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.

Financial Services

Al-Futtaim is a trusted name in the financial services sector with over 30 years experience in the UAE.

Al-Futtaim’s financial services sector operations include 11 companies operate in 5 countries.

About the Position: We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Accountant to join the Al Futtaim Shared Service Finance team.  The role will be based from Dubai and will report into the Manager – Shared Service, Finance.

It is the responsibility of the Accountant to release Sales Orders; oversee credit insurance management; MIS reports and Analysis with proper highlights; to maintain the customer master,  to open customer codes after review appraisal of customers credit worthiness; the posting of credit notes towards rebates, promo support and trade discounts; dealer documentation update and sending regular updates to business for expired trade license; to liaise with treasury for remittances and posting entries; to send Dunning notices to customers for overdue payments; to send regular balance confirmations requests alongside updating the status / reconciliation of customer accounts; to send statements to customers as per their request and the preparation of reconciliations; to co-ordinate with the Business regards matching and clearing; periodic credit review and the appraisal of customer accounts; the submission of documents to the HR and Admin department for police action against customers; routine balance confirmation and reconciliation of customer accounts.


About You: Candidates must have a Degree in Accounting and a minimum of 2 years experience. A high attention to detail is required

Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.
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