Chief Accountant

Full time @Addify posted 11 months ago

Job Description

About The Client

Our client is a Dubai-based international container shipping company specializing in transporting cargo. The company operates between the Far East, Middle East, Black Sea, and Indian subcontinent.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement financial systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Oversee the preparation of financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, and statements of cash flow.
  • Monitor and analyze financial performance.
  • Provide financial advice to company management.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulations.
  • Manage the accounting and finance staff.
  • Prepare and review budgets.
  • Perform internal audits.
  • Coordinate with external auditors.
  • Monitor and review current tax laws.
  • Prepare financial statements for presentation to the board of directors.
  • Evaluate new business opportunities and investments.
  • Negotiate with vendors and suppliers.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with financial institutions.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Accounting or similar field.
  • 8-10 years of similar role experience, ideally in the Shipping industry
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS
  • Experience with ERP- Microsoft Dynamics AX/ SAP/Oracle is preferred.
  • Proven ability to prioritize projects and initiate follow-through with meticulous attention detail.

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