AF22123 - Branch Accountant | Al-Futtaim Lexus

Department: AF Motors | Lexus
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 08-Jan-2016

Established 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.


Al-Futtaim is regarded as a pioneer in the region’s automotive industry. The company imported the first consignment of Toyota vehicles to the UAE and established Al-Futtaim Motors in 1955.

Al-Futtaim represents 44 automotive brands across 16 countries and encompasses every aspect of the business:

  • Passenger and commercial vehicles sales
  • Manufacturing agricultural vehicles
  • Construction equipment sales and service
  • Used car sales
  • Rental and leasing

Al-Futtaim Motors, Lexus

Al-Futtaim Motors occupies the pre-eminent position of the largest distributor of automotive products in the Emirates, and leads the rapid development of automobile business in the UAE, while continuing to contribute to Toyota's worldwide growth.

Today, Al-Futtaim Motors is synonymous with Toyota and Lexus, which enjoys undisputed leadership in the UAE in terms of the largest number of vehicles on the road. Besides Toyota, AF Motors also holds exclusive franchises for some of the world's top automotive products like Hino - Japan's leading heavy-duty vehicle manufacturer, Toyota forklifts and BT warehouse equipment.

About the Position:

As part of Al-Futtaim Automotive Lexus team this position will be based in Dubai, the main purpose of this role is to provide operations support to the Branch Manager and BUFM in relation to preparing financial feasibility analysis for operating company performance and business cases, with regard to specified key performance indicators, including balance sheet and working capital financials, submission of sales document, authorising release of vechicle customs certification (VCC) and sale letter, sales, credit customers including Government sales. This position will also provide support to business requirements, as needed, in the areas of finance, treasury, tax, analytical and commercial information and to ensure that the company financial policies and procedures are applied in the showroom with due diligence. 

About You:

To be successful for this opportunity, you should have Bachelor's Degree holder in Accounting preferably who has a Professional Accounting qualification are desirable but not essential ideally from Motor Trade with minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience having good knowledge on ERP systems.

You must have be commercially aware and knowledgeable of the industry with prior working experience in a multicultural organisation, good accounting knowledge, strong analytical background, working knowledge in MIS/ Management accounting, process oriented, capable to resolve issues in an amicable manner being able to anticipate emerging trends and issues in the books of account and initiate appropriate action.

High proficiency in advanced MS Excel skills is essential and excellent in spoken and written English is required for this role who is well organized with the ability to communicate at all management levels. Arabic language would be an advantage.  

Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.

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