AF22693 - Senior Accountant | Al Futtaim Group Investment Management | Dubai, UAE

Department: AF Investment Management
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 22-Mar-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 Group Divisions include Al-Futtaim Travel, GMASCO, and shared services for IT, Finance and HR. Audit, Legal, Treasury and Investment Management are also managed at a Group level.

Al-Futtaim Investment Management

Al-Futtaim Investment Management Limited (AFIM) is a DIFC incorporated company wholly owned by Al-Futtaim Capital. AFIM has recently been authorized to manage investments by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA).

About the Position:

We are looking for experienced Senior Accountant responsible for the timely and accurate recording, verification and consolidation of business transactions, adhere as well as monitor the internal controls of the organisation in order to contribute to efficient and effective business decision making.

Reporting directly to the Finance Manager, you will be accountable for the accounting of revenue, expenses, financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting functions.

This role will be based in our DIFC Dubai office.

About You:

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a Post Graduate Degree in Commerce/Accounting/Finance with knowledge of Financial Management and Accounting Systems .  Professional qualifications (CA, CPA or CMA) in the field of accounting would be an added advantage.

4 - 6 years of relevant experience working in diverse teams, finance or real estate development/operations/projects environment experience will be preferred.

Advanced user in MS Excel and knowledge of ERP Financial software is required, SAP expertise is an advantage.

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.