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Accountant | Group Automotive| Dubaii, UAE

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Date: 15-Apr-2019

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 35938 

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

Job Description:

As a member of AFSS / Automotive team – to support the operations (Sales and After sales) – by (a) ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures with major emphasis on - cash control, sales accounting documentation, stock controls, Branch audit report compliance, day to day internal controls review and process improvements in Showrooms and Service Centers.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Cash  Controls-
  • Ensure accounting controls to ensure cash collections across all automotive business units are accounted correctly and timely deposited as per agreed procedures.



  • Sales Accounting and control-
  • Ensure sales process and  documentations are complete as per company procedures for all Finance / Cash / Credit / Inter and Intra company deals.
  • Ensure refunds are processed within the delegated authority and documentation and facilitate refund process in AFSS.
  • Check and validate all agreed check list before confirming passport release of branch staff as applicable.
  • Ensure adherence to document archiving procedures to protect company interest.



  • Branch Visit and Compliance-

Continuous visit   and review  of Automotive branches and   surprise checks  to  ensure

  • Adherence to Policy and procedures
  • Complete Documentation and Archiving process
  • Effective Cash Controls
  • Effective stock /Receivable controls.


  • Training-
  • Ensure on-going training of Cashiers / Branch Accountants Branch Accounts Managers on all issues related to Sales Accounting and related controls.
  • Devise and implement a training program for training of new joiners (Cashiers / Branch Accountants/ BAMs.)



Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

  • Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge: Degree in Accounting; Professional qualification will be an advantage.


  • Minimum Experience: 5-7 years relevant experience within a large organization in a supervisory level


  • Job-Specific Skills:
  • Conflict handling
  • Report writing
  • Able to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and the ability to work under pressure.
  • A high level of computer literacy in the more common applications
  • An analytical mind able to quickly assess large amounts of information and data.
  • Trouble shooting
  • Ability to build and sustain relationships in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to think clearly and lucidly when under pressure.
  • Able to talk to all levels of the organization.




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