Assistant Finance Manager

Salary: 20,000 to 22,000 AED per month

Location: Dubai

An experienced manufacturing cost accountant (Manager level) is required for our client in Dubai.  This role would see you overseeing a team of 6, and reporting into the Head of Finance, acting as his ‘number 2’.  Only qualified accountants who have worked extensively in manufacturing will be considered


  • Oversees the general accounting operations, developing effective standards and systems
  • Ensure financial and accounting information is accurate and produced on time
  • Prepare, verify and record journal vouchers and ensure entries are booked under appropriate accounting heads for all company transactions
  • Reporting of accurate and up to date records of all financial transactions
  • Ensure monthly closing of the financial books
  • Participate in yearly budget
  • Prepare and consolidate financial statements such as the Trial Balance, Profit and Loss statement and Balance Sheet
  • Submit monthly variance report
  • Contribute to the development of financial policies & procedures
  • Provide advice to the Management on the potential implications of proposed changes in accounting rules/policies and legislation/government rules
  • Participate in the period end stock, take and physical verification program
  • Monitor all the CAPEX procurement
  • Ensure the assets procured are capitalized with correct cost
  • Analysis of manufacturing costs and prepare periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • Preparation of the official annual report of actual revenues, transfers, and expenses
  • Liaise with the other departments including production, in order to obtain information on order status and to ensure that invoicing is undertaken at the appropriate time
  • Responsible for the development of key financial performance measures for the organization
  • Develop insurance policy to ensure adequate coverage of risk to protect the assets of the company.  Send monthly declaration to Insurance companies to cover all assets
  • Liaise with the external Auditors regarding statutory audits
  • Manage the effective achievement of team objectives through setting individual objectives, managing performance, developing & training staff


  • Our client is looking to diversify the team – they encourage females and  European, African, Arabic, CIS nationals to apply
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting
  • Qualified accountant (CA, ACA, ACCA, CPA)
  • At least 10-12 years of financial experience in a manufacturing industry
  • Expert knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards
  • In depth knowledge of financial/ERP systems (ideally Oracle)