At Jumeirah, we are committed toencouraging and developing our colleagues in world class environments. We valuediversity and provide equal opportunities, employing over 14,000 colleaguesfrom over 140 different countries including locations in Asia Pacific, CIS,Central Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, South America, Africa and the MiddleEast.
We want you to do well from thebeginning, so we’ll give you every chance to impress during the recruitmentprocess. We promise our colleagues a warm welcome and will help you feel partof our Jumeirah family from day one.
You can rely on us to support you as yousettle into your journey with us and make Jumeirah Your Place to Shine’.
Our Group & Corporate and DubaiShared Services teams are an integral part in delivering the Jumeirah Brandpromise. Based in our modern headquarters in Dubai Design District or in one ofour other key locations, we guarantee you will be part of a dynamic, committedteam of industry professionals with a passion for delivering the Companystrategy and efficiencies essential for our world class operation.
Aboutthe Role :
An opportunity has arisen for a FinancialController to join Dubai Shared Services in Jumeirah Group. The main duties andresponsibilities of this role :
Oversee the cost accounting process and make sure that all costsincurred by the SBUs are collected, classified, and recorded properly in orderto ensure the analysis of cost structures and the recommendation of areas ofimprovement to optimize SBU expectations.
Manage the General Ledger accounting process, through cross-referencingand quality assurance of general ledger entries, in order to ensure that thegeneral ledger represents a complete record of all the financial transactionsof the SBUs and that it is compliant with the relevant reporting requirements.
Oversee the preparation of the SSC’s legal financial filings, researchand document any technical accounting issues and assist with the monthlyfinancial statement close process in order to ensure all necessary legal andfinancial requirements are delivered as per Service Level Agreement (SLA).
Review intercompany and intra-company accounting processes, in order toensure that the right charges are allocated to the right accounts and that theprocess is compliant with corporate policies.
Manage the monthly reporting of the general ledger for the completeness,accuracy, timeliness and consistency in accordance with the SLA.
Ensure that processes, operations, systems, databases and informationsecurity are up to date and comply with proper accounting and legal principles,policies and procedures.
Serve as a liaison with Corporate Finance and implement the corporatefinancial reporting policy in order to ensure that all financial reports aresubmitted as per the set timelines and standards, allowing Corporate Finance tohave a global view of financial performance.
Collaborate with internal and external auditors during their annualaudits in order to provide any supporting information required and ensure thataudit requirements are met.
Manage the day-to-day operations of both the P2P and A2R Team providingguidance, encouraging teamwork and facilitating related professional workprocesses in order to achieve high performance standards and liaise withinternal and external parties at the appropriate levels to ensure smooth flowof operations.
Ensure compliance to all relevant Health, Safety and Environmentmanagement procedures and controls within a defined area of activity so thatJumeirah Group provides world class and luxurious hospitality services to itsguests.
Motivate the JSS Finance Team and contribute to the identification ofopportunities for participating in change initiatives, programmes and projectstaking into account best practices, improvement of processes and productivityimprovement
The ideal candidate for this position will have thefollowing experience and qualifications :
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent from anaccredited and renowned University
CPA, ACCA or equivalent accreditation
6 to 8 years of experience in finance, preferably with an internationalluxury hospitality company or a recognized blue-chip organization
Strong knowledge of accounting processes and policies, internal controland reporting standards
Good understanding of core hotelier operations and the luxuryhospitality industry
Strong accounting, financial reporting and financial analysis skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Strong interpersonal and communication skill
Aboutthe Benefits :
Weoffer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams (AED), the local currencyof the UAE. In addition, we offer generous F&B benefits, reduced hotelrates across our properties globally, excellent leave and health care packageincluding dental coverage, flights home, accommodation allowance, lifeinsurance, incentive programs, participation in a best in kind Savings Plan,children’s education assistance and other employee benefits making the roleattractive to high performers and any applicant looking for a career with oneof the most luxurious brands in the hospitality industry.