Job Purpose To ensure financial controls for Al Tayer Motors are defined, documented, implemented and maintained. To assist the General Manager Finance in maintaining an effective control environment and ensuring compliance with established finance policies and procedures as well as addressing process gaps and risks.
Key Responsibilities Strategic Responsibilities
Support development of the Al Tayer Motors finance function as part of the Al Tayer Motors finance leadership team.
Develop, reinforce and review of finance policies and procedures.
Ensure an effective compliance framework is in place including processes to identify instances of non-compliance and take corrective action to address them.
Align compliance and control approach with strategic priorities and risks of Al Tayer Motors
Identify risks by evaluating business activities, financial policies and processes and develop plans to control and mitigate each risk
Providing technical financial and accounting support to finance team and operational managers
Conduct regular internal reviews to assess the effectiveness of control design throughout the business as well as their application from a financial aspect.
Develop actions plans to address deficiencies including providing feedback and training to across the business, particularly at Management and Supervisory level.
Develop, apply and maintain consistent and effective policies and procedures for monthly and periodical closing process as well as leading the monthly reconciliation process for all the company balance sheet accounts in line with the established policy and best global practices.
Coordinate activity with external and internal audits
Follow up on agreed action plans from external and internal audit activity.
Support other finance functions in improving and implementing reporting tools and ERP systems.
Provide support for special projects involving control of expenditure reviews and business process improvements
Validate consolidated financial statements as part of IFRS compliance and management review and sign off process
Carry out risk assessments of finance and other functions including development of mitigating actions were required to reduce risks to a level acceptable to Al Tayer Motors
Keep up to date with IFRS and changes in accounting and external audit procedures
Develop suitable training material for finance and non-finance colleagues on the internal control objectives, approach and methodology to address specific training and development needs to fill compliance gaps
Qualifications and Experience
Post Graduate or Graduate in Accounting or Finance with a professional certificate (CPA, CMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent).
5 to7 years post qualification experience
External audit background / experience preferably with global audit firms
Prior experience in managerial / leadership role
Solid knowledge and experience in international accounting standards and IFRS.
Ability to work in a matrix environment and to influence others.
Should have good analytical, numerical and research skills.
Should have good organizational and planning abilities including the ability to deal with / work under pressure and tight deadlines.
Should be able to communicate effectively and have excellent negotiation skills.
PC Literate with good Excel knowledge and exposure to ERP solutions