Job title: Finance Executive (Arabic Speaking)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Dubai, UAE
Job published: 2023-05-24
Job ID: 32601
Contact name: Lauren Davies
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Job Description


Finance Executive (Arabic Speaking) needed for a Global Digital Solution company.

Location – Dubai, UAE

Salary 8,000-12,000 AED/month



  • Degree with a specialization in Finance, Accounting, or a related field/ Internationally recognized Professional Accounting Qualification
  • At least 3-5 years of professional experience in general accounting roles covering general ledger, accounts payables/receivables, bank reconciliation, reporting, and other elements of accounting/finance
  • Fluent working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) with advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience working with ERP systems (SAP, Sage, etc) and planning & reporting technologies (Hyperion, BIW, One Stream, etc.)
  • Proactive and consistently demonstrates initiative, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret data
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management and internal stakeholders
  • Ability to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and nonfinance managers
  • Fluent in English and Arabic and having command over other regional languages will be an added advantage
  • Frequent travel within the region (40 – 60%) and intermittent international travel, as required

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define, contribute to and execute the country financial strategy and direct all financial operations through effective structuring, planning and development to increase performance and facilitate growth in line with the organizations and regions strategic and growth objectives
  • Bank transactions captured and reconciled. Month end to be submitted to Financial Controller for review and sign off
  • Processing of petty cash and reconciliation of petty cash
  • Processing and managing payments
  • Accruals - prepare file based on creditors reconciliation and other info on hand, ready for review by Finance Controller
  • Releasing of accruals when required, as actuals are processed
  • Journals entries for accruals, prepayment expensing, bonus provisions, etc after approval by Finance Controller
  • Balance sheet clearing account maintenance/reconciling and keeping up to date


  • Ensuring correct allocation of OPEX based on business approach
  • Rydoo expense reports management. Review/approval/decline/Returning of expense if not correct. Payment of expenses
  • Reconciling and preparation of Balance sheet accounts open items working papers/file for submission to the Finance Controller for sign-off/review (Inventory, Accruals, Prepayments, AR/AP)
  • Check and confirm all Intercompany (ICO) transactions and monthly balances

Statutory & other functions:

  • Ensure that all financial matters within the department are in accordance with legislation and ethical accounting practices (IFRS)
  • Perform other duties as requested by the line and functional managers

About the Role:

The Finance Executive is responsible for and has overall responsibility to execute all end-to-end accounting processes and transactions ensuring the accuracy, consistency and timeliness of all accounting tractions are executed while providing proactive reporting to the Finance Controller.