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VP - Corporate Controller

A Fast Growing Company in the Region / Dubai, UAE

Business Type: Client Side
Category: Transportation Services
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full Time
Job Ref#: JP4136

Posted: 04 Sep 2018
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Crystal Mascarenhas
Delivery Consultant


The Client

Our client is one of the fastest growing companies located in Dubai, UAE. They want to help build a world-class institution from the region, experience the thrill of being part of a high-growth technology company, and improve people’s lives.

  • Accelerate delivery of high quality, consistent, accurate, real-time financial data across the company footprint, and optimize business processes to minimize leakage.
  • Lead the quality standards for financial reporting of the shared economy in the region, shaping accounting and tax policy with respect to an eventual public listing
  • Scale high quality operational systems to minimize leakage, improve accuracy and accelerate delivery of insights


  • Team: Work closely with the group financial controller to attract and motivate a world-class team of accounting and tax professionals
  • Develop high quality technical policy, specifications and documentation of all the company accounting policies including GL, AR, and AP
  • Drive adoption of standardized accounting practice across all locations
  • Lead regulatory reporting and tax policy creation to establish an optimal base of documentation and compliance for a public listing on global markets
  • Strengthen business processes to monitor, maintain and enhance internal controls of financial data and reporting across our footprint
  • Publish high quality, accurate and speedy financial reports in real time (currently monthly) across the business
  • Lead treasury and cash management yield and risk management strategy and execution


Skills and Experience

  • Top level technical certifications and assurance oriented Big 4 professional service experience in tax and accounting
    Deep experience with financial reporting with system generated data, and internal controls to ensure integrity of the reports
  • Team/function building and leadership experience is a must as are strong verbal and written communication skills including managing persuasive presentations to senior management
  • Demonstrated Corporate Controllership or CAO experience in a company preparing for global listing, ideally on NYSE

We are looking for someone

  • Who has led a company though an international listing ( NY or London)
  • Strong experience in IFRS and GAAP
  • The ability to implement process change/business transformation
  • Strong technical background in audit, accounting and reporting
  • Ideally with the Big 4 Consultancy background

**Kindly note that due to the number of applications we receive, we will be in touch only with successful applicants within seven days**

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