Financial Controller

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Job ID: 340923000003608010  |  Industry: Technology  |  Posted Date: 05-01-2019

Our client, a well funded startup based in the UAE leveraging leading technologies in blockchain, smart contracts and cryptocurrencies to add value to companies is seeking a Financial Controller. The Financial Controller will be responsible for  overseeing day to day financial and accounting activities across multiples offices and geographies. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a promosing start up and be part of impacting future business using leading technologies.

The Financial Controller will be responsible for the following
  • Managing annual audit review and tax preparations, creating and maintaing financial models,
  • Overseeing all global accounting functions and ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
  • Set KPI on controlling systems across departments, develop tools for automation and monthly reports, and present to leadership team
  • Work with leadership to create business cases and forecast financial impacts, including setting revenue and profitability strategy

Candidate Requirements
  • 5-8 years of experience working in an accounting/finance function preferably in financial services/technology companies
  • Should possess strong accounting certifications such as CA, CPA, ACCA, CMA
  • Strong knowledge of automated accounting / bookkeeping / auditing systems across countries and different entities preferred
  • Experience in creating business plans and financial models
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting or equivalent practical experience
  • Passion for or knowledge of the blockchain and cryptocurrency space


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