Finance Manager

Finance - CA(SA) - UAE (Dubai Office)

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Job Description

The following outlines your key responsibilities & duties inclusive of the skill set required of this role. As your career progresses within Travelstart we expect you to grow and develop in your role. Any major changes in your Job Description will be consulted with you where after necessary changes to job description will be made. Your Job Description combined with your Key Performance Areas/Indicators will provide you with a robust guide of your expected level of performance.

Purpose Of Role

The Finance Manager will be overall responsible for the accounting functions in the UAE, and will be based in the Dubai office. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, Financial accounting and bookkeeping, including financial accounting aspects of Travelstart internal systems and technology.

Responsibilities

  • Performance of financial controls specified by Head Office
  • Monthly management accounts for local office and head office reporting purposes
  • Daily/monthly bookkeeping entries in accounting software program and preparation of Trial
  • Balances, Income Statements and Balance Sheets
  • Reconciliations (BSP, LCCs and third ticketing parties, bank and cash, ticket matching, refunds, commissions, TCC system reports to GDS)
  • Weekly reporting (cash flow, sales reports)
  • Banking
  • Debtors/creditors where relevant
  • All payments (including but not limited full BSP/partner payment responsibility, payroll, suppliers)
  • Petty cash
  • Preparation of statutory returns (payroll documents)
  • Local entity accounting and staying abreast of all local requirements (accounting, tax, legal, new VAT regulation)
  • Relationship management (bank, merchants, consultants, auditors)
  • Company secretarial duties if required
  • General administration and filing

Skills Requirement

  • Ideally a Chartered Accountant
  • Relevant accounting qualification
  • Proven bookkeeping experience, particularly with BSP and general office
  • Preferably experience with QuickBooks/Pastel Accounting software / applicable local accounting
  • GDS experience is beneficial

Personal Competency Requirements

  • Flexible, efficient, detail-oriented
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set
  • Effective communication skills
  • Fluent in English (written and verbal)
  • Previous travel and e-commerce experience is a plus


To apply for this awesome opportunity please send us your CV (maximum 3 pages), to: recruitme@travelstart.com
When Applying - It is a real "plus" if you send us a 3min MAX video recording of who you are, Why you are the best candidate for the role and why you are interested in the role!’
Please include a copy of your academic certificate and transcript (marks).
The reference for this opportunity is “Finance Manager UAE (Dubai Office)” please insert this into the subject line of your email application.
Any applicants not meeting the minimum requirements will not receive a response. Please note that we reserve to right to amend, freeze the role or not hire. The final appointment will be at the discretion of Travelstart. Good luck!

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