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VAC4190 - P&O Marinas Finance Manager

Division Marine
Location Dubai, U.A.E.
Department P&O Marinas - DEP
Closing Date 04-Sep-2018
About the company

P&O Marinas is a DP World company established to develop world class locations for the mooring of yachts and the hospitality of their owners, captains, guests and the local residents. After the successful experience of Mina Rashid Marina (Dubai, UAE) where we offer berths for some of the world’s largest yachts, P&O Marinas extended its management and operations to four marinas in Dubai, located along the beautiful coast of Jumeirah.
Our ongoing focus is to expand beyond Dubai through the world creating lifestyle destinations for yachting enthusiasts, local residents and tourists, offering a wide range of amenities and services ranging from private and hotel accommodation, shopping centres, sailing and sports clubs to cruise terminals, for the benefit of communities and economies globally.

About the role

Based in Dubai at Mina Rashid office, the main purpose of this role is to ensure the Finance functions of the company is carried out in an effective and accurate manner with primary focus on maintaining proper books of account, preparation of budgets/ cash flows, timely financial reporting & smooth completion of external audits.

Key Responsibilities
  • To ensure completion of Month-end and Year-end Procedures and closing of accounts thereby ensuring financial accounting functions are effectively carried out on a monthly and yearly basis.
  • To prepare consolidated financial statements and timely reporting to Head office
  • To review the VAT or any other federal tax compliance and ensure timely filing of returns
  • To coordinate with external auditors to ensure smooth completions of mid-year and year-end audits and provide other relevant information and support as and when required.
  • To ensure budgeting and cash flow exercises are carried out on time and other Management Accounting Requirements thereby preparing consolidated budgeted financial results by analyzing various scenarios, costs and revenues. 
  • To prepare power point presentations for monthly accounts and budgets.
  • To assist with Systems Implementation & Other IT issues related thereby ensuring updated financial systems to meet financial requirements.
  • To conduct regular meetings and discussions with other business units and departments to identify and resolve financial issues.
  • To manage the overall sections of Finance function such as Receivables, Payables and Treasury to ensure proper recording of transactions, rectification of errors, if any, providing support & resolving issues.
  • To meet specific requirements as and when it arise which involves preparation of specific schedules, providing related party transaction details, variance analysis, providing other information & explanations.
  • Managing the Bank relationship to ensure the smooth functioning of the receivables and payables function
  • Setting up of the finance system for a new business unit within the umbrella of the businesses managed,
  • To support staff and helping them in sorting out various matters/issues as and when it arises thereby ensuring smooth running of finance function.
  • Providing periodic trainings to build skills of the team and updating the team with the relevant Accounting and auditing standards and reporting requirements
  • To recommend, develop and maintain financial data bases, computer software systems and manual filing systems to resolve accounting discrepancies.
  • To supervise and update the input and handling of financial data and reports for the company's automated financial systems.
  • Interacting with internal and external auditors in completing audits to develop the annual operating budget in consultation with departmental management.
  • Provide accounting policy orientation for new staffs thereby ensure a clear understanding of the accounting procedures for the new recruits.
  • Establish and maintain financial policies and procedures for the company
  • To ensure effective financial controls are in place across the organization
  • To carry out any other tasks assigned by Senior Manager – Finance
Qualification and Experience

In order to give credible support to the organisation and be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have the following experience, skills and qualifications:

 ·       CA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent degree, with 10+ years of working experience in a medium to large size organization, preferably in real estate industry.

·       High level capability of complex financial modelling development and financial evaluation.

·       High standard of communication and interpersonal skills, enabling communication at all levels within the business .

Remuneration and Benefits The employment benefits package is reflective of the market and location. A competitive salary package commensurate with the successful applicant's skills and experience will be offered .
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