DohaNo two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives.
Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get?
The chance to push the limits every single day.As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees.
You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas.
Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.
Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.The purpose of this job is to ensure business operational and financial control across Retail portfolio of Doha Festival City in order to provide the required operational and strategic decision support.
The Financial Controller will act as a Co-Pilot supporting the Retail portfolio heads in terms of analysis of market trends, control of financial performance, financial and management accounting, mapping and control of processes and procedures, liaison with internal and external audit, strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting.
Reporting to the General Manager- Doha Festival City Mall, the Financial Controller is responsible for leading the portfolio accounting and finance function on a day-to-day basis and for steering the strategic direction of the unit.
The ideal candidate would be commercially oriented, process-oriented, possess excellent staff & task managerial skills, natural leader, pay close attention to detail, ensure compliance with Laws and Policies and have analytical thinking skills.
Additionally this role will require knowledge and experience of IFRS, real estate operations, Doha real estate laws and guidelines.
To apply for this role , you must have the below : Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge : Post-graduate degree in commerce / accounting / finance.
Knowledge of management reporting and accounting systems is necessary.Accounting / Finance qualification (CPA, CA, CMA, CFA, CIMA,.
Minimum Experience : Minimum of 10 years of experience in the field of Finance and Accounting, out of which a minimum of 4 years in the Real Estate industry at a financial management position.
Experience in Real Estate / Construction / Project Management industries will be preferred.Job-Specific Skills : Well-versed in IAS / IFRS.
Well-versed in preparation of Financial Statements.Knowledge of Dubai Real Estate Laws, Guidelines, and directives is a desired skill.
Behavioural Competencies : Positive attitude, with ability to manage expectations of the various stakeholders of the Retail & Commercial portfolio.
Ability to lead portfolios with constant motivation towards the next level of success.Ability to manage time appropriately, communicate effectively with team members and businessAbility to approach problem solving with simplicity and logic, and to present solutions on financial matters to non-finance professionals.
Ability to think holistically and understand the chain impact of financial transactions on the overall business.Ability to work under pressure without losing control over tasks assigned.
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