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VAC4476 - Finance Manager, Burj Trade

Division Finance
Location Odessa, Ukraine
Department DPW FZE DUBAI PORT INTL
Closing Date 20-Oct-2020
About the Business

We are the leading provider of smart logistics solutions, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services covers every link of the integrated supply chain – from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks as well as technology-driven customer solutions.

We deliver these services through an interconnected global network of 127 business units in 51 countries across six continents, with a significant presence both in high-growth and mature markets. Wherever we operate, we integrate sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship into our activities, striving for a positive contribution to the economies and communities where we live and work.

Our dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 56,000 employees from 54 countries are committed to delivering unrivaled value to our customers and partners. We do this by focusing on mutually beneficial relationships – with governments, shippers, traders, and other stakeholders along the global supply chain – relationships built on a foundation of mutual trust and enduring partnership.

We think ahead, anticipate change and deploy industry-leading technology to create the smartest, most efficient and innovative trade solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet.

About the Role

The job holder is directly responsible for the preparation of Burj Trade monthly, half yearly and annual financial statements and in the audit process. The job holder is also responsible for identifying and bringing in efficiency in financial reporting and in rectifying any areas of weaknesses in the reporting systems and processes. The job holder should be capable of analysing and identifying the figures reported by the various entities and should be capable of efficiently rectifying any issues. The job holder also has to ensure that adequate process controls are in place for ensuring the smooth consolidation of the accounts and periodical reporting of financial performance.

The job-holder should be up-to-date in International Financial Reporting Standards and local Accounting GAAP as applicable and educate all the users in implementing the same.

This job requires highly motivated and analytical individual who can work with within the framework of IFRS in generating accurate financial statements within strict reporting deadlines. The job holder should possess excellent analytical and problem solving skills, in addition to excellent communication and interpersonal skills. This job also requires individuals who can work efficiently to manage this very complex and demanding consolidation process.

Key Accountabilities

Directly responsible for preparation of consolidated financial statements on IFRS basis and local GAAP.

Responsible for reviewing and maintaining the accounts and reviewing and uploading financial data relating as applicable.

Responsible for specific review of revenue, other investments, cash and bank balances, and equity.

Responsible for the preparation of detailed analysis of the audited financials for internal review.

Maintain Intercompany balances file to ensure proper reconciliation and eliminations.

Cross-trained to handle all the job requirements of the consolidation team.

Preparation of month-end financial statement schedules (pre-close and post-close).

Responsible for carrying out Quarterly Balance Sheet reviews for all operating ports.

Responsible for reconciling IFRS reporting with Management reporting on a monthly basis.

Responsible for timely financial analysis and addressing of issues noticed within the framework of IFRS.

Deal with various Auditors in resolving their queries and assisting them in timely completion of audits.

Coordinate with DP World Head Office in respect of all accounting matters.

Assist Treasury department and Tax department relating to IFRS reporting and reconciliations.

Responsible for the management and leadership of an engaged team, promoting collaboration and ensuring that each is developed and evaluated against goals and objectives which are aligned, specific, measurable, attainable yet challenging, realistic and time bound.

Preparation and analysis of budgets and forecasts in co-ordination with HOD’s

Implement a robust Accounting system for the Business Unit in co-ordination with DP World – Oracle Fusion and be a functional lead support for all finance systems.

Co-ordinate and liaise with DPW Internal Audit for audits of the Business Unit and monitoring / reviewing actions for resolution of audit issues

Tax compliance monitoring and reporting for the BU

Implementation of Group Accounting, Reporting and Governance requirements during transition phase of any new businesses / acquisitions

Act as an ambassador for DP World at all times when working; promoting and demonstrating positive behaviours in harmony with DP World’s Founder’s Principles, values and culture; ensuring the highest level of safety is applied in all activities; understanding and following DP World’s Code of Conduct and Ethics policies

Perform other related duties as assigned 

Qualifications & Experience

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

  • Ability to work within strict time-lines and under pressure.
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting / Finance
  • Chartered Accountant / Certified Public Accountant is a must
  • At least 5 years of post-qualification experience in global/multinational organisation involving global consolidation of accounting function.
  • Prior experience in Big 4 auditing firm.
  • Working knowledge of ERP Systems such as Oracle Financials is preferable
  • Excellent communication skills in English.
  • Up-to-date knowledge in International Financial Reporting Standards
Other Information

The employment benefits package is reflective of the location for this position.

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