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Financial Controller - Madinat Jumeirah

UAE - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Madinat Jumeirah
UAE - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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About Jumeirah

At Jumeirah, we are committed to encouraging and developing our colleagues in world class environments. We value diversity and equal opportunity, employing over 10,000 colleagues from over 90 different countries including locations in Asia Pacific, CIS, Central Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

The Madinat Jumeirah is a magnificent tribute to Dubai's heritage and is styled to resemble an ancient Arabian citadel.  With two grand boutique hotels, courtyard summer houses, a traditional souk, Talise Spa, the region's leading conference and banqueting center, unlimited recreational facilities and the superlative Talise Fitness this combines to make the Madinat Jumeirah the most fascinating Resort in the world.

About the Role

Due to an internal promotion an exciting role has arisen in the Finance department at Madinat Jumeirah Resort for a highly motivated individual. The main purpose of this position is responsible for the day to day operation of the finance department which includes budgeting and forecasting

You Main Duties will be:

  • Responsible for ensuring the financial planning, budgeting and forecasting of the resort is completed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Ensures that end of month is completed on an accurate and timely basis and that all reporting deadlines for stake-holders are met.
  • Drive monthly P&Ls meetings within the Resort.
  • The main point of contact for the department with Jumeirah Shared Services
  • Oversees the Group AR and credit card functions remaining on property
  • Attend the monthly credit meetings and work with Jumeirah Shared Services to ensure credit control is maintained.
  • Produce and analyze the ROI projections on special projects.
  • Manages the Annual Internal and Government Audits as well as compilation of any associated reports.
  • Responsible for the compilation of the bi-annual and annual Financial  statement and Group reporting pack for External Auditors
  • Administrational
  • Adhere to Jumeirah Finance directives.
  • Ensure that all members of the finance team are trained and kept up to date with relevant Finance Directives and relevant Resort policies and Step By Steps.
  • Operational

    • Work closely with Heads of department to ensure that Financial goals are delivered and provide full support and  financial awareness  through training.
    • Ensure that project deliverables are completed on schedule and documented.
    • Develop and maintain effective working relationship with external and internal customers
    About You

    In order to be considered for this role, you will have gained a Bachelor Degree in Business or Hospitality Industry, desirable in Accountancy or Finance. You would possess Financial / Operational Analysis skills, preferably Hotel Operations. Moreover, you would have rich Finance experience in large business operations.

    Extensive computer experience in  Sunsystem, Hyperion and Opera is desired whilst Advanced MS excel skills is required. Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English.

    You will have good administration, communication, time management and organizational skills, as well as the capability to multitask and strong attention to detail. You will also be a team player with effective analytical skills. Your interpersonal and customer service ability will be excellent.

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