Careem is the leading technology platform for the greater Middle East. A pioneer of the region’s ride-hailing economy, Careem is expanding services across its platform to include payments, delivery and mass transportation. Careem’s mission is to simplify and improve the lives of people and build a lasting institution that inspires. Established in July 2012, Careem operates in more than 120 cities across 15 countries and has created more than one million job opportunities in the region .
Head of Accounting
Careem Accounting vision is to be the world class best in practice accounting function.
This role oversees all activities of the accounting and tax accounting departments and is involved in the supervision and management of general accounting activities, analyses, business partnership, and the maintenance of effective internal controls while ensuring statutory compliance in all accounting initiatives and a 100% accurate P&L.
The Head of Accounting must demonstrate exceptional leadership skills, having an ability to influence and lead a cross-functional team as well as senior business leadership. She/he must additionally embody/drive team philosophy, be a people person who forms strong bonds with other people and who inspires trust and confidence in both his peers, senior, and external partners, enabling the smooth execution of his duties.
The head of accounting must anticipate horizons of growth and step changes in function and have a keen eye for detail, works comfortably in a highly collaborative setting, has an ability to manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines, has strong business acumen, is very analytical and procedural, is highly organized, is a self-starter and proactive requiring minimal supervision, and demonstrates an ability to remain calm and composed during times of stress and uncertainty, inspiring the same in his team.
A Degree in Finance or Accounting. The equivalent of the same in practical experience is also acceptable. The candidate will also be better suited with CPA and further finance qualifications such as ACA, ACCA/FCCA.
At least 7 years of working experience in a leading accounting position within a fast-paced and dynamic position.
Must have a significant, successful, and proven experience leading a financial accounting department.
The candidate will demonstrate experience in tax management and have an ability to interpret complex financial information, translating that information into business planning, processes and risk management.
Must portray good communication skills. This is especially so for his collaborative role where the clear and concise conveyance of information to collaborative personnel will determine how effectively collaborative duties are executed.
Highly proficient in the use of financial software such as software such as Oracle Finances, Expensify, and JD Edwards
Experience in a TECH company is preferable.
…Oh, and also, we’re looking for someone who can take ownership, who is of service and who shoots to the moon and beyond. Is this you? We’re looking forward to seeing your application!
What do we offer you? Working in an international environment with colleagues from 70+ nationalities, a flat hierarchy, flexible working hours, unlimited (paid!) holidays and, the latest technologies and full ownership!
Open to Filipina with leadership attitude
MUST be Single, Female, 40 years old and below
Degree in Finance OR Accounting
ESSENTIAL But not must to be certified in ACCA or CA of CPA.
Proven working experience as SR. Accountant or Accounting Supervisor or Finance leader
At least 2 yeas of UAE experience is a must
Knowledge of UAE Vat Filing systems
Proficient in Tally/QuickBooks or any equivalent accounting software
Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases
Ability to manipulate large amounts of data
Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
High attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to direct and supervise
Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department
Monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports or statements
Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies and principles
Manage a team of accountants
District 2020 is a department, part of Expo, which will be everything surrounding the Expo legacy, how it will impact the region, and the world after Expo 2020. The department is developing the strategy to ensure there is deep and lasting impact in the following areas: Economic, Social, Reputational, Innovation, Culture, and Youth.
The Manager- Investments will be responsible for overseeing the investment requirements from a financial perspective for District 2020. Responsibilities include preparing financial models and reports, supporting strategy and sales team in optimizing cash flow.
۶+ years of work experience in preferrably in a well-knonwn Real Estate organization as well as;
– Professional qualifications – CA, CFA, ACCA are preferred;
About the company
HR Source Consulting is a premier Human Resources Consultancy that provide clients across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) with expert human resources planning and solutions. By inference, we have the expertise to attract high calibre candidates that fill specialist roles in the key industry sectors with focus in: – IT (Information Technology) – Media & Communications – FMCG and many others We deliver to a multitude of client organisations across the MENA region from leading multi-nationals (MNC’s) to SMEs and boutique businesses. We are your “Regional HR partner with Global Reach”. We adopt tailor made services and solutions to ensure that our clients need is fully met . We provide a multi-step consultancy approach to sourcing the ideal candidate, to ensure that your requirement is fully fulfilled and delivered to. Furthermore we offer tailor made HR Services and Solutions in the additional following areas: – Permanent Recruitment Solutions – Interim & Contract Recruitment Solutions – Managed Services – Salary Surveys – Outplacement Services – Relocation and Company setup advice In short, HR Source Consulting is dedicated to delivering human resources solutions at every level (from Junior, Mid to Senior and C-Level Executives). This includes successful placements for every type and size of client organisation by sourcing candidates at all levels of seniority. We like to go the extra mile and serve our clients every need of HR and provide additional solutions and services from salary surveys, market intelligence, outplacements services and relocation and company set up advice.