Finance Manager Full-time Job

1 week ago   Accounting & Finance   Abu Dhabi   130 views Reference: 37492
Job Details

Provide support to the Finance Controller in accomplishing its objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the accounting and financial reporting of EIA

Interact closely with Investment Operations to ensure accurate books and records are maintained and aligned between operations and financial records

Prepare the draft IFRS compliant financial statements for mid-year and year end

Prepare the quarterly Management Accounting pack and ensuring that all links to other reports are accurately maintained

Ensure the maintenance of accurate financial accounting records for all activities and the timely and effective closure and full reconciliation of each month end within agreed timescales

Prepare the EIA's annual budget is using zero based budgeting principles with line managers and budget owners

Responsible for the completion periodic reconciliation on a timely basis between accounting, performance and portfolio management systems to ensure consistency of data across all systems

Work closely with Internal Audit to ensure that internal audit findings are responded to and acted on within agreed time scales

Ensure periodic review is completed of the Finance policy manual making recommendations for changes and improvement

Responsible for being the subject matter expert for EIA's accounting software and ensure all upgrades or enhancement of systems are planned and implemented in a controlled, well documented and effective manner


Bachelor Degree, preferably in Accounting, Finance or Management

Preferably qualified accountant (CPA/ACCA/ICAEW) with international experience

8+ years post-qualifications experience with exposure to the accounting for derivatives and complex financial instruments under an IFRS environment

Experience in accounting and preparing financial statements in an asset management or pension fund background

Well-versed and considered an expert in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Should be familiar with business practice and culture in the region

Excellent leadership and people skills

In-depth Finance expertise across all processes

Company Description
Emirates Investment Authority (EIA) is the only Sovereign Wealth Fund of the Federal Government of the United Arab Emirates. Established in 2007, the EIA has actively sought unique investment opportunities locally, regionally and internationally, focusing on investing in asset classes that will help strengthen and diversify the UAE economy.
Its primary directive is to manage the sovereign wealth of the UAE by investing in a diversified portfolio of assets in key economic sectors and industries with the aim of delivering sustained financial gains for the UAE.