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Group Financial Controller

Equiti Group
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Group Financial Controller

Dubai, United Arab EmiratesPosted 21 days ago
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Equiti is a pioneering fintech firm and world-class provider of multi-asset fintech products - from liquidity solutions to in-house tech hubs to online trading platforms. With over 400 global specialists in 9 languages, Equiti provides clients with access to individual, professional, and institutional brokerage services in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. At Equiti, we believe that financial opportunities can unlock potential for everyone, everywhere. We’re on a mission to deliver accessible online trading products around the world through education and accessibility. Think finance is stuffy? Think again. We see Equiti as a new breed of broker, and we are on the lookout for talented individuals who can perform and excel in a dynamic and innovative working environment. Our Finance department would like to welcome a detail-orientedGroup Financial Controller in our office in Dubai Responsibilities Lead the accounting and reporting function across the Equiti Group and ensure adherence to all accounting standards across all businesses and jurisdictions Lead and develop the monthly ledger close and Group reporting process into a mature, standardized function Develop a strong control and substantiation function across the Group, and implement standardization and efficiency across Country Finance teams Work closely with Group Head of FP&A on all stakeholder reporting requirements such as management accounts, board packs, budgets, forecasts, valuations and other reporting and ad-hoc requirements Manage the annual external audit and statutory reporting including the Group Finance team’s preparation of all financial reports and information Expect a leading role and ownership on Finance initiatives and such as revenue control, transfer pricing, taxation, accounting systems, finance transformation, etc. GFC will be (or become) an expert in the company’s ERP system SAP and eventually play a leading role in the strategic direction of Equiti Group’s accounting architecture and technology stack Incorporate new businesses into the accounting and reporting structure of Equiti Develop Group reporting processes as required and drive efficiency in process Manage a small team (1~2) with scope for increase as the role develops into a senior leadership role in Group Finance Skills & Competencies Strong attention to detail is critical to this role Drive and enthusiasm for change is a must Strong control mindset is a given Strong analytical and technical accounting (IFRS) skills Ability to work well both independently and in a team High professional standards, questioning nature and ready to challenge where necessary Experience Requirements Qualified Accountant with minimum 7 years PQE Financial services experience, ideally in a brokerage will be highly regarded Demonstratable SAP (or other ERP) experience will be highly regarded Audit background will be highly regarded Experience of working in a group reporting function and having prepared group consolidated accounts is important Strong understanding of multi-currency and foreign exchange is desirable Perks Each of our offices has its special perks; be it ‘no ties’, free lunches, charity events, or a hybrid work policy – but whenever you walk into an Equiti office, you’re sure to see a friendly face. We encourage international collaborations and always keep our eyes open to how we can do more. The benefits you can expect at your Equiti workplace include: Competitive salary package Performance-based bonus Medical insurance coverage for employees and family members Smart working options Employee wellness initiatives Personalized career development Company lunch in the office Regular company events With energy, drive, and imagination, there’s no limit to where your career can go at Equiti. With a diverse workforce and geographical spread of offices, we strongly support career development initiatives as well as provide a range of opportunities for professional and life experiences. Equiti is an equal opportunity employer. “Equiti” refers to a group of companies consisting of seven regulated financial services companies licensed to operate in the respective jurisdictions of their incorporation, in addition to our tech and marketing hubs. Equiti has presence in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East.

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