Overview

Job Requisition ID: 141384 

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United A”rab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world’s most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate. 

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day.

Al-Futtaim Group Finance Shared Service Centre (FSSC) is currently seeking a finance professional to join their team in the capacity of Accounts Manager – O2C.

JOB PURPOSE

As an (O2C) Accounts Manager in Group Finance Shares Service Centre (FSSC), he/she will focus on supporting the day-to-day activities of the O2C function whilst complying with organization’s policies and procedures and ensuring necessary checks and balances to mitigate risks through his team members:

This position will be responsible for the following.

  • Ensure strong control and governance to the activities involved in Order to Cash process in compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Drive further development and enhancement of the current process
  • Ensuring daily/weekly/monthly partnering support to business operations are completed by O2C accountants such as Customer Refunds, DP transfer, Exceptional application of customer payments, Cancellations and Return, Passport Release, Rebates etc
  • Review GL Reconciliations such as Revenue Control Accounts, Upsells, SMC, Warranty, F&I etc. periodically
  • Ensure risks/exceptions / interface fallouts highlighted by accountants are resolved on a timely manner by performing review, reconciliation, escalations, and substantiation of O2C accounts and reports.
  • Review Accounts Receivables and overdues position shared with business to facilitate their follow-up and collection activities
  • Review customer accounts reconciliation carried out by accountants
  • Review provision working for various risks including doubtful debts as per Policy
  • Review and approve various accounting entries made by accountants such as refund, credit notes, debit notes
  • Review and comply with the department check list for month end and year end book closing
  • Identify standardization and automation initiates and drive as a project for cost saving
  • Ensure Support with resolution of audit requests (internal and external) within the submission timelines
  • Review GL Schedules from the Balance Sheet Substantiation perspective as per the group initiative
  • Support management with ad-hoc reporting requirements
  • Liaise with IT Team, System, Process & Compliance Team, Divisional Controlling Team, and various Business Units to resolve issues, escalations, projects, and other initiatives
  • Conduct review meeting with business
  • To play an active role in transition and integration when required

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Timely O2C partnering support to Business in day-to-day operations
  • Review GL Reconciliations such as Revenue Control Accounts, Upsells, SMC, Warranty, F&I etc. periodically
  • Daily collection control account monitoring and exception management
  • Perform monthly / periodic reconciliation and substantiation of O2C accounts and highlight exceptions and related risks to the Business
  • Preparation and circulation of periodic O2C exception reports & dashboards to stakeholders
  • Perform assigned month end book closing tasks within O2C
  • Computation of Provision for doubtful debts in accordance with Policy
  • Identify and support process standardization and improvement initiatives to improve efficiency and quality of reporting for FSSC O2C processes
  • Any other O2C activities assigned from time to time

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, & SKILLS

 Education Qualification:

  • Finance Graduate or Semi-qualified or Qualified or equivalent qualifications

Minimum Experience and Knowledge:

  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years’ relevant experience within a large organization, with a good knowledge of ERP systems.

Job-Specific/Technical Skills required to complete the tasks:

  • Good accounting knowledge
  • Analytical as well as Process oriented
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Prior working knowledge in ERP systems (ex: SAP)
  • Knowledge of Excel, Power Point and other Microsoft office tools
  • Detail-oriented and organized

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Organization: Must possess the drive to learn, prioritize and manage workload with minimum supervision
  • Communication: Effectively communicate/liaise with internal/external contacts
  • Team Player: Should enjoy working in a team and be able to solve problems and resolve issues in an amicable manner
  • Should have interpersonal and delegation capabilities
  • Should comply with Al-Futtaim core values: Respect, Integrity, Collaboration and Excellence

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About Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Al-Futtaim’s family business traces its origins back to the 1930s on the banks of the Dubai Creek, a trailblazer for innovative trading concepts designed to enrich lifestyles. Today, Al-Futtaim is present in 29 countries, represents over 200 companies spanning the automotive, finance, retail, and real estate industries, and we are now 42,000 people strong.