Finance Officer

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Our client a diversified Financial Services company is opening a branch in the UAE (Abu Dhabi -ADGM) and working alongside GRS to recruit a Finance Officer to join their team. The successful candidate will be working with Senior Management, the Operations Manager and will be responsible for managing corporate funds as well as client asset management in line with FSRA regulatory. The ideal candidate will have 5 years’ experience in a similar role along with proven knowledge of working with various regulators. If you believe you match our clients’ criteria for this role, GRS look forward to hearing from you for this Abu Dhabi or Dubai based position.
  • Preparing Client Money reconciliations daily Prepare bank and clients’ account reconciliation, ensure reconciliations files are available and up to date for internal /External Audit and Regulatory examinations.
  • Other Client Money duties - Change of Segregation / Updating records of Acknowledgement letters Ensuring the correct book-keeping and compliance with applicable accounting standards.
  • Prepare value added tax returns and ensure taxes are paid properly and on time. Maintain up to date records and files for audits and examinations.
  • Assist in completing banking forms, applications, and KYC process.
  • Maintain up to date records and files of banking correspondents. Perform accounting and reporting activities throughout the month Validation & reconciliation of monthly results Responsible for the annual CASS audit and CMAR filing.
  • Construct and monitor reliable financial control systems Support the control and reporting of Company initiatives and projects Ensure regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met regarding all the Company’s financial affairs, including FSRA reporting and managing Company policies regarding regulatory capital requirements.
  • Maintain relationship with external auditors – managing their requests and ensuring that all relevant information is made available to them, investigating any recommendations and/or findings Maintain and enhance the Company’s finance policies
  • Work closely with the Risk and Compliance teams to prepare, maintain and submit for annual approval the company’s ICAAP; ILAA and the Pillar 3 disclosures Reporting of any suspicion of money laundering, terrorism financing or any criminal activity to the MLRO.
  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience. 3-5 years’ experience in an accounting role at a financial institution, ideally a brokerage environment within a tier 1 regulated jurisdiction
  • Experience of dealing with Client money Knowledge of the financial services regulatory environment.
  • Accounting certification such as CIMA, CMA, ACCA, CPA is preferred.
  • Attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills.
  • Ability to take ownership of work product and consistently deliver results.
  • Adaptability to collaborate with global teams and meet business needs.
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing regulatory environment
  • Competitive salary of up to AED 25,000 per month
  • Medical Insurance
  • Visa for self and dependants
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
To apply for this position, please email your CV to Amy Butler, quoting the above job reference.
Job Summary
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    29 July 2022
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