Mercedes-Benz Cars Middle East

  • Accounting & Cost Controlling Senior Executive

    Location AE-Dubai
    Vacancy ID
    Daimler Commercial Vehicles MENA
    Finance / Accounting / Controlling
  • Overview


    Accounting & Cost Controlling Manager


    Main Objective

    •  Handling Cash Flow
    •  Supervising Accounts Payables
    •  Managing Accounts Receivables
    •  General Ledger Accounting and Maintenance
    •  VAT Accounting & Tax Return filing
    •  Month End and Audit Support
    •  Processes and Policies
    •  AX Dynamics Support
    •  Reporting
    •  General Support to Vendors
    •  OP Budget Planning
    •  Financial Reporting & Analysis


    Cash Flow

    •  Coordinating & supporting in managing the cash flow efficiently
    •  Planning and Forecasting the cash flow to ensure proper Funding
    •  Continuous improvement of current cash flow reporting system

    Accounts Payables

    •  Support and Manage the centralised invoicing process
    •  Monitor daily payables invoices and transactions as per the company chart of accounts and budgets
    •  Ensure timely payments to vendors, staff, and other external parties are made according to company policies and procedures
    •  Supervise day to day payables and vendors ageing

    Accounts Receivables

    •  Maintain and manage the timely issuing of invoices to customers on monthly basis
    •  Provide support to customers on queries raised
    •  Regular follow up with customers on cash collection
    •  Monitoring the outstanding receivables account through monthly submission of ageing reports
    •  Maintaining receivables monthly reconciliations

    General Ledger Accounting and Maintenance

    •  Ensure and Approve all accounting entries incorporated in the company accounts and as per the schedule of authority
    •  Maintaining the company’s chart of accounts
    •  Monitoring day to day general entries
    •  Scrutiny of ledger accounts on regular basis

    VAT Accounting

    • Prepare and review tax calculations, estimates and reports accruals 
    • Manage tax compliance, reporting, and filing works for the Entity 
    • Ensure timely and accurate filing of VAT returns 
    • Establish appropriate system or processes for tax risk management for the Entity 
    • Act as the key point of contact and support for our taxation matters 
    • Liaise with tax authorities and provide tax audit support for the Entity 
    • Manage external tax authorities and consultants 
    • Provide internal tax advisory services and support on business operation matters to the Entity

    Month End and Audit Support

    •  Support in the Monthly Accounting Reporting Package including approvals of month end accruals and amortizations
    •  Preparing the reconciliations of GL accounts along with Trial Balance, Balance Sheet and P/L on monthly basis
    •  Ensuring all financial reporting deadlines is met
    •  Support all internal and external audit activities to achieve unqualified report for the financial year
    •  Ensure proper adherences to internal controls and DAG Compliance guidelines

    Process and Policies

    •  Continuous improvements in current accounting process to enhance efficiency
    •  Provide solutions for efficient, cost saving and time


    •  Generating and controlling monthly reports for cash, receivables, and general ledgers
    •  Generating and maintain expat reports on monthly basis
    •  Providing and handling regular and irregular reports to management/departments as and when required

    General Support to Vendors

    •  Provide information and support to vendors on regular queries for payments and other matters
    •  Build up efficient liaison with external vendors.
    •  Maintain strong communication bridge between Finance and other departments

    Cost controlling

    •  Support of OP Budget Planning & Preparation. Cost Allocation for Common, Office Rent, External Entities. IMPACT preparation and support
    •  Support with the development of Plan and Forecasts. Budget vs Actuals Deviation Monitoring. Support with the analysis and other Financial Reports with Detailed Analysis.
    •      Preparation of Consolidated Report for all Business Units at DMEL level. Support of the preparation and submission of monthly actuals and EAs



    •  Passion
    •  Respect
    •  Integrity
    •  Discipline
    •  Professionalism
    •  Analytical skills
    •  Good organizational skills
    •  Dedication
    •  Commitment
    •  Team Player


    •  3 years+ Experience in General Accounting, VAT Accounting and Financial Planning/Analysis
    •  Knowledge of UAE taxation laws and regulations
    •  Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
    •  Knowledge of any ERP systems (Preferable AX Dynamics)
    •  English: Fluent in written and spoken commands
    •  Experience in Automotive Industry and Business Intelligence is a plus


    •  Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Finance, Certified courses in Accounting (CMA, CPA, etc.) is a plus

    Start date


     01.05.2019


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