Senior Accountant

Al Futtaim Group

Job Description

Senior Accountant – O2C | Finance Shared Service Center | Corporate Services

Overview of the role

As an (O2C) Senior Accountant 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
  • Review GL Reconciliations
  • 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
  • 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 BUFCs
  • To play an active role in transition and integration
  • Review customer master data created by O2C accountants
  • Review customer KYC documents updated by O2C accountants

What you will do

  • Timely O2C partnering support to Business in day-to-day operations
  • Review GL Reconciliations
  • 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
  • Actively participate in Transition activities

Required skills to be successfulGood accounting knowledge (IFRS knowledge is preferred)Analytical as well as Process orientedExcellent communication and presentation skillsPrior working knowledge in ERP systems (ex: SAP)Knowledge of Excel, Power Point and other Microsoft office toolsDetail-oriented and organized What equips you for the roleFinance Graduate or Semi-qualified or Qualified or equivalent qualificationsAt least 2 to 5 years relevant experience within a large organization in a supervisory level, with a good knowledge of ERP systems.

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