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About the job

About ArabyAds

ArabyAds was founded in 2013 and we help our clients to acquire customers at scale using data & technology across diverse set of digital advertising inventories which are managed through four of our platforms i.e. Checkout (social commerce), iConnect (influencer marketing), Adfalcon (programmatic advertising) & DeviceBoost.

We are a team of +260 passionate people across UAE, Egypt, KSA, Jordon, Lebanon & Tunisia. We are an agile, fast-growing, interdisciplinary team of passionate experts in media planning, influencer marketing, consumer research, developers & coders, data scientist, artificial intelligence, and machine learning with a shared mission to create sustainable value for our clients.  

ArabyAds is proud to be an equal opportunity employer regardless of your race, colour, gender, religion, age, disability, or marital status. We currently have people from 16 nationalities across our 6 locations and are happy to celebrate all festivals.

 Reporting to: Head, Shared Services Centre.

Shared Services Center_SSC

ArabyAds has established a Finance and Shared Service Function based in Cairo catering for all ArabyAds Markets with the following scope: Accounting, Purchase to Pay, Treasury, Taxes, Billings, Credit Control, Payroll, Statutory Reporting, Compliance.

 Key responsibilities:

  • The role specifically is Accountable for all aspects of Financial and Management Accounting including;
    • Management Accounting
      • Timely issuance of monthly results
      •  All reporting deliverables
      • Support Business to identify root causes behind material variances
    • General Ledger
      •  Ownership of GL and ensure all transactions are fully supported
      •  Ensure transparent and fully supported balance sheet
    • Support budget preparation and compilation of financial information
    • Ensure system design and processing of information enables full breakdown of all net sales streams and services by client hence the preparation a client P&L
    • Fixed Asset Register
    • Forex Exchange revaluations
    • Monthly Accruals Management
    •  Journal management
    • Tax related issues
    • Intercompany Transactions Management
  • Preparing Statutory Financial Statements
  • Establish and maintain strong links with Business and provide support as needed.
  • Manage a team of 1 in addition to external Tax advisors
  • Continually achieve set KPIs and strive to generate improvements in process and procedures.

In addition:

  • Complete ownership of the General Ledger and its integrity including, maintaining COA (chart of accounts), and accounting systems parameters.
  • Complete ownership of the Period end Closing process
  • Timely issuing of monthly results reports
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Fixed assets booking
  • Audit coordination, ensure all audit work is complete prior to visit and ensure all queries are resolved within 24 hours
  • Review VAT returns, Coordination with Tax Advisors as required
  • Internal Audit compliance
  • Manage Intercompany transactions process
  • Set and manage team performance against agreed KPIs.
  • Coordinates with other functions (AP, AR, Treasury, Compliance and Tax)
  • Generate Month end Closing Accruals and review aged items with respective functions (AP & AR) identify any required adjustment such as deferred income, analyze any aged items.
  • Forex Exchange Revaluation
  • General expenses accruals/ adjustments
  • Perform Allocations/Recharges
  • Maintaining COA (chart of accounts)
  • Lease accounting IFRS 16
  • Track Contingencies and Provisions

Experience Required:

  • Chartered Accountant, CPA ACCA trained and qualified in a medium to large size firm is plus
  • Extremely organized and structured
  • Solid track record in Financial control of multi-organizational structure
  • Enable the development of a robust organizational structure to ensure staff are trained and have a service attitude
  • Experience in managing a secure and transparent Internal Control environment
  • Ensure all statutory and regulatory requirements are complied
  • Thorough working knowledge of IFRS
  • Well organized with strength in prioritizing.
  • Flexible attitude to achieve results.
  • Calm under pressure.