Financial Accountant

  • Post Date: 24th August 2019
  • Apply Before: 23rd September 2019
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Job Overview

Date: 24-Aug-2019

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 37991No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.

Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.About the Job:

We are currently looking to recruit a Financial Accountant for Intersect by Lexus in Dubai. Under the direct supervision of the Outlet Manager, the Financial Accountant is responsible to perform a variety of general accounting support tasks for the restaurant. This position will also provide all levels of management with accurate financial information on a timely basis via verbal and/or written communication or documentation by being a subject matter expert.

Your key responsibilities are as follows:


  • Prepare revenue report on a daily basis
  • Reconciles total outlet sales to total charges
  • Audit and verify all revenue transactions recorded to source documents/systems
  • Prepare F&B Statistic reports with supporting documents
  • Review daily open Food and Beverage posting
  • Ensure all voided checks, corrections and unsettled checks approved by the Restaurant Manager
  • Performs spot checks on Outlets cashiers float and open checks
  • Ensure all discounts are applied within the approved scheme
  • Ensure all check transfers, split and add on are approved by the Restaurant Manager
  • Ensures all adjustments are supported by documentation detailing the charges
  • Ensures that programs involving coupons, certificates, and vouchers are adequately controlled
  • Prepare monthly Tips payment coming from cash and credit card

Banking/ General Cashier

  • Daily banking involving the collection of cash envelopes from safe, and the opening, counting and balancing as a whole
  • Ensures notes are send to bank on daily basis
  • Prepared Daily General Cashier summary
  • Issue and return house bank contracts as required and prepare house bank accounts summary on a monthly basis
  • Check all float totals regularly and keeps control on any rotating floats

Credit / Invoicing

  • Reconciles on daily basis the credit card transactions on the system to those on the machine closing reports
  • Ensure all X and Z report are obtained from CC machines on daily basis
  • Ensure all variances are followed up and resolved
  • Reconcile Credit Card payment received from the bank
  • Follow up any charge back case from the bank
  • Maintain a filing system for account receivable records
  • Invoicing system

Cost Control

  • Ensure all menu items and prices are configured in the system as per approved menu
  • Monitors the buffet controls, especially over cash settled checks to prevent reuse ensuring all revenue is recorded
  • Verify and record all Entertainment inside and outside checks
  • Costing of all Menus and Buffet items
  • Establish Beverage par stock for bars
  • Conduct spot check on all inventory items

Inventory Management

  • Monthly reconciliation of inventory items to SAP
  • Escalation on items not reconciled
  • Creation of New Items/Parts in SAP

MIS Reporting

  • Mid-Month forecast
  • Day 1 Closing forecast
  • Preparation and finalizing of monthly accruals and management of this
  • Timely closing of the month end
  • Preparation and Presentation of rolling forecast (3+9,6+6,9+3 & Budget)
  • Stock projections
  • ICM resolution
  • Monthly financial reports

About You:

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor in Commerce Degree or any Internationally-Accredited Professional Accountancy Qualification. You will have strong knowledge in financial accounting, credit and invoicing, inventory management, cost control and MIS reporting.  You will have with at least 3 years’ experience as a Financial Accountant preferably in the F & B industry. You should have strong ERP knowledge, preferably in SAP. Excellent time management and analytical skills are required in this role. You should also have an excellent interpersonal skill, with a strong ability to communicate to all management levels. Candidates with valid UAE driving license is required for this role.


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Job Detail
  • Career LevelOthers
  • Experience2-5 Years
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