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Financial Controller for Smart City Project

Duration: End of the year (potentially to be extended)

Region: Middle East (Starting Remotely)

Mode: Remote/On-site

Daily rate: TBD

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Our client is a top management consulting firm working for a telecom operator in the Middle East. The client is rolling out smart city infrastructure and use cases as a leading case study in the region.

They are searching for a Financial Controller to join the on-going project.

In general, the expert will be responsible for:
  • Revenue recognition & billing management
  • Responsible for Profit & Loss Statements for the Program
  • Maintaining Cost Vs Budget information. Monitoring utilization of budgets defined in the Business Cases.
  • Responsible for keeping the Business Cases updated
  • Procurement follow up PR / PIDs
Part of the Duties will also be:
  • Keep the P&L records updated
  • Revenue recognition based on IFRS15 standards. Processing the billings. Setting up the billing and revenue recognition process in coordination with PMO to have milestone / delivery-based revenue recognition scheme
  • Keep the Business Case updated and monitor utilization of budgets
  • Follow up on PRs and PIDs and the procurement process
  • Support Corporate Finance and coordination with them
  • Processing GRNS (Goods received notes) in line with the agreed milestones with vendors
Professional background
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and IFRS standards (especially IFRS15)
  • Experience in managing accounting and finance operations for a Mega project
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills and proficiency in using Excel, and preparing spreadsheet reports, financial statements and controlling reports
  • Deep auditing regulatory knowledge to ensure financial compliance
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Good communication skills to ensure full internal/external alignment and collaboration
  • Excellent analytical skills, hands-on experience and attention to details are key
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