Chief Accountant

Chief Accountant needed for a leading law firm in Dubai, UAE.


  • Bachelor degree in finance or accounting. MBA or professional certifications are a plus (CPA, CA, CMA).

  • 6-8 years of relevant experience with a minimum of 2 years in controllership and/or finance management.

  • Strong understanding of Financial Statements. 

  • Good Knowledge in accounting standards and GAAP.

  • Must have relevant experience in a law firm or in any other professional services industry (Consultancy…).
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills.
  • Excellent English speaking and writing skills.
  • Available to start immediately or within maximum 2 weeks. 


  • Establishes and maintains the firm’s financial policies and procedures by providing operational and administrative direction to the accounting, budgeting, tax, insurance and investor relations’ functions.
  • Responsible for ensuring soundness of firm’s financial structure and managing the firm’s relationships with financial institutions, investors and government agencies.
  • Takes an active and leading role in development to maximize the overall corporate strategy.
  • Carries out processes to ensure that the management and shareholders have the right information to set goals, makes decisions and monitor performances.
  • Provides and implements procedures and systems necessary to maintain proper financial records and adequate accounting controls and services.  Responsible for internal control.
  • Acts as custodian of funds, securities and assets of the Firm.


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