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Finance Specialist - GBS Front Office

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a pioneering technology leader that is helping to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. We help to power your home, keep the factories running, and our hospitals and schools open. Come as you are and prepare to get better as you learn from others. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and plug into a team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

You as a Finance Specialist - GBS Front Office, will be part of Power Grids business based in Dubai, UAE. You are responsible to process accounting transactions for Accounts Payable in a complete, accurate and timely manner while ensuring compliance with internal guidelines and procedures and external regulatory requirements.

Your responsibilities

  • ABACUS reporting co-ordination with CSS and local front office responsibility for cluster countries.
  • Review of Analyzer output after reporting vs SAP, review of main KPIs. Controllers query review and co-ordination with CSS for re-reporting.
  • Closely work with controllers, especially in the month end to follow up and close the books on time. Balance sheet review with business controllers, file & MOM preparation follow up on actions.
  • Statutory / Group / ICV audit co-ordination with CSS, business controllers, providing schedules & reconciliation with books etc. Review of Result analysis mainly accounts SIE, BIE, CTC, WIP, LOP, controlling, allocation, error analysis and resolution.
  • POC (percentage of completion) / Billing in excess reports review. Review of IG related group transactions reporting.
  • AR aging / overdue / collection review & reporting. Lease accounting concept overview & accounting treatment under IFRS.
  • Review & process of requests on asset creation / disposal / write off / counting. HR vs FI reconciliation review with hub and advise on employee related accruals & reporting. CECL (Current expected credit loss) working review.
  • Tax including DTA calculation to agree with Tax manager & Tax consultant. Tax audit support in provision schedules & answering tax queries by government authority. VAT authorities queries FI related transaction support from front office.
  • Bank guarantee reconciliation / review / reporting. Awareness on migration related activity within SAP environment. Ensuring an up to date understanding of local finance fiduciary duties.
  • Maintaining a register of local finance fiduciary duties. Maintaining a mapping of local finance fiduciary duties into the function delivery organization clearly showing responsibilities for delivering the demand. Working closely with the GBS finance Front office manager and general accounting manager in defining and securing the delivery of the local finance fiduciary duties.
  • Preparing local GAAP reporting (in close cooperation with GBS Finance general accounting), including preparation of finance related information for relevant legal entity governing body meetings e.g., board meetings. Compiling with local statutory GAAP reporting within the timeline required by the company and local laws.
  • Securing timely local filings as per local legal requirements. Supporting or act as local contact person for external auditors.
  • Living Hitachi ABB Power Grid’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background

  • Around 3-5 years of experience in an audit / finance / project controller role.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, CA or ACCA.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Attention to detail and excellent organizing skills is a must.
  • Conversant with MS Office and email applications.

More about us

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, the business serves utility, industry and infrastructure customers across the value chain, and emerging areas like sustainable mobility, smart cities, energy storage and data centres. With a proven track record, global footprint and unparalleled installed base, Hitachi ABB Power Grids balances social, environmental and economic values, and is committed to powering good for a sustainable energy future, with pioneering and digital technologies, as the partner of choice for enabling a stronger, smarter and greener grid.

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Location Dubai, Generic, Utd.Arab Emir.
Job type Full-Time
Type of role Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)
Contract Regular/Permanent

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