Finance and Accounting Analyst
DHL Express
منذ 5 يوم
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83651 Job Purpose

The key purpose and objective of the role is to develop future finance managers to be posted in MENA or within DPDHL Express.

He will be assigned in almost all phases of accounting and finance related activities. To provide detailed financial analysis on Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss and alert the management for any risks and opportunities.

Prepares financial reporting and analysis and coordinates budget and forecast process while ensuring rigorous financial control in line with CRISP, DPDHL policies and supports Accounting Governance and compliance activities and VAT submission of returns and ensuring regulations compliance.

Principal Accountabilities

  • To undertake revenue and accounts receivable work related tasks. Produce proper reports to the business controllers and commercial managers so they are able to assist in the revenue and credit control processes where applicable.
  • Review accounts receivables, the ageing analysis and the provision for accounts receivables and ensure compliance with group policies IFRS9 and other related standards.

  • To undertake the accounts payable including payments work related tasks. Ensure PtP workflow is properly adhering to from Procurement Software to Basware to ERP.
  • Ensure that reconciliation of suppliers statement of accounts are reconcile monthly avoiding variance protecting the interest of the company.

  • To undertake fund and treasury management including cash management work related tasks. As a trainee you will act as assistance in ensuring proper cash management reporting and reconciliations of all 3rd party bank accounts and IHB.
  • To undertake general finance and accounting work such as forecasting and budgeting. Assist during the planning and budgeting cycles and ensure accurate data and global, regional and area guidelines are achieved.
  • To undertake other financial tasks to include producing Financial Statements, analysis and reconciliations. Prepare regular financial reports and analysis and provide support for analytical review of the financial information relating to forecasts and / or budgets vs. actual results.
  • To undertake other financial tasks to include producing Financial Statements, analysis and reconciliations. Prepare regular financial reports and analysis and provide support for analytical review of the financial information relating to forecasts and / or budgets vs. actual results.
  • To undertake and support VAT related activities within MENA reporting units such activities to mention a few : Assist in detection and evaluation of risks and opportunities surrounding VAT and ensuring the completeness of assigned tasks and compliance as well as ensuring the organizations to be updated on changes in tax legislations.
  • Provide regularly with exception reports identifying any unusual VAT transactions errors including the preparations of VAT related balance sheet and profit and loss reconciliations by set deadlines.

    Assistance in all other VAT related activities as assigned by the direct manager from time to time.

  • Review Fixed Assets Register and the schedule of depreciation charge on a monthly basis.
  • Monitor accruals against actual payments.
  • Assist with additional work load on month end, quarter and year end processes.
  • Ensure that financial systems are kept in good order and be able to provide information for management as and when required.
  • Monitor the control of ledger through active management and analysis of all data and assist where required during the audit procedure.
  • Direct control and monitor the development and compliance with financial policies and procedures and documentation as appropriate so that costs are within budget and to be alerted to financial issues and trends in order to develop cost savings initiatives.
  • Ensure that financial policies and procedures are appropriate and followed in the area of procurement, recording and safeguarding of companys assets.
  • Design formats of new reports and analyses from time to time and ensure implementation after discussing with related departments
  • a) Context

  • The Bahrain OPS Finance is a unit that will deliver a reliable and high quality service to our suppliers and customers while continually driving unit costs down through standardisation, process enhancement and the encouragement of employee excellence.
  • Bahrain OPS Finance serves 19 management entities and provides accounting for all entities plus customer billing, queries, credit control services to the country organisations as agreed in service level agreements with customers representatives.
  • This position is responsible for accurate and correct classification of balance sheet and profit and loss accounts, which is very significant in achieving reliable financial statements that are subject for annual review by independent external auditors and internal auditors as well.
  • The job holder has to ensure internal accounting control policies and procedures are strictly implemented and weaknesses are identified to avoid material loss in the company.
  • b) Reporting Relationship

    This role reports directly to Director - OPS Finance MENA


  • MENA Office Finance Staff
  • MYSSC Staff
  • Internal Auditors
  • Cost Center Managers in Bahrain Hub, Dubai Hub, Area Management, Charter Ops, Iraq and Afghanistan finance staff
  • EEMEA Finance, Bonn Corporate Consultant, and Aviation finance staff
  • Countries Finance Team
  • External

  • External Auditors
  • Banks and Suppliers whenever necessary
  • d) Problem Solving

  • The position requires the job holder to assist and advise Finance Manager on DPDHL Accounting and Reporting guidelines.
  • Proficiency in AOP process and budgeting tool is also expected to support the cost centre managers when required.

  • This role will work to tight schedules and deadlines. In supporting a number of managers, there need to be constant prioritising of workload in order to meet deadlines.
  • Assure timely and correct data. Analyse data on anomalies and signal relevant managers.
  • Ensure that issues and problems are logged and closed upon resolution and expected to solve day to day issues regarding tasks under this roles responsibility.
  • e) Decision Making

  • Determine the validity and accuracy of data supplied from various sources. Find suggestions and seek solutions in line with functional managers for issues raised as a result of the financial analysis conducted and need to decide on priorities.
  • To control credit balances to avoid unforeseen increases and sizes, and assess credit worthiness of new and existing customers
  • Write offs, credit stops are done within the agreed limits to ensure continuity in the overall credit control service line.
  • f) Planning and Organisation

  • The job holder is required to plan and priorities the reports and data effectively, as reporting deadline (network or local) is very important and failure to achieve this will result in the delay of Global consolidation (DPDHL).
  • Inaccurate data will result in wrong information and rectifying errors will result in time constraints that will delay the reports.

  • Manage the assigned reporting timetables for monthly reporting, forecast, budgets and quarterly and yearly submission
  • g) Job Challenge

  • Streamline existing data quality and reporting formats and provide world class service to internal customers, while making sure to meeting tight internal and external reporting deadlines.
  • To ensure that reported analysis are based on credible sources and add value to management decision process.
  • Meeting tough Corporate and Area reporting deadlines require a comprehensive time management skills.
  • Provide services to countries according assigned tasks ensuring positive relationship.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Educated to Degree level with an appropriate Finance and / or Accounting major.
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in any phase of Finance or Accounting.
  • Good working knowledge of DHL policies and procedures in general, banking processes, accounts payable, general ledger, revenue, receivables and operating fixed assets processes.
  • Excellent working knowledge of inter-company processes
  • Ability to coordinate work and provide effective service to internal and external customers
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills. Good standard of written and oral English
  • Advance computer literacy. Strong command on MS Windows, Excel, Word (Vision Excel and advanced level skills will be a plus)
  • Establishing a course of action to accomplish specific goals.
  • Ability to express well-thought concise and timely oral and written information
  • Good team player
  • Ability to effectively explore alternatives so as to reach common results
  • Demonstrating a high level of commitment, energy, resilience and tenacity in doing the job
  • Pay attention to Detail
  • Tolerance to Stress
  • Passion for delighting customers
  • An effective coordinator in driving processes and communicated processes in an effective manner
  • Resilient to financial and business controls
  • Ability to see and understand big picture
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to comply with processes and develop processes over a period of time
  • Ability to interact with staff and managers at different level
  • Must be resilient and prepared to work flexible hours as required
  • A team work player and work on own initiative
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