Group Compliance Manager

Robert Half
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
21 Oct 2018
24 Oct 2018
Contract type
Full time

The Company

Robert Half International is working on an exclusive basis with a Distribution company in Dubai who are market leaders in their field.


The Group Compliance Manager is a member of the Group Finance team and is responsible for standard setting, implementation of standards and maintenance of a system to ensure broad compliance in the local stations and throughout the Group.

Key Responsibilities

  • Risk Management: development, implementation and operation of a comprehensive risk management process
  • Standard Setting / Best Practices: identification, creation, improvement and documentation of Group policies and standards on, amongst others, operations, accounting and reporting
  • Implementation and embedding of Group standards in the local stations
  • Compliance: design a system of checks and balances to ensure compliance with Group standards as well as legal, tax and other relevant regulations, company wide
  • Act as the expert to support finance teams within the Group and be the point of contact with the Regional Finance team's for any Group standard and compliance matters.
  • Specifically, support the Group Finance team on:
  • Maintenance of the internal control environment aimed towards strict compliance with IFRS, statutory accounting rules and the Group policies and procedures
  • Review and continually improve accounting policies and procedures, ensure appropriate communication of changes across all departments.


  • Graduate calibre with a likely minimum of 10+ years post qualified finance experience - with some years working in a logistics environment.
  • Expert knowledge of risk management, audit principles and compliance.
  • Exposure to all aspects of the Finance function, including accounting, financial analysis, consolidation and management/statutory reporting.
  • Pragmatic writer/designer of policies, standards and short and clear procedures and instructions.
  • Accounting Qualification (CA, ACCA or equivalent).
  • Previous experience of working for an Accountancy Big 4 Organization.
  • Logistics industry experience.

Salary and Benefits

  • 30,000 - 35,000 AED Per Month

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