Finance & Admin Manager Gulf

Singapore Airlines
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Competitive salary
15 Oct 2019
01 Nov 2019
Job role

Singapore Airlines (SIA) is one of the most respected travel brands in the world, with one of the youngest and most modern fleets in the industry, and the Singapore Girl as its internationally-recognizable icon of excellent customer care and service. With its operations based in Singapore Changi Airport, the Singapore Airlines Group’s passenger route network covers over 130 destinations across the globe.

To maintain our position as a leader in the industry, Singapore Airlines is committed to recruiting bright and dynamic individuals and nurturing them to their full potentials throughout their careers. SIA provides training and career development opportunities to enable our people to reach the highest standards of professional
and personal competence.


Manage all financial, administrative and HR activities of Singapore Airlines (SIA) in the Gulf region in accordance with the corporate Financial & HR policies of the company and local legislation.

Provide critical financial appraisals and inputs with respect to the country so that (a) country management can take decisions with full knowledge and awareness of financial implications and (b) HO/Regional Office can exercise effective financial control over country activities.


  • Ensure timely and accurate recording, preparation and submission of periodic financial reports, etc., to enable the station transactions to be systematically recorded in the

  • Company's main accounting and reporting systems.

  • Ensure proper screening and processing of invoices/claims so that amounts due to Company's creditors are correctly recorded and paid as per payment terms.

  • Ensure that credit control functions are effectively carried out. Manage Company debtors by continuously and proactively analyzing, identifying and covering credit risk so that revenues are maximized without jeopardizing Company receivables.

  • Ensure timely follow up and recovery of all debts including under collections so that all dues are recovered within the credit period allowed by the Company.

  • Ensure compliance to tax regulations such as UAE indirect tax (VAT) and corporate tax in offline points with timely filing by statutory deadlines.

  • Ensure strict cash flow management with timely repatriations where relevant.

  • Ensure compliance to budgetary control procedures to enable station to exercise effective control over departmental budgets.

  • Implement adequate controls on Company assets (including verification, insurance, custodianship, authorized utilization and proper maintenance) to ensure that they are safeguarded.

  • Proactively seek areas of improvement in processes and procedures at station and recommend changes or automation proposals (wherever feasible) which not only benefit station but positively impact the entire network.

  • Submit special reports/recommendations to HO on significant developments affecting the
    Company's financials so that necessary steps can be taken in co-ordination with the HO for proper handling of such developments.

  • Provide Finance leadership at the station and develop finance awareness amongst the non-finance business units through regular meetings so that the station can take financially sound and costeffective decisions.

  • Handle various HR related and general administration functions at the station.