Accounting Manager

Accounting Manager
Dubai - United Arab Emirates



COTY MIDDLE EAST (based in Dubai)

An opportunity exists for an Accounting Manager in our office in Dubai. You will be responsible for the end-to-end entity management of Coty Distribution Emirates LLC, with full ownership and responsibility for Month-end close, Cash Flow Management, Accounting, Reporting, and Audit.


Responsibilities include:

Month End Closing & Reporting

  • Prepare a month-end close checklist for self, team, and SSC ensuring all month-end close tasks are completed on time, accruals reviewed, approved, and booked.
  • Ensure data submission to HFM, is reviewed by Co-pilots and CFOs before final submission
  • Prepare periodic reports for the business and/or senior management
  • Analysing and presenting KPI reports for the entity to senior management on a periodic basis
  • Coordinating with SSC to ensure compliance and review of all reports prepared by SSC


Fixed Assets & Fixed Costs

  • Ensure a proper review of the Fixed Assets is done annually, with periodic review of the AUC, and take full ownership of all fixed costs of the entity


Accounts Receivable & Trade Investment

  • Regular review of all Accounts Receivable & Trade Investment accruals and pending concerns with Senior Accountant, Business, and Senior Management
  • Monitoring all the financial aspects of Coty-owned Gucci Boutique Store.



  • Ensure all Intercompany charges are prepared and shared timely while ensuring the cross charges received are reviewed and booked timely


Master Data

  • Be attuned to the changes and the process involved for all master data for the entity, including Customer Master, Vendor Master, Pricing, Inventory, GL, Cost Centre & Profit centre


  • Taking ownership of the monthly VAT filing by the Senior Accountant, while also being the backup for the same


Auditing and control

  • Ensure all SOX processes are complied with
  • Ensure all external audit requirements are met

What will you bring?


  • Min 2 years of experience in the related field.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, capacity to read and interpret data
  • Proficient in SAP
  • Proficient in building dashboards using BI tools such as Power BI, and/or Tableau or any other software.
  • Must understand how to acquire, store, organize, and manage data to integrate multiple platforms so that data is accessible to everyone in the organization
  • Ability to think strategically, deal with complexity, and work together within a team.
  • Fluency in English is a must and Arabic is a plus.