Financial Controller

@Anantara posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description

Company Description

Anantara Dubai Downtown Hotel invites you to an elegant sanctuary at the center of the UAE’s most dynamic city. Choose iconic cityscape and Burj Khalifa views from spacious modern rooms and suites just moments from Dubai Mall, Dubai Fountain, Dubai Opera, and the impressive tower itself. Choose complete convenience for easy exploration and total comfort in unrivaled Thai-inspired Anantara hospitality.

Job Description

Job Purpose:

The Finance Controller will act as the Head of the Finance Department and works mainly on providing useful financial analysis information in a timely and accurate manner. This position will ensure daily finance and accounting operations and closing reflects the correct performance and are in line with the company’s Finance and Accounting policy. To give support to the General Manager. This role will support annual budget preparation and any advice to departmental leaders on operational cost and profit throughout the year.

Main Responsibility:

1. Management Report

  • Take full responsibility for timely, accurate, and appropriate management information passed through SSC to prepare monthly management financial report
  • Ensure reporting procedures are clearly defined and updated to reflect the business needs currently and in the future. Take part in regular reviews with the operational management team
  • Provide input on financial planning, e.g. loss stores management from loss to break-even and profit, allocation of resources among various projects, renovation generates more returns

2. Budget & Forecast Management

  • Response for annual budget preparation that includes reviewing present and future business plans to develop the annual budget
  • Monitor and control business performance by comparison of actual results versus budget continuously and propose the areas for improvement
  • Reduce risk which may occur to the brand. Ensure the operation is complied with tax regulations and financial statements reflect all related transactions in each period.
  • Improve working capital, return on assets, and CAPEX management

3. Corporate & Consolidate Report

  • Manage all financial aspects to achieve strategic objectives, implement and maintain adequate financial control, policies, and processes to ensure all transactions are legitimate and in the best interest of the organization
  • In charge of overall financial management including financial reporting, analysis, and control function of budget & forecast activities

4. Risk Management

  • Support the business in applying risk management processes and techniques to increase awareness, ownership, and management of risks leading to improved business performance, including preparing periodic risk reports
  • Serve as a technical resource on risk management matters, including collaborating with the process, risk owners, and others to build knowledge and understanding of Risk management
  • Prepare various management reports about risk management matters for the Corporate Risk management function and Oversight Committees



  • Good analytical, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Good Command of business English
  • Sense of commercial


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (BBA), Finance & Accounting


  • Minimum 5-year experience with audit firm or financial analyst

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